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SP Jain’s Strategic Leadership Program will help you become an effective business leader by enhancing your strategic leadership and management skills. The aim of this online leadership program is to teach you the core components of leadership, vision, purpose, strategy and values.

The program will help you discover and develop specific skills and strategies suitable and necessary for your organisation. You will gain new insights on your preferred leadership style, how you can adapt and how you can lead your teams more effectively while creating a top-line perspective on strategy and implementation.

On completing the program, you will be equipped to answer questions like:

  • What are the key external challenges facing your organisation now and in the future?
  • How are these challenges impacting your organisation?
  • What do you see as the outcomes of these challenges?
  • What matters to the organisation?
  • What can you, as a leader, do about these?
  • What decisions will you take to meet these challenges?

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45 hours
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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the main challenges outside your organisation that could affect its performance
  • Learn how to deal with these challenges
  • Understand the key strategies and tactics you need to implement to achieve the best results
  • The Neuroscience of Effective Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
  • Adopt a different dynamic approach by using creative and innovative methods, persuasion and influencing skills and tactics to achieve your goals


Program Structure

Sr. No. Topic Duration (Hours)
1. Transformational Business Growth 5
2. Understanding the 3 Os (Oneself, Organisation and Others) 6
3. Business Acumen for Leaders 5
4. Sustainable Supply Chain for Emerging Trends 6
5. Corporate Governance 3
6. Design Thinking for Innovation 6
7. Leadership Communication 3
8. Digital Transformation 6
9. Coaching and Mentoring 5
Total Duration 45

Program Curriculum


Overview of Strategic Leadership

  • Definition of leadership
  • Introduction to emotional intelligence
  • Demands for strategic leadership

Need for Strategic Leadership

  • Role of strategic leadership
  • Leadership evolution
  • Today’s strategic leadership

Qualities Essential for Strategic Leaders and How To Develop Them

  • Strategic capabilities
  • Developing an approach to leadership
  • Conventional and modern leadership techniques

Leadership Challenges

  • Challenges with people and the process
  • The integrated approach to achieve goals

Leadership Levels

  • Necessary capabilities and skills
  • Strategic leadership vs strategy

Top Team

  • Top team characteristics
  • Appreciate diversity

Fundamental Elements of Leadership

  • Experience
  • Effective communication
  • Self-confidence
  • Building strong relationships
  • Deep understanding of the goals

Advanced Leadership Skills

  • Ability to delegate
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to think out of the box

Going International

  • Manage and compete at international levels
  • Strategies to enter global markets
  • Risks of entering international markets
  • Market failure recovery
  • Balancing trade-offs in a global business

How to Create Unique Value?

  • How to set effective strategies in the absence of necessary and valuable resources?
  • Importance of mission statements
  • Outsource strategies
  • Stay away from greed and distrust essential elements to creating value
  • Creating corporate identity
  • Getting help from individual influencers

Developing Effective Influencing Skills

  • Successful influencing leaders’ characteristics
  • Methods of persuasion
  • Profiling others

Learning Objective

  • To improve your ability to think, plan and strategise

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to clearly define the term ‘strategy’
  • Enhance your strategic thinking skills
  • Be more effective at managing multiple stakeholders
  • Learn and apply from a case study about how to make strategic transformational growth happen
  • Identify how to build a sustainable competitive advantage
  • Pull together all the key lessons learnt from the course to help you become a more effective manager/leader

How You Will Learn

  • Case study
  • Strategy workbook
  • Strategy videos
  • Facilitated strategy discussion

Learning Objective

  • Business value of design thinking and finding new needs for new business offerings
  • Creativity and designing new offerings
  • Prototyping and experimentation

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the business value of design thinking, when to use it and how to find new needs to serve with new business offerings
  • New skills, tools and techniques for designing new business offerings; enhanced creativity
  • New skills for prototyping, communicating with users and developing new products and services via experimentation

How You Will Learn

  • Engaged learning – videos, exercises and generating ideas for your business
  • Drivers of supply chains
  • Sustainability in supply chains
  • Understanding sustainability through simulation

Learning Objective

  • The performance of any supply chain is determined by the four major drivers – facilities, inventory, transportation and information. In this session, we will discuss how these drivers are used in the design, planning and operations of the supply chain.
  • This unit is designed to expose participants to the importance of sustainability in supply chains. Participants will appreciate the value of 3Ps of Sustainability – People, Profit and Planet.
  • The Beer Game is a role-playing simulation to understand the advantages of taking an integrated approach to managing the supply chain. It particularly highlights the redundancies within the supply chains. Eliminating such wastages, helps an organisation create a leaner and greener supply chain.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the main drivers of supply chain performance
  • Appreciate the role of each driver in creating a strategic fit between supply chain strategy and competitive strategy
  • Describe the major obstacles that must be overcome to successfully manage a supply chain
  • Understand supply chain risks and sustainability issues
  • Reflect and critically analyse the impact of unsustainable supply chain practices on the environment and propose actionable solutions for the same
  • Understand the importance of sharing of information and coordination across the supply chain. Awareness about the resultant wastages in terms of excess inventories and delays. Learn about the cost and environmental implications of such wastages.

