Strategic Management: An Agile Approach

    A course that acquaints executives with concepts of organizational theory and management techniques

    Strategic management consists of two phases, namely strategic planning, and strategy implementation and control. Both, when applied can make a world of difference. The Strategic Management: An Agile Approach program will help students learn to navigate complex business issues, such as creating a positive work environment, embracing diversity in the workplace, and making changes that will improve a company’s profit, effectiveness, and public image. A definite necessity in today’s VUCA world.

    Starts on
    21 April 2022
    20 weeks (Live Virtual)
    Program Fee
    INR 1,00,000 +GST
    100% Live

    100% Live

    synchronous course

    Global Faculty

    Global Faculty

    from elite institutes

    UCLA Extension Certification

    UCLA Extension Certification

    as a record of participation

    Integrated Group Projects

    Integrated Group Projects

    on real world projects

    Overview Benefits Eligibility Program structure Faculty


    We are in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). Simultaneously, the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a key tipping point for organizations. Digital technologies have progressed exponentially; new business models  are  emerging  and  threatening  the  well-established  strategic  business  orientations. Digital disruptions have impacted every industry and organizations need to change significantly along multiple strategic dimensions to thrive in the new normal of a post-Covid world.

    Succeeding in this rapidly changing world will require both a solid understanding of global strategic trends influencing organizations and an inspirational leadership style to be bold, take risks, and lead complex change.

    What you will learn:

    The goal of this program is to provide you with conceptual insights on emerging strategic paradigms to enable your enterprise to thrive in the dynamic world of Industry 4.0 and digital disruptions. You will assemble key insights along the following important dimensions:

    • Spearhead the right strategic initiatives equipped with new approaches to creating winning strategies and outpacing competitors.
    • Strategizing in a VUCA world while addressing the societal demands (ESG) on businesses in a new emerging market.
    • Strengthening organizational agility and resilience through strategic digital transformation and innovation in various sectors along with their strategic rationales and implementation challenges.
    • Leveraging data and changing customer expectations to develop and succeed based on customer-relevant digital transformation strategy and disruptive innovation strategy.
    • Design the organization’s capabilities by aligning Purpose, People, and Strategy to enhance organizational agility and execution excellence.

    Upon completion of the program, you will be ready to apply your knowledge to navigate the post-pandemic global economy with strong and resolute leadership to infuse a strategically aligned cultural mindset that permeates the organization’s culture and mission.

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    Who should take this course?

    This program will benefit you if:

    Record of Participation

    Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Record of Participation from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension.

    You can share your Record of Participation in the Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile, on printed resumes, CVs, or other documents.



    During the program you will have the chance to learn from world class faculty through live virtual lectures delivered from the USA on the Igesia learning platform. You will interact with industry executives and better understand ongoing trends in Indian and global business. You will be given the opportunity to work in groups on projects of relevance to your business contexts.


    You will be welcomed to the program and start connecting with fellow participants in the program and get an overview of the forthcoming program. You will also start forming teams and start considering questions to explore in your customized project work.

    Module 1


    • Strategizing in a VUCA world
    • The rise of emerging markets
    • Societal demands (ESG) on businesses
    • Interaction with Industry Experts / Practitioners

    Module 2


    • Digital trends
    • Digital transformation strategy
    • Disruptive innovation strategy
    • Interaction with Industry Experts / Practitioners

    Module 3


    • Demographics (Gen-Z) and changing behaviors
    • Reshaping customer journeys and expectations
    • Data-based customer insights
    • Interaction with Industry Experts / Practitioners

    Module 4


    • Purpose, people, and strategy
    • Organizational agility and winning execution
    • High-performance leadership
    • Interaction with Industry Experts / Practitioners

    Module 5


    • Diagnostics – Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
    • Alternatives – New approaches to creating winning strategies and outpacing competitors
    • Choices – Evaluating alternate business models and closing performance gaps
    • Interaction with Industry Experts / Practitioners

    Post Program

    Record of Participation from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension

    + Knowledge updates + Alumni Community + Social interactions

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