Harvard Business School (HBS) will host an executive education program, Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability – India, from May 26 – 29, 2014 at the HBS style classroom, Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The program will examine the strategies and governance systems that successful companies are using to manage cost and improve performance in a complex and uncertain economic environment.
“Holding a competitive advantage in an uncertain and tough economy like India requires a balanced view of business that encompasses financial and nonfinancial measures as well as cost and performance control systems. The Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability – India program explores the critical connections among business strategy, performance measurement, management accountability, organizational design and corporate governance.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to create corporate value, improve enterprise performance and position their company for success,” said V.G. Narayanan, Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration. Head of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty chair of “Compensation Committees: New Challenges, New Solutions” and “Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability—India.
This leadership development program is designed for senior financial executives in large established companies responsible for designing and implementing systems to monitor and improve enterprise performance. The program, well suited for senior executives with planning, control and accounting responsibilities.
“Even during an economic downturn, India continues to offer growth opportunities for local firms and multinational companies. In this uncertain market, business leaders must have the financial tools to translate their corporate mission into performance targets and align their organization in pursuit of those goals. As India’s business environment fluctuates, the Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability – India program will equip the participants with the knowledge of how successful companies are leveraging the latest control systems to achieve breakthrough performance even in the face of challenging economic conditions” said Paul M. Healy, James R. Williston Professor of Business Administration and Henry B. Arthur Fellow, Senior Associate Dean, Director of Research; and member of the Accounting and Management Unit.
As with all HBS Executive Education programs, the India portfolio is taught by distinguished HBS faculty by using the renowned HBS case method. Faculty lectures, panel discussions, and assessment tools will create a dynamic learning environment. The program aims to build long-lasting relationships via the professional network through close interaction with an elite group of Indian and global peers.
[THE TIMES OF INDIA]