Strategic Analysis for Competitive Advantage

Venue/Deadlines Program Dates Program Fees
Venue : IIMB Campus
Early Bird Discount Date : 06 Aug, 2024
Last date for registration: 17 Aug, 2024
Start Date : 27 Aug, 2024
End Date : 31 Aug, 2024
Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,51,000
Residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,35,900
Non-Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,26,000
Non-residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :   Rs.1,13,400

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Strategic analysis for competitive advantage and strategic decision making are critical for a firm’s success in a liberalized and globalized environment. Its significance is even greater in the current economic context. To develop effective strategies, managers must constantly assess their resources and competencies, analyze their competitor moves and critically assess their fast-changing business context.

The key areas covered in this programme include the analytical, behavioural, and creative aspects of strategy formulation and implementation at the business unit level. Case will be used extensively to cover the following broad areas below:

• Strategic Thinking
• Analysing the Strategic Context
• Understanding Competitive Advantage
• Competitive Positioning
• Resources, Competencies, and Value Chain Analysis
• Non-Market Strategy
• Interpreting Business Models
• Implementing Strategy

The programme aims to equip participants with a good understanding of the important analytical techniques used for strategy formulation in companies and their applicability in different contexts to make them effective strategists and organization builders.

The programme will use several full-length strategy cases, and the faculty will lead the discussion on the cases.

Who Should Apply
For executives at middle and senior management level who are presently holding charge (or likely to assume charge) of a strategic business unit.

Participant Benefits
As a participant of this Short Duration Programme, you will be able to enjoy some exclusive benefits other than the outcomes such as skills and knowledge enhancement and building specific competencies that can help shape your career growth.

Some of the exclusive benefits of attending this programme are listed below –

  • Receive Executive Education eNewsletters
  • Invitation to share articles to the EEP blog (subject to a shortlisting process)
  • Participate in EEP webinars on various topics
  • Invitation to curated events and programs by the EEP office

Programme Directors


Professor Ganesh N. Prabhu did his post graduation from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand and is a Fellow of IIM Ahmedabad. His research has been on product development, strategy and entrepreneurship. He teaches an elective course on New Product Development to post-graduate programme students at IIMB.

Professor P. D. Jose did his post graduation from the Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and is a Fellow of IIM Ahmedabad. He has done extensive research and consulting in the greening of Indian industry and related corporate governance issues. He teaches an elective course on Corporate Strategy and the Environment to post-graduate programme students at IIMB.

Programme Charges

Programme Fee
INR 1,51,000/- Residential and INR 1,26,000/- Non -Residential (+ Applicable GST) per person for participants from India and its equivalent in US Dollars for participants from other countries.

Early Bird Discount
Nominations received with payments on or before 06-Aug-24 will be entitled to an early bird Discount of 10%.
Early Bird Fee (Residential) INR 1,35,900/-(+ Applicable GST)
Early Bird Fee (Non-Residential) INR 1,13,400/- (+ Applicable GST)

Group Discount
Group Discount of 5% percentage can be availed for a group of 3 or more participants when nominations received from the same organization.

Please Note

  • The programme fee should be received by the Executive Education Office before the programme commencement date.
  • In case of cancellations, the fee will be refunded only if a request is received at least 15 days prior to the start of the programme. If a nomination is not accepted, the fee will be refunded to the person/ organisation concerned.
  • All enrolments are subject to review and approval by the programme All enrolments are subject to review and approval by the programme director. Joining Instructions will be shared with the organisation if sponsored or to the participants on selection. Kindly do not make your travel plans unless you receive the offer letter from IIMB.
  • A certificate of participation will be awarded to the participants by IIMB.

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  • Attending Strategic Analysis for Competitive Advantage was one of the best decisions of my career. The course helped me in understanding the strategic ways of looking at business problems and resolve it. The case studies, materials given were of the finest in standard with most facts driven, complimented with the best professors for the course who made the world of strategy easy to understand. Given a chance would love to enroll something new courses offered by IIM Bangalore. Thank you IIM b for making this truly a valuable and worth an experience of learning and must say the most beautiful campus :):)

    Mr. Sachin
    Assistant Manager - Strategy Generalist, Schneider Electric India
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