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Module 6 looks at how you – as a leader – can apply your new skills to drive change across your organization. We explore techniques, best practices and cutting edge thinking so you can “make it happen”.
Founded in 1881, HEC Paris has built itself on three core values: academic excellence, a strong sense of community and a commitment to diversity. Thanks to these values, the school has developed into one of the world’s best business schools, ranked #1 European Business School by the Financial Times in 2019.
We’ll be based at in Paris at the Porte de Champerret campus. It is located in north-west Paris near La Défense, the largest business district in Europe.
The final module’s courses cover several themes that relate to the managerial challenge of Making it Happen.
Leadership is a key focus of this module. Global leadership development and the concepts and challenges studied throughout the program set the foundation for the Capstone leadership course, which incorporates aspects of leading for change, behavioural strategy and strategy implementation.
Supply Chain Management and Operations are fundamental to enabling businesses to deliver on their value proposition and during the final presentations of the Capstone course, student teams will present the plans to implement the business ideas they developed throughout the program.
This is the major theme of Module 6. We explore the behavioural basis of leadership, and will review four issues that every effective leader needs to understand for their own self-development and that of future leaders in their organization.
We look at one organizational aspect of leadership, sometimes called “Leadership in Context” which focuses on the leader’s role as a driver of change in an organization, and we’ll focus on one attribute that gives leaders and their organizations a sustainable competitive advantage.
We will introduce the “Cocktail of Change” and present several of its ingredients through case studies as well as interactive discussions and exercises.
Module 6 culminates with the final presentations of the Capstone course, where student teams present the plans to implement the business ideas they developed throughout the program. The presentations are made to the Capstone Project Board, made up of the Academic Directors and a number of external members.
We continually innovate the TRIUM program, so each year is set up slightly differently. The following courses are a sample of what you’ll cover in your time in Paris.
Key topics covered include:
This course covers an approach to leadership based on Process-orientation: a view that emphasises the management of processes rather than of individuals, events or tasks.
We call the approach Invisible Leadership. It is an aspect of leadership because a disciplined culture of well-run processes has a powerful impact on behaviours, expectations, and the ability to get results. It is invisible because, once processes take root, the leader themselves recede into the background and the leading is done indirectly.
We know that strategic decisions are crucial and that getting them implemented is even more critical. But both the decision themselves and their implementation are affected by our cognitive limitations as decision makers and by the dynamics of the organizations in which we make them. To understand how, we will explore the cognitive and behavioural biases that affect our strategic decisions.
Hervé Coyco teaches in various programs at HEC. Most particularly, within HEC Executive Education, he is a Program Director for various programs, especially for large multinational corporations. Hervé Coyco has been associated with HEC Executive Education, since 2008. He regularly gives lectures in Leadership and General Management in Europe and in the USA. In addition, Hervé Coyco is a consultant in Strategy, Organization and Management of International Operations.
Naomi Diamant joined New York University Stern School of Business in January 2012 as Deputy Dean for TRIUM, Assistant Dean of NYU Stern Global Degree Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communications. She oversees academic planning and delivery for NYU Stern's global programs, and teaches courses in business communication. Prior to joining Stern, Professor Diamant served as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at New York University.
Michel Fender is Adjunct Professor at HEC Paris since 2014 in charge of teaching Supply Chain, Value and Operations Management. He teaches in Executive MBAs such TRIUM, Executive Masters and Custom programmes.
Current research focuses on strategic logic and performance determinants of private equity investments. Serves as advisor to leading investors in Private Equity Industry.
Roger Hallowell teaches and is the Academic Director of programs for managers and executives in the fields of strategy and business policy as well as leadership. Among other assignments, he is the Academic Director of "Leading Strategies for Outstanding Performance" and teaches regularly in HEC Executive MBA.
Florian Hoos teaches accounting and control, sustainable business model development, impact assessment, change management, responsible leadership, social entrepreneurship, value measurement, radical collaboration, negotiation, and has created Massive Open Online Courses in entrepreneurship and changemaking for the coursera plattform and in HEC's online Masters. Florian is also an active researcher in corporate governance and ethical decision making, management control and performance measurement, accounting and entrepreneurship pedagogy, (social) entrepreneurship and innovation, and impact assessment.
Randall P. White is an Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris where he regularly teaches in various Executive Education programs. Among other responsibilities, he is the Academic Coordinator of Leadership courses in HEC Executive MBA. In addition to his affiliation with HEC Paris, he is an adjunct professor at the Fuqua School of Business and Duke University. He teaches with Duke Corporate Education (Durham, London, and Ahmedabad) and IE Business School (Madrid).
Each year we feature guest speaker sessions from academics and business people. Previous speakers have included:
Following the module, two individual assignments are due in early April. The final grading is then completed. The graduation ceremony is held in Autumn/Fall in London.
The benefits of TRIUM go beyond just the transformational academic program. By joining our program you will enter a remarkable network of high-achieving global business leaders. The TRIUM Global Executive MBA alumni are among the most qualified and insightful in the international business world.
The 18 month experience, the learning and the life-long friendship you develop will be an outcome you will cherish for many years to come. If you believe you only live once, TRIUM is well worth the journey.
TRIUM has provided an expanded global lens that has supported my ability to innovate and think beyond my own limitations of possibility. TRIUM has crafted an experience to serve those who set out to create and disrupt on a global scale.
If you’re wondering if it’s too late, or if you’re regularly in an environment where you’re often the smartest person in the room, take the TRIUM challenge – it’s humbling and refreshing at the same time.