Do you have gaps in your current business knowledge that are limiting your career development? Perhaps you are in a functional role and are either looking to, or are about to move into a general management position? IMD's Foundations for Business Leadership program brings you up to speed with accelerated learning in all the essential cross-functional business leadership skills and helps you to integrate them into your business as a whole. Across three weeks you develop your critical leadership competencies and accelerate your mastery of the true business fundamentals that will enable you to deliver lasting value for your career, and your organization. For participants considering a longer learning journey, this program acts as your first step to IMD's Executive MBA, or you may choose to pursue our Program for Executive Development and earn a Diploma.
Gain confidence in marketing, operations, finance, strategy, industry analysis, business models and entrepreneurship Understand how value is created by integrating functions, and apply your new and enhanced capabilities to complex business issues Get assessed on your understanding of business fundamentals, and your effectiveness as a team member Enhance your essential leadership skills and develop a strong executive presence
Who Should Attend
You are an experienced manager looking to boost your cross-functional business skills to become an effective general manager/business leader. You aim to move, or have just moved, into general management. Typically you are working as a function or department manager, or already managing a business, country or region.
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