All posts tagged executive development

A new leadership lens to navigate complexity

Sharon Olivier, Viki Holton, Kerrie Fleming and Frederick Hölscher describe Ego, Eco and Intuitive leadership – three capabilities that managers can deploy to successfully navigate complex problems   When, according […]

EFMD leadership programmes

Nadine Burquel provides a comprehensive guide to EFMD’s leading programmes for personal and professional development   EFMD leadership programmes support business schools with organisational development and individual leaders and managers […]

Is this the end of strategy as we know it?

Strategy is changing rapidly in response to a volatile environment but, Martin Friesl argues, that is making it more important than ever   A “fleet” metaphor is symptomatic of today’s corporate […]

The journey to excellence – DSM and Vlerick Business School

– GOLD WINNER OF THE 2018 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – How building the capabilities of DSM’s marketing and sales teams creates successful growth. In 2010, Royal DSM embarked on a […]

Monocities: a long journey of transformation – Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and Monocities Development Fund

– GOLD WINNER OF THE 2018 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – How the SKOLKOVO business school and Monocities Development Fund went about solving a nationwide problem and bringing new life to […]

Developing a ‘Growth Mindset’

As the EFMD Global Network’s Executive Academy welcomes its third cohort and prepares for its first stop in Asia, Jordi Diaz and Ulrich Hommel reflect on the achievements and learning […]

Keeping the customer satisfied

Mark Colgate describes how a business school and a small Canadian resort combined to create a world-class customer service training programme In the spectacular Coast Mountains two hours north of […]

Empowering programme directors

EFMD Global Network will launch its Teaching & Learning Executive Academy in Spring 2017. Programme directors are invited to participate in an intense educational experience to further develop their leadership […]


Three myths are weakening the development of executive learning, Winfried Ruigrok and Georg Gutmann explain why it is many firms are struggling to make their executive learning and development work Getting managers ready […]

Searching for the Holy Grail

Patricia Hind and Viki Holton outline four principles of effective management development The organisations most of us live and work in are many and varied. They may have a commercial, […]

The Six Principles

Business schools and business itself are both facing a challenging future. But, suggests Dil Sidhu, there is much that business schools can learn from the business world in how to […]

Meet the ‘Teachsultants’ and the ‘Coachstructors’ – the Future of Executive Education

Business schools face major challenges if they are to profit from the growth of executive education. One way, says Santiago Iniguez, is to produce faculty with diverse and hybrid skills. […]

Customised Executive Learning – A Business Model for the 21st Century

A new design for tailored executive education is emerging – Gert-Jan van Wijk and Jamie Anderson report on the Platform Model. Traditionally, the world of customised executive education has been […]

Executive Development: Evolutionary Revolution

Evolution, revolution? Whatever is happening, Jørgen Thorsell, Justin Bridge and Fiona Gardner describe big changes in the way we are developing executives. Dramatic revolutions that happen with a “bang” are […]

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