Getting Things Done On Campus: Barcelona | June 1-4, 2021
Live Online | Start date: February 2022 (dates TBC)
Getting Things Done On Campus: Barcelona | June 1-4, 2021
Live Online | Start date: February 2022 (dates TBC)
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Make Your Strategy Happen

When a business strategy fails, shortcomings are often exposed, not necessarily in the strategy itself but in its execution. The ability to make your strategy work is critical for business leaders and it is the overriding factor in determining a company’s long-term success.

Unlock the mysteries behind strategy implementation and discover the factors that are crucial to bringing about the successful execution of business objectives.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Lead successfully through strategy execution.
  • Prepare your “taking-charge strategy” for your next assignment.
  • Identify sources of power within your organization and use them to build influence.
  • Map an organization’s political terrain to identify individuals critical for diffusing a strategy supportive culture.
  • Enhance your performance by leveraging social networks.

Content
The “Getting Things Done” program is structured around the following topics:

  • Taking Charge and Leading Strategy Execution
  • Personal Characteristics That Build Influence
  • Power: Why Some People Have It While Others Don’t
  • Acting and Speaking With Power
  • Making It Work: Change Pro-Simulation
  • Visualizing Your Social Network
  • Executing Strategy in a Global Environment
  • Mastering Organizational Dynamics
  • Strategy Execution Tools
  • The Informal Organization
  • Overcoming Resistance and Obstacles
  • Wrap-Up and Conclusions

Is This Program Right for You?
The “Getting Things Done” program is designed for business leaders and senior decision-makers from both private and public sectors responsible for driving strategic change initiatives across their organizations.

Using a highly practical approach, the program will empower participants to achieve corporate objectives by framing their decisions from strategic, operational and political perspectives.

Faculty
The faculty of the “Getting Things Done” program is made up of professionals who are involved not only in teaching but in research and the business world. This program’s team comprises:

Fabrizio Ferraro
Academic Director
Professor and Head of Strategic Management Department
PhD in Management, Stanford University
MSc in Sociology, Stanford University
Sebastien Brion
Professor of Managing People in Organizations
PhD and MS in Organizational Behavior, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
BS in Psychology, Tufts University
Massimo Maoret
Associate Professor of Strategic Management
PhD in Management, Boston College
MS in Organization Studies, Boston College

On-Campus Edition Methodology
The program leverages a wide range of highly dynamic and interactive teaching methodologies, including group discussions, class lectures, exercises, the case study method and a computer simulation, all aimed to hone your skills as an agent of change. These teaching methods have been strategically combined to foster an optimal learning environment.

The on-site edition takes place on the school’s Barcelona campus.

To ensure participants get the most out of the program, they will be asked to prepare the academic materials provided two weeks before the program’s start date.

On-Campus Edition Admission Process & Fees
The admission process entails a four-step process:

  1. Participants complete and submit the online application.
  2. The Executive Education Department emails the participant to acknowledge receipt and provide further details on program dates, pre-program academic materials and bank details to submit payment.
  3. The participant pays the program fee. This is an essential requisite to access the pre-readings and participate in the program.
  4. Two weeks before the start date, participants receive an email with a user name to access the IESE Virtual Campus and pre-readings.
  • General fee: € 5,250
  • Alumni fee: € 4,725
  • IESE Alumni Assn. members: € 4,463
  • Executive education Certificate fee: An additional 5% discount on the general or IESE Alumni Association member fee.

The program fee is tax-exempt. Payment is required before the program begins and includes all academic materials and most meals. Please note that travel and accommodation expenses are not included.

Discounts are available for corporate agreements and multiple registrations from the same company. Space is limited and filled in strict order of reception so early registration is encouraged.

Participants in the on-campus Barcelona edition can benefit from special rates at the following hotels: AC Victoria Suites (Marriot) 4*Sansi Pedralbes 4*Abba Garden 4*Meliá Sarriá Barcelona 5*Upper Diagonal 4*.

