SMLP offers a comprehensive transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executives to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve sustainable competitive advantage.
This programme integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relations to the market dynamics.
It offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve sustainable competitive edge.
The SMLP benefits not only the company, but the individual. SBS programs do not exclude the focus on the person, through various personal learning aspects.
The Impact: to the Company
Implement effective strategies to increase profitability and long-term value
Increase retention of hard-to-fill senior positions, both functional and cross-functional, by preparing participants to take on new responsibilities
Reduce cost of organisational transitions and turnover to allow for a more vigorous success-planning process
The Impact: to you
Improve your ability to provide informed insights and more effective analysis of key business issues
Enhance your capacity to generate strategic alternatives and implement change
Gain an action-oriented focus on leading people and creating value
Acquire a transformed perspective that improves judgment and results in better decision making
Key Focus Areas
Examining critical areas of evaluation and decision making
Positioning the business for growth and profitability
Acquiring support for business-building resources
Forging effective cross-functional teams
Leading through periods of growth and turbulence
Implementing value-creating strategies that deliver results
Leading self- from current role to next role and across all facets of life
Leading others- identifying talent, appreciating how labour laws and other laws affect leadership in a in country, regional ( even county) scope
Leading upwards- managing communication ( presentations) and impact to the board, how to ensure one’s presentations to the Board are effective and how to manage any conflict at that level
Corporate governance- preparing to be on a board
SMLP is structured in a modular format divided into 4 separate modules that are spread out over a period of 8 months.
Each module consists of 5 intensive days.
Participants get a chance to prepare ahead of each module from an individual and syndicate group level ahead of facilitation by top rated program faculty.
The programme heavily employs the case methodology as one of the learning techniques; this gives participants a chance to analyze real business scenarios as they immerse themselves in the various contemporary business challenges.
This will be in addition to various class simulations, videos, thought-provoking lectures by our key faculty and enlightening syndicate and class discussions by fellow participants.
Senior executives and team members with significant management responsibilities are ideal for this programme. Participants are carefully selected to enhance a great mix of senior executives from various industries and regions with relevant knowledge and experience to boost the quality of the discussions and group work.
Typical participants are:
Head of Finance
Head of Human Resources
Head of Customer Relations
Head of Corporate Communications
– Organizational Learning & Talent Development et al
Meet the Faculty
Strathmore Business School and Asia Institute of Management faculty members join forces to offer the SMLP programme.
The faculty consists of professors and industry experts with both local and international repute.
The faculty have been carefully selected to meet the specific demands and subject areas of the programme while bringing in their rich experiences in these areas.
Prof. Grace S. Ugut, Finance,Asia Institute of Management
Dr. Caesar Mwangi, Organizational Behavior, Strathmore Business School
Dr. Robert Mudida, Economics, Finance and Negotiations, Strathmore Business School
Dr. Edward Mungai, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Strathmore Business School
Prof. Alejandro Lago, Operations and Supply Chain Management, IESE Business School
Mr. Sunny Bindra, Corporate Strategy & Strategic Leadership, Strathmore Business School
Dr. Franca Ovadje, Leadership and Human Resource Management, Lagos Business School
Dr. Monica Kerretts, Project Management, Strathmore Business School
Prof. Jesus G. Gallegos, Strategic Management & Systematic Decision Making, Asia Institute of Management
Mr. Sam Watene, Strategy & Performance Management, Strathmore Business School
Prof. Eduardo Abascal, Operational and Corporate Finance, IESE Business School
Prof. Gloria De Guzman, Management and Leadership, Asia Institute of Management
Mrs. Patricia Murugami, Leadership & Personal Effectiveness, Strathmore Business School
Dr Anderson Uvie-Emegbo, Integrated Marketing Communication Management and Strategy, School of Media and Communication, Pan African University
Mr. Geoffrey Injeni, Accounting & Finance, Strathmore Business School