How You Will Learn

  • Engaged Learning and Case Study
  • Simulation Game
  • Digital Disruption and Transformation Journey
  • Role of Exponential Technologies

Learning Objective

  • What is Digital Transformation and when is it warranted?
  • Understanding and aligning Digitisation with Organisational Goals
  • Understanding Data Lifecycle, Process Mining, Improvement and Reengineering nuances
  • Stakeholders Expectation Management
  • Change Management
  • Understanding Connected Business, Embedded Commerce and API Economy
  • Role of AI/ML and Big Data in Digital Transformation
  • Role of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) in Digital Transformation
  • Strategic Considerations in Technology Adaptation

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to understand 'what, why, where, when and how' of Digital Transformation Journey
  • Participants will be aware of the technology landscape and how to leverage various emerging technologies to maintain a competitive edge

How You Will Learn

  • Live Examples and Case Studies
  • Pre & Post Activity Matrix containing Things to Read, Things to Watch & Things to Do

Learning Objective

  • Understanding the financial reaction of actions
  • Informed Decision Making
  • Cost Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Growth comes with financial gains and risks. Whichever way we chart for the future of our organisation, the ultimate impact is financial. The module focuses on the financial impact of the decisions we make as leaders.
  • Tracking and trapping of actions and results is critical for decisions to succeed
  • Perceiving cost as a value-creating spend is critical for customer value and economic value creation

How You Will Learn

  • Cases, examples and interaction with the participants

Learning Objective

  • Transparency, accountability and compliance
  • Board room practices and independence
  • HR policies and executive compensation
  • The Board and the Management relationship
  • Succession Planning

Learning Outcomes

  • Would reveal the ethics, values and culture of the organisation
  • How to build checks and balances
  • Management of internal stakeholders
  • Role of a leader in implementing governance process
  • How does corporate governance benefit my company?
  • What is MY role in it?

How You Will Learn

  • Lecture and interaction with participants
  • Discussion with examples and through interaction with participants
  • Brief case and group discussion

Learning Objective

  • To understand the difference between roles and processes related to coaching and mentoring
  • To use tools and techniques for coaching and mentoring
  • To practice and demonstrate techniques for coaching and mentoring
  • The ability to use coaching and mentoring framework

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding what effective coaching and mentoring is
  • Understanding what essential coaching and mentoring skills are
  • Understanding the coaching and mentoring frameworks
  • Understanding the future of coaching and mentoring

How You Will Learn

  • Lecture/Case Studies

Meet the Faculty



Professor | Director, i2e – The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center | Head, Global MBA – Consulting Management
SP Jain School of Global Management

One of Asia's Top 10 Women in IT, Dr CJ Meadows leads a Design Thinking & Innovation Center at SP Jain School of Global Management, creating growth initiatives at the intersection of IT, business strategy and design. Her research, consulting and coaching focus on Leadership & Creativity. She co-founded an Advanced Technology Think Tank & Tinker Lab, envisioning the Future of Work (FoW) and Education, applying AI, biometrics and other advanced technologies to leadership development, team productivity and group innovation. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration & IT from Harvard Business School and has over 20 years’ experience in Asia, Europe and North America as a consultant, coach, entrepreneur, dot-com builder, innovation lab co-founder and Accenture IT & Business Strategy consultant.



Dean – Executive MBA, Professor – Strategy and Chair – Examinations Board
SP Jain School of Global Management

Dr Gary Stockport is the Dean of the Executive MBA program at SP Jain School of Global Management across the Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney campuses. Having lived and worked at leading business schools in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the UAE, he has won numerous teaching and research awards including being shortlisted for the Australian Universities Postgraduate Teacher of the Year Award. He has consulted for many organisations including the Aboriginal Policy Services Directorate (Australia), Alcoa (Australia), Bank Nagara (Malaysia), BHP Billiton (Australia and South Africa) and Supersport (South Africa).



Professor, Director – DAMCO International Graduate Program and Area Head – Logistics and Supply Chain Management
SP Jain School of Global Management

Dr Rajiv Aserkar has a rich international academic and consulting experience in Logistics, Supply Chain Management and International Trade. He is an accomplished educator, researcher and speaker at international events, has authored books on Logistics & Supply Chain Management and has published research papers in prestigious academic journals.

Dr Aserkar is a certified on-line faculty at Laureate Online Education and a certified trainer on LINKS online Chain Management Simulation of LINKS USA. He has been instrumental in forging the academic partnership between SP Jain School of Global Management and Damco International B.V. of The Netherlands. He was also honoured with the prestigious Supply Chain & Transportation Award (SCATA) under the category “Education and Training Provider” in 2009.



Director – Fintech
SP Jain School of Global Management

Vikram Pandya is the Director of the Fintech program at SP Jain School of Global Management. He is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA, USA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA, USA). He has more than a decade’s experience in Banking, Education and Consultancy. He has authored several white papers and articles on Fintech with extensive experience in Banking & Financial Services, Automation, Fintech, Consultancy and Training. He mentors various Fintech startups and funds across the globe. He is the Fintech Ambassador for the Government of Maharashtra, India.



