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Strategic Thinking & Innovation

Penn State Executive Programs helps organizations systematically evaluate the present situation, develop a new strategic vision for the future, and align organizational capabilities with newly devised strategic expectations. The Penn State Executive Programs award-winning approach to Strategic Thinking & Innovation includes a range of services including comprehensive analysis and follow-up, facilitated discussion sessions, and customized learning modules.

Penn State Executive Programs helps your organization systematically evaluate its present situation, develop a new strategic vision for the future, and align organizational capabilities with newly devised strategic expectations. Our award-winning approach to Strategic Thinking & Innovation includes a range of services including comprehensive analysis and follow-up, facilitated discussion sessions, and customized learning modules.

Business Today

Shifts in the economy, government policies, technology, consumer preferences, competitor focus, and countless other areas erode long-term effectiveness of any strategic approach, no matter how sound. Our Strategic Thinking & Innovation services, which have been recognized twice by Chief Learning Officer magazine, address the demands of this changing business world. As pathways to future prosperity evolve over time, we help successful organizations adapt through evaluation, planning, and implementation.

Evaluation

Leveraging the expertise and experience of our leading faculty, Penn State Executive Programs offers a proven multi-stage approach to Strategic Thinking & Innovation. Our comprehensive due-diligence work includes deep analyses of critical organizational intelligence and custom-designed interviews with members of your executive leadership team.

Planning

In our key role as facilitators with decades of combined experience, Penn State Executive Programs leads intensive discussion sessions with members of your leadership team. We will work with you to:

  • Explore the current state of the business including successes and missed opportunities
  • Investigate emerging customer needs and marketplace changes
  • Rethink the entire business model including capabilities, relationships, and core competencies required to fulfill customer needs

Implementation

Armed with a refreshed view of the business world and your organization's place in it, Penn State Executive Programs works with your leaders to determine the most important priorities for meeting goals and achieving growth.


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an executive summary on this critical business topic: "Shifting to a Strategy of Innovation: The Key Role of Leadership in Consumer Packaged Goods."

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