Senior Executive Programme
The Senior Executive programme is a high-powered programme designed to strengthen your leadership skills to lead strategically for the future. Developed for high level managers with progress potential, the Senior Executive programme is for senior managers ready to step up and lead at the next level.
Discover how the new world of work is reshaping what it takes to be a leader. Adopt a clear strategic perspective. Lead through change with purpose and confidence. Understand how to build a high engagement culture through collaboration, getting the best from your people.
Inspire and lead from the front for the future.
Key Takeaways and Benefits
The Senior Executive programme is a vigorous programme that will challenge and shape your leadership practice.
Meet, network and share experiences with fellow leaders on this accelerator programme.
Take away skills, insights, contacts and expertise to elevate your leadership for the next level.
Step up and lead for the future. Accelerate leadership skills and expertise.
For Senior Managers and Leaders with 10 years experience.
Our Executive Edge
Develop your self-awareness as a leader and the world around us. Use a personality assessment that provides the foundations for a deep understanding of personal motivations and group interactions. Make time for your physical, mental and emotional health.
Develop Strategic Perspective
Shape your leadership style to drive a strategic focus aligned to your organisational goals.
The course in strategic thinking raises a simple but challenging question: ‘as a strategic leader how do you develop a competitive advantage?’ This session sets the scene by discussing strategic priorities at the firm and how that links to current business processes and introducing the delegates to a system for ways companies can be accelerated into a growth trajectory.
Lead Across Boundaries
Learn techniques to transform organizational silos from “Them and Us” into new possibilities for collaboration and learning.
Discover tools to lead and sustain change in a VUCA world.
Discover how to shape a high engagement culture that supports your strategy
Invest in your Ambition
Invest in your ambition and empower your career progression with the Senior Executive programme.
We have a range of package options to support your Senior Executive experience with executive coaching and mentoring. Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements. Please email: Sue.Burns@qub.ac.ukExecutive Coaching
What are past participants saying about this programme?
‘The Senior Executive programme gave me the opportunity to take time out from my day job and evaluate where my career and the direction our organisation is going. There was a great sense of learning and sharing experiences within the group, which gave me a new fresh approach to my work and brought new ideas into our business’
Enda Daly, The Workspace Group
Class Format and Dates
The Programme at a Glance
This session brings participants together for the first time; introduces participants to facilitators and each other; and provides an over view of the Programme as well as logistics, deadlines for various elements of the programme etc.
Module 1: Leading Self
This module sets the context within which leaders and their organisations must operate. Participants are introduced to the DAC model of leadership and explore its implications for their own organisations.
Module 2: Leading Others
Participants learn how to build relationships within their team and across the organisation to build a high engagement culture.
Module 3: Leading the Organisation
The purpose of this module is to help leaders develop strategies to manage digital disruptions. Big Data, Data Science, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Block chain and Machine Learning have been dominating the headlines in the last few years. But what does it all mean for leaders? What are these technologies and how are they currently linked to strategy?
Day 2 explores the role of leadership in the context of strategic change, i.e. how to instil and drive organisational renewal from the position of senior executives.
This module provides an opportunity for participants to review and reflect on their leadership journey and celebrate with others.
Alanna is a highly experienced programme director and leadership consultant with over twenty years experience in the field leadership development. Alanna has helped transform many local and International senior leaders throughout their lifelong learning journey and contributed to their organisational success. Alanna brings a consultative, pragmatic and supportive approach to organisational problem solving and is highly interested in nurturing leadership talent through continuous learning. Alanna is a qualified executive coach and mentor and offers a professional approach in supporting business leaders to board level.
The Leading Through Disruption module is delivered by our accomplished faculty Dr Ulf Bosch. Ulf is a highly experienced business consultant, author and TEDx keynote speaker and is Professor of Practice at Queen’s Management School. Ulf has extensive international business experience managing projects and departments transforming the organization and IT landscapes in various consultancy roles. Ulf is an award winning distance runner for his native Dusseldorf and motivates participants with his dynamic, professional, real world approach.
International Strategy expert, author and keynote speaker Professor Tazeeb Rajwani joins us to lead on the Strategy for Digital Disruption module. Highly accomplished in the field of international business Tazeeb is the Chair and Head of International Business and Strategy at the University of Surrey. Tazeeb has held a number of prestigious roles spanning industry and was recently appointed as a senior advisor to the UK Government’s Accelerator “Sirius’’ Programme for leading start-ups. He is an Associate at Servator International, a leading security management firm and Oscail Strategy Group, an international strategy consulting firm. He has a wealth of public and private industrial experience in strategy consulting, project finance, corporate finance and international management. Tazeeb is passionate about executive education and lifelong learning for leaders and holds a number of visiting faculty positions at London Business School, Kings College London, University of Warwick, EM Lyon (France) University of Notre Dame, ESMT (Germany) Royal Holloway (University of London) Hult International Business School (London) and University of Nottingham.
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