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Examining disruption and strategic decision-making through the lens of Christensen's transformative theory, you will gain a deeper understanding of the levers that can drive organizational growth. With the ability to spot potential threats and opportunities sooner and make the right strategic moves faster, you will be ready to drive innovation and position your organization for long-term success.


Disruptive Innovation: Strategies for a Successful Enterprise

The concept of disruptive innovation was in introduced by Harvard University professor Clayton Christensen. This concept has transformed the business world and is still widely applied today: disruptive innovation. Based on Christensen's disruptive concept, in this program strategic decision-makers will be given tools that will make them understand how disruption works and determine when to invest in core versus disruptive business models. As you gain insight into the ways that evolving industries, technologies, and competitive forces can affect your business, you will be better prepared to harness innovation, lead breakthrough change, and sustain enterprise success.

Course Details

Create and sustain a strong position in an evolving industry
  • Analyze how the structure of an industry may change

  • Avoid having your business disrupted by others

  • Achieve differentiation and better margins

  • Assess your company's capabilities

  • Sustain core businesses while enabling innovation

  • Avert common problems that lead companies into decline

Drive innovation
  • Align your organization around innovation initiatives

  • Rethink your product, market and strategy

  • Apply disruptive theories to complex problems and opportunities

  • Build the skills and vision critical to leading change

Make better decisions through strategic analysis and predictive frameworks
  • Adopt a strategic mindset and skillset

  • Apply theories of causality to understand why things happen the way they do

  • Accurately predict the impact of strategic actions

  • Better articulate your strategic questions and goals

  • Assess the risks and opportunities presented by actions such as:

    • Ignoring sunk costs and making decisions at the margin

    • Implementing a strategy of low-cost positioning

    • Scaling fast to take advantage of network effects

    • Outsourcing activities that are not your current core competence

    • Sourcing new leaders from inside the firm

Expand your personal and professional network
  • Extend your network by living and working with accomplished executives from various backgrounds, industries, and countries across the globe

  • Build relationships with a diverse group of peers who can provide wide-ranging insights into your business challenges and career decisions

Who Should Attend

The program is appropriate for senior executives, general managers, or business owners who are responsible for setting strategic direction for their organizations. Attendance by two or more individuals from your organization will foster teamwork and enhance the program's impact.

Contact the Program Director

6701 Baymeadows Dr.

Suite B

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Christine Bart

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