Executive Development Program (EDP)

Executive Development Program (EDP) In cooperation with IESE Business School, NU School of Business Administration offered an Executive Development Program tailored for executives and managers leading their organizations into the competitive global marketplace.

Program Outline & Dates 

Each module is delivered over a period of 5 days from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, over a total period of 4 months

Module 1

Laying the Foundations


The first module will lay a solid foundation for the program and provides a forum for discussion on key business essentials, enabling managers to share and strengthen their knowledge on management fundamentals.

Topics Covered:

  • Parity Conditions
  • Capital Budgeting I
  • Planning and Control
  • Project Management
  • Analysis Statements
  • Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Foreign Exchange Risk
  • Seasonal and Cyclical Financial Need
  • Control Process I
  • Control Process II
  • Supply Change Management
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Economics
  • Management of Innovation
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Product Development
  • Leadership
  • IT Management

Module 2 

Providing a Global Perspective


The second module will aim to broaden participants’ perspective on the fundamentals in general management. Through the analysis of best practice companies from a wide range of sectors, industries and countries, participants will be challenged to look at the role managers must play in order to lead their people and companies more effectively in the global marketplace

Module 3 

Sustaining Competitive Advantage


This module will continue to present the latest concepts in general management to participants, highlight the internal factors that can be changed and improved within their companies (leadership, innovation) and external elements that must be negotiated (global economic environment) if they are to manage effectively.

Module 4 

Leading into the Future


This last module will bring together the learning points covered in the previous sections and will focus on the executive’s role in managing change, developing corporate strategies that create value for shareholders and identifying and unleashing entrepreneurial potential in their firms.