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Strategic Thinking

Duration

8/5 (Mon) - 9/15 (Sun)

Course fee

350 USD

Combine live online classes with self-paced learning for professional critical thinking development.

Suitable for candidates looking for business strategy training, management training, or who want to develop their decision-making or problem-solving skills.

How This Course Can Help You Block

01.

Learn how to understand and execute complex strategies

Using real-world examples and case studies, this course will provide different perspectives necessary to develop effective strategies that are beyond the typical focus on pitfalls in competitive differentiation.

02.

Develop your ability to explore abstract and intangible concepts

Learn the importance of considering multiple perspectives, recognizing and overcoming bias, and taking a holistic approach in decision making.

03.

Apply strategic thinking and reinvent your career

Understand strategic thinking theories and learn how to apply them to formulate and develop clear plans for professional development.

Course Objectives

01.

Gain higher perspectives by broadening your viewpoint

02.

Learn how to integrate data and human network to optimize businesses

03.

Establish your individuality by providing unique and innovative perspectives

04.

Learn to decide what to discard in order to win

05.

Understand the essence of management through its mechanisms

06.

Gain a versatile set of skills based on strategic thinking

Study Cycle

In this course, you will go through a study cycle each week to learn the basic concepts and put them into practice.

01.

Prepare

02.

Learn from Faculty

03.

Review

04.

Output Practice

Course Flow

Week 06/06

Envision and create a strategic roadmap for your future goals

*Required
*Required
*Required
Week 06/06

Envision and create a strategic roadmap for your future goals

*Required
*Required
*Required

Meet the Faculty

Faculty:
Karl O'Callaghan

EDUCATION​

MBA, Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University, Japan

BA Combined Honours (French & Russian), University of Bradford, UK

PROFILE

Karl was born in the UK and spent time teaching France and Russia before moving to Japan over twenty years ago. He joined the Oxford University Press in Tokyo in 2004 as a consultative salesman, eventually taking on a wider role as Head of Marketing and Operations for UK Trade and Investment.

In 2016, he started a market entry and strategy consultancy. He has helped companies in sectors as diverse as education, pharmaceuticals, cybersecurity, tourism, and food and beverages.

Being a graduate of GLOBIS University, Karl understands how difficult it is to juggle work, family, friends, and study. But he also knows first-hand how rewarding it is to learn new things and try them in the real world of business.

Faculty:
Sven Van Stichel

EDUCATION​

MBA, Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University, Japan

BA & MA, Japanology, Catholic University of Leuven

PROFILE

Sven is a seasoned marketing and sales professional with over twelve years of experience in the Asia-Pacific region. A certified digital marketer, he has significant expertise in developing market entry and digital marketing strategies, as well as cultivating sales channels. He has worked as a consultant for corporate clients in the pharmaceutical, IT, and financial sectors to aid clients through global HR development programs and business diversification initiatives.

 

A graduate of the prestigious KU Leuven University in Belgium, Sven obtained his master’s degree in Japanology and spent one year as an exchange student at Sophia University in Tokyo. He later obtained his MBA from GLOBIS University. Sven also completed executive programs in entrepreneurship at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai and in negotiation dynamics at INSEAD in Singapore.

 

Sven joined GLOBIS Corporation in 2010 and is currently heading GLOBIS Europe BV as COO/CMO. As a faculty member at GLOBIS University, he is also engaged in curriculum and content development in the areas of marketing and strategy.

Course Schedule

Total Course Duration: 6 weeks

8/5 (Mon) - 9/15 (Sun)

*All materials except the capstone case will be available until 9/29 (Sun)

Live Class:
Week 01 & Week 06

8/11 (Sun) + 9/15 (Sun)

*Class Time: 20:00 -21:30 Japan Standard Time

Live Group Work:
On any of the following days

Thu・Fri・Sat・Sun

*Some days will have multiple time slots

Capstone Case: Starting Week 05

9/2 (Mon) - 9/22 (Sun)

*Submission deadline is until 9/22 (Sun)

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