Strategy and Leadership in VUCA World

Venue/Deadlines Program Dates Program Fees

Venue : IIMB Campus

Early Bird Discount Date : 06 Jan, 2025
Last date for registration: 17 Jan, 2025

Start Date : 27 Jan, 2025
End Date : 30 Jan, 2025
Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,20,000
Residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,08,000
Non-Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,00,000
Non-residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :   Rs. 90,000

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Important Deadlines

Venue : IIMB Campus
Early Bird Discount Date : 06 Jan, 2025
Last date for registration: 17 Jan, 2025


Who Should Attend

  • Candidates having 20+ years of work experience
  • Senior managers of organizations who are responsible to manage a business unit within an organization.
  • Senior executives and those in line management, responsible for the P&L of their vertical

Contact Us

Ms. Preethi
Landline No.:+91-80-26993375
Mobile No. +91-8951974073
Email: preethi.s@iimb.ac.in

Starting In
Senior Leaders
Short Duration
International Travel
Alumni Status

Programme Overview
Changing business environment, the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, and Complex & Ambiguous) world, and globalization are putting more challenges before business leaders than ever before. While in emerging markets, growth opportunities exist, the CEOs/CXOs, and other business leaders are constantly working on finding out more innovative ways to strengthen competitive edge and sustain it; in the face of ever-increasing stakeholder expectations.

The organizational complexities have been accentuated by change in demographics, customer profile, localization, and innovations with pressure on Sustainability with Innovation, Talent Management Frameworks, Verticalisation of Organizations, and fast pacing Technological Changes. Further, with complex and large organizations in the modern world, inter-connections of systems, geographies and products and services, Leadership has assumed a totally new set of contingencies. Hence, organizational strategies of leadership are receiving more attention from Top Management for using Empowerment and enriching and other critical Positive Psychology and Talent Management tools, e.g., Developmental Conversation and Executive Coaching.

This programme Strategy and Leadership in VUCA World is a programme for Top and Senior Executives to take a pause, reflect, review and develop a few strategies and personal action plans to have an edge

Programme Objective
This Leadership Programme is an attempt to pause, reflect, review, appreciate, and sharpen some of the following:

  • To appreciate the changing business context: VUCA world, more so in the emerging markets of India
  • Review, recapitulate and recalibrate of strategies for competitive edge
  • To highlight various Interconnections between strategies and various sub-systems
  • To facilitate and appreciate one’s styles of leadership in changing times; the styles, strengths, enablers, derailers, competencies, and the gaps
  • Use of executive coaching for identification of planned/focused corrective actions for strengthening leadership**
  •  Sharing best practices in the Strategies and Leadership Edge area
    **Use of 360-degree for Coaching: Participants with 360 feedback leadership report can have one-on-one interaction with faculty during the programme.

• Defining organization of the future; culture and linking it to desired results
• Changing Organizational Canvas/Context: the VUCA World in Emerging economy
• Organizational Strategies and Frameworks for Competitive Advantage
• Leadership: the critical factor for Strategic Advantage; trends, best practices
• Desired leadership competencies, behaviours, and organization values
• Executive Coaching for prioritized development
• Talent Management: Changing paradigms and the role of Leaders and Senior executives
• Succession planning for critical roles and a pipeline for talent

Learning Methodology
• Workshop methodology
• Case Discussion/Exercises/Simulation/360 Degree Feedback
• Strategy Simulations/Scenario Planning
• Best Practices Sharing
• Executive Coaching

Programme Directors


Professor PD 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 postgraduate programme students at IIMB.



Professor Gopal Mahapatra, He has more than thirty years of corporate, consulting and academic experience in leading: Strategic HR, Organisational Transformation, Leadership Development, and Executive Coaching. He is a Doctorate (FPM) in Management from IIM, Bangalore & Post-Graduate in Personnel Management & IR from Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi. He is trained by London Business School in Strategic HR, and Total Quality by JUSE, Tokyo, in Coaching by Marshall Goldsmith and a Certified Executive Coach by BCC, ICF, Results Coaching and Ericson Coaching; also Future Search, PDI, Mercer, CEB and MBTI by Dr Linda Kirby, APT.

Participant Benefits

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 Charges

Programme Fee
INR 1,20,000/- Residential and INR 1,00,000/- 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-Jan-25 will be entitled to an early bird Discount of 10%.
Early Bird Fee (Residential) INR 1,08,000/-(+ Applicable GST)
Early Bird Fee (Non-Residential) INR 90,000/-(+ 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

  • All enrolments are subject to review and approval by the programme director. Joining Instructions will be sent to the selected candidates 10 days prior the start of the programme.
  • 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.
  • A certificate of participation will be awarded to the participants by IIMB.

Certificate Sample

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