As a functional or specialist manager transitioning from being an expert in their field into a wider general management role, this can not only be a big step, it can feel difficult, and can be risky, as well as being rewarding when done. This programme supports your transition from a specialist manager to a cross-functional leader providing you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to add value to the organisation.
Greater clarity on the strategic issues faced by your organisation’s key business functions, how you master cross-functional business leadership, how different functions fit together and the resulting impact on your business model.
You will acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to add real value to your organisation and inspire and influence change beyond your area of expertise. You will be able to successfully future proof your leadership capability, take a step back to look at your models of practice and open up new ways of thinking, being and doing. Reaching a point of positively identifying and implementing an effective plan to instil and lead behavioural and strategic change across your organisation.
“At Cranfield we equip leaders to thrive as they move through challenging transitions at work. We do this through an experience which is immersive, challenging, supportive and (hopefully) fun, to embed real growth and change.”