Discover how strategic partnerships can boost your business

Whether already involved in a strategic alliance or weighing up future options, you need the skills to build better partnerships to support your overall business strategy.

Leveraging Strategic Partnerships will help you create an ecosystem of strategic alliances to maximize your competitive advantage.

Using your own business context as a live case study, you will identify and screen potential partners. By putting the right processes in place, you can ensure strategic partnerships are structured to your benefit, to borrow missing capabilities, adopt best practice and enter new markets cost-effectively. By developing mutual trust, you will leverage stable, fruitful strategic partnerships that also mitigate risk from competitors or imitators.

competitive advantage

Transform your strategic partnerships into a competitive advantage

alliances

Get more out of existing alliances 

joint-ventures

Structure and implement future joint-ventures more effectively

impact

Steer your portfolio of partnerships for maximum impact

What's special about learning online @IMD?

You experience immersive, interactive learning. You get personalized coaching at each step and constant opportunities to translate what you learn to your own business context. 

IMD's world-class faculty introduce you to the very latest in business knowledge, and provide you with skills to overcome challenges and find solutions.

Advance through your learning journey with weekly feedback from your dedicated personal coach. Discuss questions directly with your professors during live open office sessions. Sharpen your ability to apply and assimilate what you learn through group work with peers.

Videos
38
Videos
Business cases
10
Business cases
Group work sessions
6
Group work sessions
Coaching feedback
8
Touchpoints with coach

I would like to express my gratitude to the whole team and my participant colleagues. Leveraging Strategic Partnerships is a fantastic eight weeks.

Dirk Abeel

Former participant
Global Head Business Integration Management, NestlĂ© Nutrition SA, Switzerland

Are you considering building partnerships or alliances to support your strategy? Companies are facing increasing competition both from low-cost imitators and from those introducing substitute business models. Building an ecosystem of strategic partnerships is an effective way to respond.

James Henderson

Program Director

Next start & fee
Program length: 8 weeks of study (4-6 hours per week)
2018
from
16
Apr.
to
08
June

Lausanne

CHF 3,900

2018
from
24
Sept.
to
16
Nov.

Lausanne

CHF 3,900

Special offer

CHF 3,500 for IMD alumni

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