Payment Details
We accept payments by credit card, check or wire.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received within 20 days before the program launch are subject to a fee equivalent to 25% of tuition. IESE reserves the right to cancel this edition or modify dates up to 20 days prior to its start. IESE is under no circumstances responsible for travel expenses incurred. Participants should consider travel cancellation coverage in the exceptional event that the program is cancelled or if they are unable to attend for personal or professional reasons.

Live Online Edition Methodology
The program leverages a range of highly dynamic teaching methodologies, including group discussions, class lectures, exercises and the case method, all aimed at honing your skills as an agent of change.

These teaching methods have been strategically combined to foster an optimal learning environment.

The live online edition is 5 weeks in duration:

  • Kick-off session:
    • February 2022 (dates TBC)

Live Online Edition Admission Process & Fees
The live online edition has a three-step admission process:

  1. Participants complete and submit the online application.
  2. The Executive Education Department emails the participant to acknowledge receipt and provides further details on the program dates, schedule and bank details to submit payment.
  3. The participant pays the program fee. This is an essential requisite to access the pre-readings and participate in the program.
  • General fee: € 2,500 (*)
  • Alumni fee: € 2,250
  • IESE Alumni Assn. members: € 2,125
  • Executive education Certificate fee: An additional 5% discount on the general or IESE Alumni Association member fee.
    (* Fees pending update for AY 21-22)

The program fee is tax-exempt and includes academic materials. Payment is required before the program begins.

Discounts are available for corporate agreements and multiple registrations from the same company. Space is limited and filled in strict order of receipt so early registration is encouraged.

Payment Details
We accept payments by credit card or wire.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received within 7 days before the program launch are subject to a fee equivalent to 25% of tuition. IESE reserves the right to cancel this program edition or modify dates up to 7 days prior to its start.

UPCOMING EDITIONS

On Campus: Barcelona
June 1-4, 2021

Live Online
Start date: February 2022 (dates TBC)

CONTACT US

Barcelona Focused Programs
Anna Vera

(+34) 93 253 4395
Email
Hotels
How to arrive

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY

  • Testimonial

    "I would like to recommend this course to managers at all levels who have great inspiring ideas that could change the shape of their companies but are struggling to get them executed."

    HENNIE LATEGAN

    HENNIE LATEGAN
    GENERAL SALES DIRECTOR FOR WEST AFRICA, GOODYEAR MIDDLE EAST AFRICA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • Testimonial

    "The program is highly tailored and very relevant. The use of real-life cases allows for very lively discussions among the participants. I have come to appreciate the value of IESE: The quality of its faculty, Alumni, program and facilities. I always enjoy coming back here."

    JAAP DE JONG

    JAAP DE JONG
    PRINCIPAL, MCKINSEY, THE NETHERLANDS

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DISCOUNTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & OTHERS

  •  Companies with corporate agreements with IESE: discount of up to 20%.

    Discount on multiple applications, for individuals and teams: up to 25% for groups of four or more people.

    The more focused programs you take, the more benefits you will receive: you can get discounts from 5 % up to 15 %.

    Contact here the Focused Program team to find out conditions and more details.

  •  Special price for alumni: 10% discount.

     Special price for Members of the IESE Alumni Association: 15% discount. Recommend 2 participants and each one will also get 15% off.

    Loyalty card: IESE alumni or members who take more than 1 program annually will accumulate discounts of up to 30%.

    Contact here the Focused Program team to find out conditions and more details.

  • Entrepreneurs.

    Executive women.

    ONGs.

    Contact here to find out more about the scholarships’ criteria and admission process.

  • There are two different ways of obtaining the Executive Education Certificate:

    Complete 4 Focused Programs: 3 face-to-face and 1 online, in English or Spanish, within three years. The 4 programs must total a minimum of 13 days of learning.

    Complete 5 online Focused Programs, in English or Spanish, within two years.

    In addition to earning the IESE Executive Education Certificate, you will enjoy a series of exclusive benefits: Professional guidance with an IESE adviser, 5% discount on any future Focused Programs, and the possibility of becoming a member of the Alumni Association.


RANKINGS

#1 in Executive Education since 2015 by Financial Times | IESE Business School

#1 in Custom Programs since 2015 by Financial Times | IESE Business School
#3 in Open Programs 2018 by Financial Times | IESE Business School

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