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Strategic Leadership

  • Date

    May 15, 2023

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    3 consecutive days

  • Format

    On Campus

  • Cost


  • Registration Deadline

    May 7, 2023

Strategic leadership. A woman leans on a table as she leads a team meeting.

Enhance your ability to creatively problem-solve for the demands of working in ‘the new normal'.

What You'll Learn

Senior leaders face an unprecedented number of challenges in today’s rapidly-changing business environment, from an evolving workforce to complex strategic issues. To succeed in this dynamic business environment, strategic leadership involves asking better questions, leveraging a diverse workforce, and addressing the complex problems our organizations face in new ways.

During this interactive 3-day program, you will build upon your proven leadership skills with new insights, frameworks and tools to inspire yourself and better lead your team and organization. Reflective exercises, a leadership assessment instrument (Hogan), application activities, and case studies will help you work through modern-day dilemmas and solve problems using both critical and creative thinking. Small and large group discussions will focus on addressing the paradoxes of effective leadership at the executive level.

Program Benefits

  • Examine what in organizational leadership is evolving – and what is remaining the same – and develop insight into how to address new and emerging senior leadership challenges
  • Understand the multipliers and diminishers of effective leadership, and how to evolve as senior leaders
  • Build and sustain greater levels of motivation and trust through more strategic leadership
  • Earn a Certificate of Participation from the Harvard Division of Continuing Education

Topics Covered

  • Leadership in today’s business world: what’s similar, what’s different, and why the stakes are higher
  • Inspiring and motivating a diverse talent team
  • Solving complex problems using both critical and creative thinking
  • Managing modern-day dilemmas
  • Addressing the tradeoffs, tensions, and dilemmas we face as senior leaders
  • Future-proofing our organizations and ourselves

Who Should Enroll

This program is intended for senior managers with at least 10 years of management experience and proven leadership skills who want to enhance their capabilities to lead at higher levels in the organization.

May Schedule

Day 1

  • The New World of Work and Leading In the ‘New Normal’
  • Strategic Self-Leadership – Part I

Day 2

  • Strategic Self-Leadership – Part II
  • Strategic People and Organizational Leadership

 Day 3

  • Strategic Problem-Solving
  • Strategic Leadership for the Future – Ourselves, Others, Organizations


  • Margaret Andrews

    Margaret Andrews

    Margaret is a highly rated instructor at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education, creating and teaching courses and professional programs in leadership, team effectiveness, strategy, and creativity. She is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of experience in higher education, business, and consulting.

Certificates of Leadership Excellence

The Certificates of Leadership Excellence (CLE) are designed for leaders with the desire to enhance their business acumen, challenge current thinking, and expand their leadership skills.

This program is one of several CLE qualifying programs. Register today and get started earning your certificate.

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