Comprehensive Leadership Development in a Disruptive Age
Although you will already have achieved success as a functional expert, stepping up to general management can be a difficult and potentially risky transition. General managers need a comprehensive toolkit in order to make this transition from specialist to generalist a successful one.
The Transition to General Management programme is our flagship general-management-level programme. It is exclusively designed to equip you with all the skills and knowledge needed for your transition to general management.
The programme will give you the confidence to manage the complexity you will be facing as you develop from a specialist into a generalist. In short, INSEAD’s unique tools and insights will prepare you to succeed in this most difficult of transitions, the point in a manager’s career when they need to quickly expand their knowledge of business.
Our Participant Profile
Breadth and depth are what characterise Transition to General Management participants, but typically they are all proven senior managers in their own area of business. And now they are ready for the next step up: a highly successful general-management career. Some have already been promoted, while others are about to make that big breakthrough.
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Learn while you work: access to online learning NEW!
To further embed your learning, the Transition to General Management programme includes optional online learning.
Should you wish, you are able to choose one of a number of carefully selected INSEAD Open Online Programmes, designed to strengthen your knowledge in a variety of strategic areas essential for general management. The programmes offered complement the main content pillars of the Transition to General Management programme and cover business fundamentals, through to leadership development.
The programmes to choose from are:
- Advancing Diversity and Inclusion
- Driving Digital Marketing Strategy
- Strategy in the Age of Digital Disruption
- Building Digital Partnerships and Ecosystems
- Innovation in the Age of Disruption
- Design Thinking and Creativity for Business
- INSEAD Fintech Programme
- Executive Presence and Influence
- Transforming Your Business with AI
Whilst the online programme lasts a total of 5 weeks, the time commitment is not as great as the face-to-face programme. Indeed, it requires three to five hours of work a week.
It will take place after the face-to-face component and should be attended within 18 months after completion of the face-to-face modules.
Post-Programme Weekly Online Learning Journey
Each week of content follows a very clear path to facilitate learning for busy executives. The platform allows participants to learn at their own pace during each week, by viewing the content, completing assignments and engaging in discussions, taking on average 3-5 hours per week to complete.
The Transition to General Management programme journey
Dates & Fees
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