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[MUSIC PLAYING] The Senior Management Programme is not your typical management programme. So this is about individualised leadership development. What we’re really interested in is a transformation experience.
As I’m currently in a career transition, moving from a functional leader to a more senior management role, I was really looking for something that could support me in this transition.
The Senior Management Programme has many faculty members from Cambridge Judge Business School. They will bring in the latest cutting research insights into the classroom.
From a professional perspective, I really like the deep dive into what’s currently happening in the environment– transforming economies, moving from product-based to platform-based businesses, and how do we strategise around this transformation were one of the key highlights for me.
It’s completely based on latest research, the latest studies, which will obviously help me through everything. It’s very difficult to define in it practical words.
It was an inclusive social learning environment. We had business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians. We had a former Olympian that came to us, which was really exciting for me. And also, we had faculty members here who have vast experience working with corporate leaders.
Yes, the programme is about content skills, knowledge, but the programme is really about transformation of the participants.
It was really important for me to have this programme accompanied by a coaching session. So coaching really helped me to better understand who am I as a leader, where is it I can contribute, where’s my passion, and eventually where are on my blind spots? What is it I do not see, and what can I do to improve to be better in leading in the future?
I felt it was really so much like it was personalised and made for me to learn. And that was very liberating for me.
The people and the network you have taken away from this Business School, from a participant’s perspective, but also from a faculty perspective, it’s all high-calibre people that are here.
I have a support group of faculty members who is going to work with me to ensure I succeed as a leader and I implement the changes that my company needs to undertake to survive for the next five to 10 years.
I can only recommend this programme to anyone who wants to transform from either a functional leader to a more senior leader, but also to leaders who are simply interested in what’s currently going on in the environment, and how does the current technological transformation change the way how we run organisations, and how we strategise in organisations.
India’s banking industry is moving into a new era obviously. Definitely, Cambridge Senior Management will help me to get and grasp each and every of the banking industry’s challenges.
If you are really serious as a leader, to become a leader of tomorrow, and to be able to adapt, transform, and innovate, this course is a must to attend. Because you will achieve a higher rate of return of investment than you would have imagined. And for that, I think this is what this course brings to me and everybody else who’s attending it.
Suzanne is a global leadership development professional with experience in multinational companies, family businesses, NGOs and not-for-profit organisations.
Suzanne designs and delivers leadership and personal development initiatives for teams and individuals at all levels of management, including executives and boards. Suzanne left corporate life in 2006, after almost 20 years in senior management roles on three continents, and has 10 years’ experience in coaching and consulting to organisations, teams, and leaders. She is an experienced facilitator and trainer.
Much of her work is with small groups and intact teams, developing their leadership capabilities and helping them move from good to great performance. Suzanne has worked extensively in cross-cultural teams, both as a line manager and as a consultant. Much of her work uses a psychodynamic approach, achieving sustainable improvement and lasting change in behaviour by identifying root causes. Suzanne defines success as helping clients increase both their performance and the satisfaction of the people who work for them by increasing trust and respect, developing effective processes and improving relationships.
Suzanne holds a Diploma in Coaching and Consulting for Change, from INSEAD, a Masters in Management from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelors in Geology. She has continued her own learning and development by attending many trainings and workshops and is qualified in a range of tools including coaching, leadership development, emotional intelligence and various psychometric instruments.
She lives in Switzerland and maintains roots also in France and the UK, where her two children are at university.
The programme fee is USD22,000, which covers all three modules. Please note that accommodation and travel are not included in the fee. In between the three face-to-face modules, participants will also take part in two online webinars.
Please also note that admissions to the programme are on a rolling basis, and we strongly recommend that interested participants apply early. Application deadlines for the upcoming cohorts will be announced in due course.
For information regarding payment terms, cancellation rights, transfer policies and fees, please see our terms & conditions documents:
Terms & Conditions for the Cambridge Senior Management Programme (pdf, 660KB) (updated 31 August 2018)
Please note that participants are expected to attend all modules of each individual SMP – it is not possible to defer any module to another SMP cohort.
Version 6 (14 May 2020)