Accelerated Development Programme
Accelerate your transition into general management.
When you move to general management from a specialist manager role, you can't just rely on specialist knowledge to carry you through - you need a whole new set of management skills. The Accelerated Development Programme (ADP) prepares today's managers to become tomorrow's leaders by supporting you through the transition into general management.
The fee for programmes starting in 2014 is £26,500.
This fee includes:
-On-site accommodation (with free wi-fi) at our picturesque Regent's Park campus
-Breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus coffee-break refreshments
-Closing gala dinner and presentation held at a landmark London venue
-Access to the on-site gym and swimming pool
Please note that there are no local taxes chargable on this fee.
Duration: 2 x 2 weeks
Next start: 31 August 2014
Why choose this programme?
Taught in two blocks of two weeks, and with eight months of tutor and peer group support, this intensive programme gives you the time and space to consider your goals, while keeping you on track to succeed with relevant management skills.
The central focus of the programme is to help you understand and apply the following six key capabilities:
- leading people
- evaluating and managing organizational performance
- strategy and innovation
- leading change
- creating and delivering customer value
- strategic decision making.
Practically focused, the programme is designed to raise your levels of self-awareness and strengthen your personal, interpersonal, organizational and strategic knowledge and management skills - all critical success factors for effective general management.
Who is this programme for?
- Experienced functional managers and new general managers
- People with 10-15 years of relevant management experience and who have just taken on, or are about to move into, a general management position
- Project managers with responsibility for large projects across functional / country boundaries
- Managers tasked with running a business unit
- Managers from a diverse range of backgrounds, including marketing, operations, finance, consultancy, human resources and project management
- Ambitious, motivated people with solid records of achievement in managing people and resources.
By enhancing your skill set in the core capabilities required to be an inspiring business leader, the Accelerated Development Programme helps you to contribute more fully to your organization's future goals.
How will this programme benefit you?
The programme helps you make the transition from a manager to a leader by increasing your awareness of yourself and your impact on others.
-Increase confidence to deal effectively with other senior managers across different business functions.
-With a better understanding of how your business generates growth and value, you'll be able to enter fully into complex discussions about its future.
-You'll learn alongside a global network of accomplished, passionate and influential people.
-With follow-up coaching, you'll be able to dive into your new role with enthusiasm.
-Lifelong membership to the 34,000-strong global London Business School alumni network - connecting you with one of the world's great centers of management thinking.
How will this programme benefit your organization?
Benefit from managers who can lead, with a more integrated view of how thought, knowledge and behavior combine to produce optimal general management performance, and how their own actions and behaviors affect those around them.