Adjunct Faculty
SP Jain School of Global Management

Dr Kanchan Mahadev has been a faculty in leading business schools and has more than 30 years of teaching experience in the areas of accounting and finance. She has worked with the Indian School of Business (ISB) as a Senior Researcher in the Centre for Leadership, Innovation and Change. She has also been teaching and mentoring women entrepreneurs on financing strategies and strategic cost management for their enterprises under ISB-Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Program.

She is an advisor on raising finance for SMEs in India. She has been a part of the Punjab Government initiative to train school and college principals in adapting management principles in school leadership. She also mentors individuals on financial statement analysis for the CFA program.



Professor and Head of Organisational Behaviour
Xavier Institute of Management & Research (XIMR)

Ravindra Dey has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate as well as the academic sector. He specialises in Organisational Behaviour, Organisation Development, Human Resource Development and Competency Assessment.

He has led programs on a wide range of topics in the field of behavioural sciences, HRD, organisation development and management within the organisation. Some of the training/consulting assignments he has handled are Organisational Effectiveness, Performance Development, Strategy and Vision, Customer Service Excellence, Customer Relations Orientation, Conflict Resolution, Negotiation Skills, Personality Development, Communication and Interpersonal Relationship Workshop, Development and Assessment Centre.

In the corporate sector, Mr Dey has worked as Vice President (HR & Admin), EWDL (Indore, India), General Manager – HR, TCGRE (Mumbai, India), DGM-HR, Wockhardt (Mumbai, India) and Head of HR, OMCI (Mumbai, India).

Currently, he is pursuing the Fellow Program in Management from Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad, India. He is actively engaged with consulting and training work in the corporate, education and social development sectors. He has published research papers in many reputed journals.

Dr Dhrupad Mathur

Dr Dhrupad Mathur

Associate Professor – IT Management and Deputy Director – Faculty Management
SP Jain School of Global Management

With over 19 years of professional experience in ICT education, policy, and consulting, Dr Dhrupad Mathur is currently an Associate Professor of IT Management and the Deputy Director of Faculty Management at SP Jain School of Global Management.

Before joining SP Jain, Dr Mathur was a senior consultant for the National e-Governance Plan, working on the e-Government policy initiatives for the Government of India, at the Ministry of Communications & IT. He has been recognised as one of the ‘Emerging Leaders of the Digital World’ by the Diplo Foundation Geneva and as the Hon. Coordinator for Internet Governance Capacity Building in Asia. He has been associated with various regional industry forums as a speaker, program chair and panel member including the Cloud MENA Forum, Smart Data Summit, WAN Summit, DSO Tech Forum and Arab Future Cities Summit.

Boman Moradian

Boman Moradian

Adjunct Faculty (Operations)
SP Jain School of Global Management

Boman Moradian has been a visiting faculty at SP Jain for over 13 years, at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies for over 42 years and at the Indo-German Training Centre for over 16 years. He has extensive experience in Production, HRD, Marketing and Advertising in his career spanning 44 years. He is a Management Consultant in the field of Productivity Management with major emphasis in the areas of reducing flow times, increasing throughputs, inventory and manpower rationalisation, and increasing flexibility.

He is an Independent Director on the Boards of Essel Propack, Garware Polyester, Kabra Extrusiontechnik, Mutual Industries and Krystal Global Engineering. He is a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) and a Master of Management Studies, specialising in Operations, from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Smita Jain

Smita Jain

Director - Master in Global Luxury Goods & Services Management
SP Jain School of Global Management

Smita Jain has over 8 years of experience in luxury education across dynamic markets such as Europe, the Middle East and India. She is a luxury coach and trainer with a specialised focus on training for luxury goods and services. Her area of expertise is luxury branding and strategy. She is a PhD researcher and, currently, is pursuing her research in luxury and strategy from Lisbon, Portugal. Her core work ranges from training, curriculum design and pedagogy to industry integration and coaching.

Vaibhav Dhumal

Vaibhav Dhumal

Lead Product Trainer
Automation Anywhere

Vaibhav Dhumal is an Automation Subject Matter Expert and has 13 years of experience in the IT industry. He has worked directly with clients in India and other countries to implement Automation capabilities. He is a regular speaker at Robotic Process Automation (RPA) events and has trained 500+ professionals on RPA Tools. He is consulting companies on RPA Process Assessments and Implementation. In his journey, he has been part of various roles right from Content Development and Delivering to Assessments. He believes, as a trainer, it’s his responsibility to bring abstract concepts to concrete and make participants think critically by questioning them based on Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Vikram Pandya

Vikram Pandya

Director - Fintech
SP Jain School of Global Management

Vikram Pandya is Director of the Fintech program at SP Jain School of Global Management. He is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA, USA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA, USA). He has more than a decade’s experience in Banking, Education and Consultancy. He has authored several white papers and articles on Fintech with extensive experience in Banking & Financial Services, Automation, Fintech, Consultancy and Training. He mentors various Fintech startups and funds across the globe. He is the Fintech Ambassador for the Government of Maharashtra, India.


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