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Advanced Leadership Program (live-virtual / on campus)

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The Advanced Leadership Diploma offers an immersive 3-months journey for individuals seeking to enhance their leadership prowess in an ever-evolving business landscape. Our program, taught in a live-virtual and a on-campus format, embraces a holistic approach to leadership development. It integrates cutting-edge theoretical insights with practical, real-world applications, ensuring participants not only understand but also can effectively implement contemporary leadership strategies. With its focus on critical areas such as strategic analysis during uncertainty, fostering innovation, financial acumen, change management, employee motivation, and emotional intelligence, the program stands as a beacon for those aspiring to lead with vision and efficacy. Participants will emerge with a richer, more nuanced perspective on leadership, ready to make a significant impact in their organizations and industries. During the program you will experience: 

  1. Enhanced Leadership Skills: Elevate your leadership capabilities with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary leadership challenges and strategies, preparing you to effectively navigate and lead in today’s dynamic business landscape.

  2. Strategic Acumen: Gain in-depth insights into strategic analysis during uncertainty, helping you to make informed decisions and build resilient, adaptive strategies for your organization.

  3. Innovation and Change Management Mastery: Acquire advanced skills in fostering innovation and managing change, essential for driving growth and staying competitive in rapidly evolving markets.

  4. Emotional Intelligence and Team Development: Develop a deeper understanding of emotional intelligence to enhance team dynamics and organizational culture, fostering a more engaged and productive workforce.

  5. Practical Application and Peer Learning: Benefit from practical, real-world applications, including case studies and interactive sessions, and learn from the diverse experiences of your peers, enriching your professional network.

This course focuses on middle managers and specialists. The course includes a one week on campus period *09 – 15 September 2024.


Course Information


live virtual


9,950 CHF*


o9 September – 07 December 2024*

* On campus in Kloten-Zurich:

09 – 15 September 2024


Topics covered

Module 1: Strategy and Strategic Analysis During Uncertainty

  • Navigating Business Environments in Uncertain Times
  • Strategic Analytical Frameworks in Uncertain Environments
  • Developing Adaptive and Resilient Business Strategies
  • Incorporating Future Trends and Innovations into Strategy

Module 2: Fostering Innovation in Fast-Changing Environments

  • Understanding the Dynamics of Change
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Innovation Processes and Frameworks
  • Leveraging Technology and Data for Innovation

Module 3: Interpretation of Financial Analysis

  • Fundamentals of Financial Statements
  • Cost Analysis and Management
  • Investment Appraisal and Valuation Techniques
  • Financial Risk Management

Module 4: Leading Change

  • Theories and Models of Change Management
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • Leveraging Networks for Effective Change
  • Cultural Intelligence in Change Leadership

Module 5: Motivating Employees

  • Understanding Human Motivation
  • Innovative Employee Motivation Techniques
  • Designing Motivating Work Environments
  • Psychological Safety and Employee Well-being

Module 6: Emotional Intelligence

  • Self-Awareness and Self-Management in Leadership
  • Building and Managing Interpersonal Relationships
  • Cultivating Organizational Awareness through Emotional Intelligence
  • Fostering an Emotionally Intelligent Team Culture
  • Developing Resilience in Teams and Leaders

Course Outline

Induction:  10 June 2024


Strategy and Strategic Analysis During Uncertainty:  14. – 16. June 2024

Fostering Innovation in Fast-Changing Environments: 12. – 14. July 2024

Interpretation of Financial Analysis: 30. August – 01. September 2024

Leading Change: 20. – 22. September 2024

Motivating Employees: 18. – 20. October 2024

Emotional Intelligence: 15. – 17. November 2024

Assignment due: 06 December 2024

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