Nov. 8-9 | In-Person or Online

Disrupting Your Business Strategy

Payment Due: Nov. 1


By exploring strategy, mission, and innovation and how they interact, you will be able to help your organization disrupt itself before anyone else does. Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to lead a more agile organization and respond successfully to change in customers in increasingly disruptive times. Uncover your business' ability to act on a more human mission for the company - doing good while also doing well.
  • Number of Sessions

  • Number of Hours

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day
  • Course Investment*

    The course fee covers program materials, parking, and includes breakfast, lunch, mid-morning/mid-afternoon break snacks, and all-day hot/cold beverage service.

Ideal For

  • Senior Executives & General Managers

    Senior executives and general managers tasked with developing and executing strategies for an organization or group within an organization
  • Innovative Leaders

    Leaders who wish to bring their organizations to the cutting edge of innovation problem solving and make their work more innovative and agile
  • Socially Responsible Leaders

    Social responsibility and corporate citizenship leaders who are looking to better integrate the purpose side of the business with the profit side
  • Executive Teams

    Executive teams who are looking to reinvent or transform their company. Small teams are encouraged to attend to accelerate adoption of these concepts in an organization, as innovation is very much a team sport *Discounts available for teams of 3 or more.*


Build knowledge and expertise through activities and real-world case studies of organizations that have been successful in reinventing strategy and mission, and also analyze organizations that have not


Understand how the traditional elements of organizational focus (mission, strategy, plans, and execution) must be reinvented for today’s rapidly changing world and how the mindset you develop can help separate your organization from the pack

Understand the basics of Design Thinking (DT), a human centered approach to innovation, and how it can be be a guide to reinventing strategy and beyond

The last day of the course, you will develop an action plan to get started reinventing your own business strategy in the weeks that follow.

Be Ahead Of the Game

Be the leader known for keeping your business ahead of the competition.

Payment Deadline: November 1, 2023

Learning Objectives

  • Define It

    Define strategy and mission and discuss your successes and challenges today; discuss the Five Forces of Strategy and how each is being disrupted in your organization; and discuss implications of theses disruptions
  • Learn It

    Define innovation as a repeatable business discipline; participate in interactive exercises to solve a problem using Design Thinking, a human centered approach to innovation; and explore empathy, prototyping, and iteration as three critical elements in driving innovation in a human centered way
  • Experience It

    Understand how empathy, prototyping, and iteration have been and can be applied in relation to strategy, with interactive exercises and real-world case studies and discuss how reinvented strategies can lead to reinvented missions, reframing how organizations see their role in the world, with the tighter integration of the goals of the business and the importance of social responsibility
  • Apply It

    Apply the lessons learned to your specific situation and organization; assess your own organization’s capability on innovation, strategy, and mission; and develop an action plan to get started on reinventing your organization’s strategy

Expert Faculty

Scott Sanchez
Adjunct Faculty & Product Innovation Officer, Deluxe Corporation

Learn from an Innovation Leader

Scott Sanchez is an innovation leader, with extensive experience in innovation, product management and design, and a history of making simple, yet impactful products and experiences that delight customers. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member for Emory Executive Education at Goizueta Business School. He has brought a customer-driven approach to innovation to organizations of all sizes across many industries to help invent and reinvent products and experiences to create sustainable growth, while unleashing innovators along the way.


Disrupting Your Business Strategy is applicable to the Strategy and Innovation Certificate and the Certificate in Business Excellence. For more information, please reach out to Learning Advisor, Tammie Long.

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Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
o Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
o Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
o Government and Non-Profit
o Veterans
o Group/Multiple
o Custom Clients

Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register. Codes cannot be combined.

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