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?

Personalized coaching at each step, live open sessions with your professors and frequent interaction with peers ensures an immersive and interactive learning experience.

World-class faculty introduce you to the very latest in business knowledge and provide you with the tools and skills to overcome challenges and find solutions.

Constant opportunities to apply what you learn to your own business context ensure real impact back at work - surveyed alumni score application of knowledge as 8.7/10.

IMD's Online programs have a 92% completion rate - online learning provides an excellent platform to strengthen your business skills while being flexible enough to fit into an already busy schedule.

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Videos
Business cases
10
Business cases
Group work sessions
6
Group work sessions
Coaching feedback
8
Touchpoints with professional learning 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, Nestlé 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
24
Sept.
to
18
Nov.

Lausanne

CHF 2,950

2019
from
13
May
to
07
July

Lausanne

CHF 2,950

2019
from
21
Oct.
to
15
Dec.

Lausanne

CHF 2,950

SPECIAL OFFER

CHF 2,750 for IMD alumni

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