To build a future-proof organisation, you must have strategic knowledge to make the right decisions. Learn how to help lead your organisations with renewed strategic leadership skills, insights and tools for strategic decision-making in the high-impact, three-day Make Strategy Work programme at RSM.
In the most effective organisations, strategy is understood and implemented by people at every level and in every department. Discover how this works and how you can make your strategy work during this programme by RSM Executive Education. Taught by Prof. Justin Jansen, Associate Professor Magdalena Cholakova and Prof. Tom Mom, experienced executive education teachers in this area, you will experience the influence of critical organisational factors, and gain insights, tools and techniques that you can put into practice immediately.
Your organisation will:
Make Strategy Work is a module of RSM’s Advanced Management and Leadership Programme (AMLP), but can also be followed separately. The intensive modular management programme will sharpen your critical thinking skills and enable you to enhance your impact as a leader.
RSM’s Make Strategy Work programme is for managers who:
You will also benefit from the programme if you expect to move into more senior positions where strategic thinking will be in increasing demand to tackle challenging leadership issues.
You should comply with the following requirements if you wish to take part in the Make Strategy Work programme:
You have a minimum of 5 years of managerial experience
You have budget responsibility and have financial impact in your organisation
You have responsibility in the strategic decision-making process in your organisation
Your application will be final once we have informed you on the basis of the intake call that your application has been accepted
I now have the theoretical background I need as a foundation when creating and applying strategy frameworks in my daily business practice. RSM’s true global knowledge and academic excellence helped me see things from different points of view. The programme was rewarding and exceeded my high expectations through its thorough coursework, discussions with professors, and by exploring various cases.
Stela Koleva, director of global services and support at Concur in Prague
During the Make Strategy Work Programme you will learn from Prof. Justin Jansen, Prof. Tom Mom and Dr Ferdinand Jaspers. Occasionally we may substitute other faculty members according to the content of the programme and their availability.
Justin Jansen is professor of corporate entrepreneurship at RSM. His award-winning research and publications provide new perspectives into the roles of leadership, start-ups, organisational ambidexterity, corporate entrepreneurship, and new developments to improve long-term viability and performance. Justin is scientific director of the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, and is on the editorial board of several academic publications. He is also a consultant, speaker, and advisor to various companies and government agencies. He has developed management training in how organisations can identify and implement new growth paths, strategic leadership, and combine innovation and operational excellence.
Tom Mom is professor of strategic growth and implementation at RSM, and academic director of RSM’s Executive MBA programme. His expertise is at the crossroads of strategic management and entrepreneurship, and includes strategic renewal, strategy execution, scale-ups, and ambidexterity. In addition to research, he teaches strategic management and entrepreneurship in RSM’s executive education, PhD and MBA programmes, and carries out advisory projects on strategic renewal for companies and governments plus new business development, strategic growth, scaling-up, and strategy implementation. His research has appeared in leading academic journals and managerial journals.
Ferdinand Jaspers is programme director at the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. His teaching and consultancy activities focus on innovation leadership. Based on his expertise at the intersection of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, he teaches courses, masterclasses and boot camps on corporate entrepreneurship, innovation excellence and entrepreneurial culture. With a rigorous academic perspective, Ferdinand helps entrepreneurs move beyond approaches such as lean start-up, design thinking, business modelling and effectuation. Together with experts from DSM and ING, Ferdinand founded the ECE Innovation Leadership executive programme. He holds a PhD from RSM.
Approximate session timings
Day 1: 9:00 – 17:00
Day 2: 9:00 – 17:00
Day 3: 9:00 – 17:00
The programme takes place in the Bayle building on the Woudestein Campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam.