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Explore our strategy & change programs

A dynamic business environment puts a premium on organizational vision. Our strategy, innovation and change management programs can help you define and deliver the future in an ever-changing landscape. 


Digital disruption has changed the way we comprehend ROI for a business. Build digital solutions while optimizing your organization's digital ROI. Apply a digital SWOT analysis, evaluate the customer journey, and create positive return on value.

Driving Innovation through Design Thinking

Design thinking boosts the performance of innovation initiatives by blending creativity, analysis, and collaboration. Offered by HEC Montréal Executive Education, this workshop examines the core principles of this powerful, practical approach to creating value.

Harnessing Creativity for Organizational Growth

CEOs worldwide identify creativity and innovation as critical skills that companies must master in order to thrive in the new economy. This program explores creativity as a powerful organizational engine for solving complex challenges and driving business innovation. 

Leading Organizational Change

Designed for senior leaders, this program describes a structured approach for leading varying scales of organizational change initiatives. Inspire people to lead and sustain momentum for change. Ensure that change remains aligned to strategy.

Machine Learning: Strategic Applications

This program introduces the tools, techniques, opportunities, and applications of ML from a strategic perspective. Unlock the opportunities of this powerful technology to drive innovation and to create greater value and competitive edge in your business.

Strategic Decision Making

Practice techniques for making better strategic decisions in the face of complexity and uncertainty. Identify critical strategic dimensions on which to ground your decisions. Discover your options, predict consequences, and link decision-making issues to strategic goals.

Thinking Strategically in the Digital Space ONLINE

This program is ideal for crafting a digital road map for your organization using innovative strategic tools. Gain fresh insights on disruption. Establish a design-thinking approach and a foundation for the design of your first digital business strategy.

Strategy and Innovation

This program in residence enables senior leaders to tackle complex strategic challenges. Explore the latest strategic tools and apply them directly to your business. Capture strategic value from innovation. Plan for the future, and keep your business ahead of the competition.

The Strategy Playbook

This program integrates the best practices of strategic thinking, planning, and execution into a fully aligned game plan. Think strategically to set the organizational vision. Cascade the vision into effective, executable operational and tactical implementation plans. 

Understanding and Managing Change

Learn how change impacts people, and what you as a leader can do to help others manage the upheaval. Practice key skills for helping people prepare for and adapt to change. Support your team in times of uncertainty, and facilitate the transition process.

"Excellent program, excellent faculty. It really helped me frame strategy and innovation with some extremely valuable tools to take back to the office and begin to implement."

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