Strategic Thinking

The business environment is constantly changing and businesses are facing new challenges every day. In such a scenario, what businesses need is strategic thinking. Further, the global competitive environment makes gaining a substantial market advantage a challenging task for business managers. In fact, long-term strategic orientations that are aligned with tactical objectives are crucial for a successful business.

This programme helps build key strategic decision-making tools. You will learn how to analyse the competitive environment, taking into account shifts in technology, regulation and the presence of international competitors. The course will also focus on how companies develop new capabilities, moving from being strong national competitors to international market players. You will be exposed to state-of-the-art tools in strategic analysis, market analysis, profit drivers and functional strategies. A variety of options to manage growth and restructuring such as internal development, strategic alliances, acquisitions and divestitures will also be addressed.

Dates and Venue

December 18, 2018 - December 21, 2018
INR 1,65,000+GST
ISB, Hyderabad Campus

Who should attend

Senior Managers, AVP/ VPs, General Managers, Project Managers, Consultants responsible for executing functional strategy.


Tools that will help you to take Strategic decisions, understand if execution failed due to a wrong strategy. Apply better analytical thinking for competitive environment and functional strategies for organisational growth.


  • Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd
  • Bharat Petroleum Learning Centre
  • Dell India Pvt Ltd
  • Dr. Reddy'S Laboratories Limited
  • Mars India Pvt Ltd
  • Sapient Consulting Pvt. Ltd


Prashant Kale, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Jesse H. Jone School of Business, Rice University

Aks Zaheer, Professor, Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.