Increase your competitive gain by aligning your business strategy with your organizational structure. You'll gain the frameworks to build a highly energized workforce that operates in a fashion to achieve long-term business goals.
A well-crafted organizational design must support the execution of a chosen business strategy. And as business strategies evolve to meet changing market demands, so should a company's internal structure. This requires connecting the interdependent needs of your business strategy with your organizational design and culture. This type of leadership requires a strategic approach to make effective high-stakes management decisions, provide and influence guidance, and execute in ways that align with your business strategy.
This program explores three key management areas to help your organization prepare and respond to changing market demands. First, you will define and evaluate business strategies through a behavioral lens, increasing your ability to envision your organization's future. Next, you'll connect your business strategy to effective organizational structures - how are responsibilities assigned, how communication flows throughout organization, and how to incentivize workforces. And lastly, you'll examine powerful organization cultures that embraces change and innovation to prepare your business to meet future goals.
Business leaders, especially senior executives, must understand the impact of changing trends and behaviors. Economics provides a powerful lens for evaluating competing business options, opportunity costs, and tradeoffs. This program incorporates the approach to economic research and experimentation that makes the University of Chicago a leader in this field. When you attend this program, you'll learn from world-class faculty and researchers who are generating insights in how economic agents cope with changing environments, and increase in your ability to select choices based on economics' role in executive decision-making.
By attending, you will:
This program is for mid to senior-level executives responsible for setting their company's strategic vision and seeking to align their internal workstreams better to meet these goals. Those who contribute to driving organizational change and influencing employees at an enterprise level will also benefit. This program is appropriate for various industries and sectors.
Titles include Director, Vice President, C-Suite, Unit Mangers, and those in Talent Management and Human Resource roles.
Gibbs received the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature from the American Accounting Association. He has received four Hillel Einhorn Excellence in Teaching Awards.
Gibbs earned an AB, AM and PhD in economics, all from the University of Chicago.
Shivakumar received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Madras, India, a master's degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago, and a PhD in economics from Indiana University.
Shivakumar is an avid crossfit, yoga and golf enthusiast.
Note: The London offering, taught exclusively by Professor Gibbs, is a highly focused three-day offering centered around on the program's organizational design concepts.
The Chicago offering is five days, taught by professors Gibbs and Shivakumar.
Strategic Leadership: Mental Processes and Dimensions
Organizational Design: Align Your Strategy to Your Structure
An Organization's Readiness: Cultures and Climates