Your online learning journey

Designed to create long-term growth by reinventing your business.

Your online learning journey

Designed to create long-term growth by reinventing your business.

Week 1: When strength becomes a weakness
  • Introduction to the concept of “foundational knowledge”.
  • Assess a company’s maturity.
Week 2: How knowledge is harnessed
  • Identification of potentially game-changing shifts within an industry.
  • Explore a company’s potential to leverage such shifts.
Week 3: The rise of ubiquitous connectivity
  • Ubiquitous connectivity.
  • Enhance the competitiveness of a company by tapping into external communities.
Week 4: Smart machines and human creativity
  • The rise of smart machines.
  • The importance of human creativity.
  • Exploring the state-of-the-art applications of AI.
Week 5: Turning insights into organized actions
  • Discover pockets of innovation within large, complex organizations.
  • Understand the critical conditions that enable an idea to take off and scale.
  • Apply your Leap Map.


You will have a dedicated learning coach, making sure you receive a highly individualized learning experience.

Your professional learning coach accompanies you through your 5-week learning journey on this Business Growth Strategies online course. They provide support and feedback as you apply your learning directly into your workplace, where it has an immediate impact.

Their input helps you translate your learning to your particular context. By spreading this feedback regularly throughout the program, you’ll be sure to embed your ongoing learning directly in your daily work.

Your professional learning coach interacts with you via video, in writing, and over the phone. You have calls, spread across the 5-weeks, at intervals that consolidate your learning.

Your learning coach helps you

Define your learning objectives
Review your progress on a weekly basis
Overcome your challenges
Translate what you learn to your own context

Your weekly schedule including interaction with your coach

Acquire knowledge
  • Videos
  • Cases studies


Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Connect & Apply
  • Discussion forums
  • Peer review
  • Exercises


Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

  • Professional coaching
  • Project application in your business


Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

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