Global Scaleup Program Executive Education

​​​​Global Scaleup Program
Ready, Steady, Grow

Overview

Benefit from the combined insights and expertise of two anchor institutions from Europe and the Middle East. In this two-part program co-created by the American University of Beirut and IE Business School, gain new perspectives and insights into the growth challenge your company is facing and learn how to link and execute 7 key components of your business (Strategy, Business Innovation, Human Resources, Operations, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Sales, and Governance) for sustainable growth. The Global Scaleup Program (GSP), designed for busy executives in a convenient modular and blended format over 8 weeks, empowers you with concise actionable tools with real-world relevance and applicability. ​


Dates                                                                                                                       Language
Feb. 18 to 22, 2019 (In-class, Beirut)                                                                  English
Feb. 27 to Apr. 4, 2019 (Online 90 min/week)
Apr. 8 to 12, 2019 (In-class, Madrid)



Price                                                                 Format                                           Location
$14,900                                                            Blended                                          Beirut and Madrid​

Who should attend

The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for senior leaders and decision makers to learn new skills and approaches to leading business growth initiatives, while simultaneously working on their organization's growth plan.

  • C-suite and senior executives leading small to medium sized companies and business owners
  • Division/business unit leaders within large organizations

Benefits and Impact

The Program aims to help you understand international strategies for growth; identify your company's strategic strengths and weaknesses for scalability, and the organizational changes required for the business to grow.

Benefits to your organization

  • Develop a Growth Plan during the program with the opportunity to hold two one-to-one online sessions with an assigned mentor
  • Analyze the barriers to scaling up and learn how to unblock these through a systematic approach to managing the 7 components of the business
  • Identify your organization's growth strengths and develop strategies to expand your business
  • Gain a better sense of what your business scale-up challenges and opportunities are, by using a Scaling Up Readiness Self-Assessment Tool 

Benefits to you

  • Improve your strategic thinking and learn to implement a new range of business tools for scaling up
  • Enhance your ability to lead strategy implementation and deliver results
  • Expand your entrepreneurial mindset through practical methodologies such as design thinking, Lean Startup Tools, and creativity models
  • Learn how to manage resources for growth opportunities and systematically scale up
  • Grow your international network and learn fresh ideas. Explore the challenges of growth with other top executives from the region