Program Objectives

Why do some organizations make more profits than others? How does the industry landscape affect the success or failure of organizations? How do the organizations spot the industry trends and transformations? How do the organizations create a winning formula? These are some of the questions faced by the organizations operating in the global competitive landscape. The successful organizations build the competency to create a winning formula for getting into the right place at the right time.

This program is all about opening the minds and developing new perspectives towards industry dynamics and competition.  The participants will learn the tools and techniques for developing game-changing organizations, which can identify the industry shifts, spot the emerging trends and become a part of the industry transformations at the right time.


The curriculum is designed for gaining unique insights into the dynamics of the company, customer, context, and competition.  Case studies include Yahoo, Apple, and Reliance among others.

The key topics include:

Emerging Trends and Changing Dynamics – Globalization, Business, Technology and Innovation

Overriding Assumptions and Perspectives

Analysing the Industry and Competition – Tools and Frameworks

Entering Winning Markets or Creating New Markets

The new metrics for Performance Measurement

Assessing Environment Threats & Opportunities

How Collusion in Cartelization can affect industry structure

Getting a view on Industry transformation

The impact of regulation on industry structure

Participant Mix

This program is designed for senior executives, who are responsible for corporate strategy, business development, and operations management. These include CEOs, functional heads, business heads and vertical heads.

Why Institute for Competitiveness?

Institute for Competitiveness, India is the Indian knot in the global network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Institute for Competitiveness, India is an international initiative centred in India, dedicated to enlarging and purposeful disseminating of the body of research and knowledge on competition and strategy, as pioneered over the last 25 years by Professor Michael Porter of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. The institute conducts and supports indigenous research, offers academic and executive courses, and provides advisory services to the Corporate and the Governments. The institute studies competition and its implications for company strategy; the competitiveness of nations, regions & cities and thus generate guidelines for businesses and those in governance; and suggests and provides solutions for socio-economic problems.

The Benefits & Delivery

The participants will gain new perspectives, insights, and strategic skills towards managing healthcare delivery.

Case based pedagogy is extensively within the program. The case-mix for this program has been carefully selected from Harvard and Ivey. These cases provide diverse perspectives and learning experience from the global companies.

Global Insights integrate the best practices regarding understanding the industry dynamics, trends and transformations. Case discussions and analysis on game changing organisations will enable the participants to gain new perspectives on  industry shifts and competitive advantage.

Peer Networking and Knowledge Sharing during the program will enable the participants to exchange their perspectives and experiences as well as become a part of the competitiveness network.


Diverse mix of instructors from academics and industry. Industry practitioners include those having leadership experience at the top management positions across the enterprises in India and globally. Academic instructors include those having active interaction and association with shared value enterprises besides having expertise in strategy, competitiveness, social entrepreneurship and business models.


Applications are requested three weeks in advance to the program start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling basis as per space availability, early admission is encouraged.

Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. No formal educational requirements apply. Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as benefits their organizations in leveraging the new skills. The program expects full commitment from both. The participants are expected to dedicate sufficient time and efforts during the training. At the same time, sponsoring organizations are expected to relieve participants of their work responsibilities during the program.

The program fee covers tuition, books, case materials and meals. Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. If admission is within 30 days before the start of the program, payment is due upon receipt of the invoice. The cancellation policies are outlined in the information provided to applicants upon admission.

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For more information, please contact our Client Services team at:

Executive Education Programs,

Institute for Competitiveness

U 24/8, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon 122 002, Haryana, India,


Telephone:   +91 124 4376676

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