Senior Executive Programme

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The Senior Executive Programme (SEP) is IMI’s flagship development programme for senior business leaders and runs on a consortium basis. We also run the SEP on an individual basis. Click here for the individual programme brochure.

The SEP delivers a transformative learning experience that focuses on the role of leaders in driving and sustaining corporate success in uncertain times.  This dynamic, cross-disciplinary programme is aimed at senior leaders from all functional backgrounds and from a range of industries.

Participants will be able to demonstrate a high level of achievement in their career to date. Executive directors and senior line managers, including general managers and functional heads from medium and large companies, have made up the majority of attendees on this programme in recent years. The programme is aimed at high calibre individuals with 10 years experience from private, public, for profit and not for profit organisations. Participants will have a desire to enhance an already impressive track record through a hunger to learn and to gain exposure to new ideas and strategic perspectives.

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The SEP as mentioned above runs on a consortium basis. The majority of each cohort is composed of groups of executives from a number of organisations, creating a unique classroom dynamic. Participants gain leading-edge strategies and best practice insight to enable enhanced decision making in challenging environments. Participating organisations gain the benefit of their top executives collectively undertaking a world-class developmental experience and working together on facilitated business projects that directly apply programme learning back in the workplace in real time, delivering bottom line value back in the organisation.

The SEP also accepts individuals who already are, or are targeted to become senior team members in their organisations.

 


  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Location: IMI Campus
  • Next Programme: Consortia 26.05.2015 Open 27.05.2015
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Programme Costs

Number of participants

member

non-member

Open

1

€8,200

€10,100

Consortia

3

€7,800

€9,600

Consortia

4

€7,600

€9,400

Consortia

5

€7,400

€9,200

 

Email us today at programmeadvisors@imi.ie

 

Dates for Consortia Programme:

Module 1:26 – 28 May 2015

Module 2: 23 – 25 June 2015

Module 3: 08 & 09 September 2015

Module 4: 12 & 13 October 2015

Module 5: 18 & 19 November 2015

Final Day: 17 December 2015

 

Dates for Open Programmme:

Module 1: 27 – 29 May 2015

Module 2: 24 – 26 June 2015

Module 3: 09 & 10 September 2015

Module 4: 13 & 14 October 2015

Module 5 19 & 20 November 2015

Final Day: 18 December 2015

 

 

Senior Executive programme details:

THE NEW LEADER

A dynamic introduction to the new, networked and interdependent business environment. Expectations for leaders in this environment, and how leaders themselves can be catalysts for sustainable growth, will be explored.

Participants will leave with a clear sense of what it means to be a strategic leader in today’s business environment. They will gain deep insights into their own leadership and create a road-map for development that will enable them to maximise their future impact.

OUTSIDE-IN STRATEGY

Organisations that succeed in today’s volatile and rapidly changing markets shape strategy from the outside-in. This module will guide participants in using market insights to inform strategy, drive innovation and focus the organisation.

Participants will leave with a set of tools that will generate insights into how their customer needs are changing and identify the capabilities needed by the organisation to drive value.

EVALUATING STRATEGIC OPTIONS

Most companies are awash with data but still searching for insight. This module will introduce participants to a range of cutting edge strategic and financial tools that will enable them to locate and use the best available data to inform their decision-making.

Participants will leave with a tool-set that will enable them to turn information into actionable knowledge and real decisions and also track implementation using relevant and meaningful performance indicators.

BUILDING A WINNING ORGANISATION

This module will discuss the challenges of the 21st century workplace where winning engagement is the key, millennials are the core of the workforce, diversity is the norm, and agility is the only mechanism for survival.

Participants will leave with an understanding of the dimensions of engagement and agility and how to embed this in the culture of their own organisation.

ENGAGING THE ORGANISATION

Effective leaders understand influence and persuasion, and are adept at navigating the political landscape of the organisation.This module will focus on the skills required by every leader to engage and mobilise an organisation to take advantage of new opportunities.

Participants will leave with a range of tools and frameworks that will enable them to be more effective as leaders in engaging and mobilising the organisation around new initiatives.

A follow up day on the overall programme takes place in mid December.

There are no formal entry criteria. However, this is a demanding programme and suitability of candidates will be assessed at a pre-programme discussion with the programme director. The purpose of the discussion is to ensure a good fit between the candidate and the diploma programme. Several years’ work experience at management level will normally be expected.

Email us today at programmeadvisors@imi.ie

 

Dates for Consortia Programme:

Module 1:26 – 28 May 2015

Module 2: 23 – 25 June 2015

Module 3: 08 & 09 September 2015

Module 4: 12 & 13 October 2015

Module 5: 18 & 19 November 2015

Follow Up Day: 17 December 2015

 

Dates for Open Programme:

Module 1: 27 – 29 May 2015

Module 2: 24 – 26 June 2015

Module 3: 09 & 10 September 2015

Module 4: 13 & 14 October 2015

Module 5 19 & 20 November 2015

Follow Up Day: 18 December 2015

 

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