Understanding the intricacies of today’s business environment and strengthening your capacity to contribute at a higher level and/or as a member of your senior management team.
In this course, your will hone your ability to create value, get everyone on the same page and change your organizational culture, all of which are incontrovertible assets in the ever-evolving corporate world. You will also acquire new approaches and analytical tools to make better, bolder strategic decisions. Come tap into the wisdom of business veterans who have “been there” and share experiences with your fellow participants about the challenges you have had to face. Use your newfound knowledge to become the executive you want to be – someone with strategic insight, decision-making prowess and a knack for thinking outside the box in order to make better decisions at the top and within your management team.
This program will help you:
Current or aspiring leaders, senior executives or management team members within an organization, division, business unit or department. You have formal managerial training and 10+ years of management experience
Broaden your horizons, learn from experts and experienced managers, be prepared to climb the next rung of the corporate ladder, expand your sphere of influence and reinforce your reputation as a senior executive with strategic insight, superior decision-making skills and the capacity to make a real and lasting difference.
Instructors: Réal Jacob, MPs, CEA, Professor, HEC Montréal. Program Coordinator, co-author of Paroles de PDG and judge for Les Affaires’ CEO of the Year competition.
Guest executive: Robert Dutton, Adjunct Professor, HEC Montréal. Former CEO of RONA and corporate director.
The books Paroles de PDG and Mise à niveau (Robert Dutton’s autobiography) will be distributed to all participants.
Day 1 - Shifting Perspective
Instructor: Nicolas Vincent, Associate Professor, Department of International Business, HEC Montréal
Instructor: Jacques Neatby, lawyer, MBA, Partner at MindLab Global Solutions and consultant for executive teams across the globe.
Guest executives: in tandem, Christiane Germain, Co-President, Marie Pier Germain, Director of Opérations, Groupe Germain Hotels.
Day 2 - Strategic Thinking For the Win!
Instructors: Louis Hébert, Co-Director, McGill–HEC Montréal EMBA, Director, MBA Program, HEC Montréal, Professor at HEC Montréal and Alain Brunet, adjunct professor at HEC Montréal, former president and CEO of the SAQ.
Day 3 - Thinking More Strategically
Instructor: Laurent Simon, Professor at HEC Montréal and co-founder and co-director of Mosaic, HEC Montréal’s creativity and innovation hub focusing on research, knowledge transfer and dissemination.
Day 4 - Leading Strategic Change and Organizational Transformation
Instructors: Réal Jacob, Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, HEC Montréal and Program Coordinator.
Day 5 - Transitioning to an Executive Role
Instructors: Alain Gosselin, PhD, FCHRP, Professor, Department of Human Resources Management, HEC Montréal. Head of the Collaboration module for the McGill–HEC Montréal EMBA program and co-author of Paroles de PDG.
Guest executive: Geneviève Fortier, MA, FCHRP, Senior Vice President Distribution, SSQ Insurance. Chair of the CHUM/CHU Sainte-Justine Board of Directors; member of the Sanimax Board of Directors. Former senior executive with several prominent private-sector organizations.
This is a dynamic, interactive and intensive program, using a wide variety of learning methods, including case studies, concrete examples of best practices in action, analysis grids, group discussions and conversations with high-level business leaders.
Part of the program will be held in residence so that participants can devote their undivided attention and energy to their training and take full advantage of the synergies resulting from the intensive format.
Participants will also receive a compendium of resources to take with them to support what they have learned during the course.
Participants will receive a copy of the following books:
Module 1: In residence, Alt Hotel Quartier DIX30. May 3 (evening) and 3 days: May 4, 5 and 6, 2020.
Program registration includes three nights’ lodging along with breakfasts, lunches, breaks and dinners in one of the restaurants near the hotel.
Module 2: HEC Montréal – 2 days: June 4 and 5, 2020.
Module 2 will take place at HEC Montréal and includes breaks and lunches.