Strategic Leadership for Impact

Become a high impact leader and improve the performance of your organization

In today’s rapidly changing landscape strategic leadership is needed to make a difference. This is equally valid for profit as well as for non-profit and public sector organizations.

Strategic leadership entails creating an inspiring vision, setting the organization’s direction, objectives and priorities, and by aligning internal resources to achieve the ambitions, as well as aligning internal and external stakeholders.

This program focuses on the most relevant aspects of effective strategic leadership and offers tools and instruments  necessary for developing and implementing strategic ambitions effectively.

The general objective of this program is to equip top managers and leaders with know-how and skills to be a high impact leader in order to enhance the general performance and effectiveness of the organization he or she is leading.

In this course you will learn about organizational strategic leadership, how to create a high performance organizational culture, and get a deeper insight into your own personal leadership style and effectiveness.

Because personal, team and organizational effectiveness is highly based on the internal values people hold, the concept of value based leadership is central to this course.

Course objectives

The main objective of this program is to provide you with conceptual and practical understanding of Strategic Leadership, and to have you acquire and improve the necessary skills for achieving impact. At the end of the program you will have acquired deeper insight in underlying concepts, mechanisms and dynamics, as well as in your own personal leadership style, and its effectiveness in typical situations. You will have learned how strategic leadership works out in the practice of day-to-day organizational performance, in the organization’s culture, how your own personal leadership behavior has impact on others, and how to use advanced influence techniques effectively.

Course topics

Topics included in the program are:

  • value based strategic leadership
  • boardroom decision making
  • unleashing hidden organizational potentials
  • leading change
  • building high performance teams
  • advanced influencing techniques
  • changing mindsets and organizational culture
  • becoming a (more) charismatic leader

Teaching methods

This program uses a combination of different teaching/learning methodologies: lecture sessions, group theme discussions, exercises, assessments, presentations.

Your profile

The program is designed for (top) managers and leaders who want to improve their strategic leadership skills and increase the impact of their leadership in order to enhance the general performance and effectiveness of the organization they are leading.

Certificate/Diploma

Each participant receives a certificate of attendance on the last day of the course. Only for those who will complete an additional assignment will receive a diploma. In case you would like to have more information you contact ep@msm.nl