1. Core Curriculum
This course aims at providing the participants with a broader understanding of strategic issues in organizations. As such, it focuses on the content of strategy as well as on the strategy formation process in a global context. We also pay special attention to strategic issues and consequences related to the potentially disruptive power of digital technologies.
Financial & Management Accounting
The objective of this course is to help you develop a framework for understanding corporate financial reports. The course deals with basic accounting concepts and significant accounting techniques that you should be aware of when confronted with financial statements of internationally operating companies. It highlights key challenges related to financial reporting. The frame of reference are the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Human Resources Management & Organizational Behavior
The course aims at providing students with a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the most important HR topics in organizations in order to be equipped to create a sustainable competitive advantage through the management of human capital. Theory, cases and experiential exercise are presented in the following domains – onboarding, developing, compensating, and leaving. Thereby always considering both the formal and informal angle of approach.
Management & Organization
The objective of this course is to provide you with a series of core principles and theories in the field of managing and organizing. On the one hand, you will discover a number of theories and theoretical frameworks. On the other hand, you will learn how to apply these frameworks and models in practice, through case studies, examples and interactive discussions. The course emphasizes both management and managing, as well as organizations and organizing.
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management studies the management techniques used to ensure that business operations are efficient in terms of resource use, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. It is concerned with managing the process that converts inputs (raw materials, labor and energy) into outputs (goods and/or services).
In the first part, we introduce the Law of One Price to derive a central concept in financial management: the time value of money.
In the second part, we apply the tools for financial decision making to one of the most important financial decisions facing a financial manager: the choice of which investments the corporation should make.
Marketing & Sales Management
The course introduces the topic of marketing and systematically builds up from a general marketing perspective, via a deep dive into sales and sustainability.
This 5 day course consists of an integrated set of 4 modules that collectively cover the key building blocks of digital transformation:
1. Digital transformation 1.0.1
2. A different (perspective on) Strategy
3. Data driven organization
4. Running a smart business
Innovation Management (International Study Trip)
Making the most frequent and crucial decisions regarding managing innovation projects and innovators, participants will learn core innovation management principles, frameworks and analytic tools that they can use to resolve the dilemmas that innovators at different organizational levels (from a team lead to the CEO) face.