Disruptive Strategy with Clayton Christensen

Harvard Business School

Programme Description

Disruptive Strategy with Clayton Christensen

Harvard Business School

Strengthen your capacity to make innovation a reality; unlock your potential to create winning strategies.

Disruptive Strategy with Clayton Christensen will help you:

  • Become fluent in disruption theory and gain confidence articulating complex viewpoints
  • Apply strategic frameworks to assess new opportunities and potential threats
  • Acquire techniques for executive-level strategy formulation and team management
  • Discover your next big idea by learning alongside other participants on HBX’s social course platform

Programme Structure

Disruptive Strategy consists of 30 to 35 hours of material delivered over a six week period with a flexible program structure. There is no set time to log in. You complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines. There will be weekly assignments, and a final paper is due at the end of the program.

Topics covered in the program include:

  • Aligning with Innovation and Disruption
  • Discovering Customer Jobs to be Done
  • Organizing for Innovation
  • Maintaining a Disruptive Scope
  • Managing the Strategy Development Process

Participants in Disruptive Strategy are eligible for a Certificate of Completion from HBX and Harvard Business School. To earn the certificate, participants must successfully complete all coursework by the stated deadlines and actively contribute to the vibrant HBX learning community.

Cohort Dates

January 2019

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Programme Dates: 1/23/19 - 3/6/19
  • Cost: $1,500
  • Application Deadline: January 14

April 2019

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Programme Dates: 4/3/19 - 5/15/19
  • Cost: $1,500
  • Application Deadline: March 25

Who Would Benefit?

Disruptive Strategy is intended for those who work in organizations that need to be more innovative and would like to be knowledgeable enough to lead that effort. It’s for those who want to feel more confident in their strategic recommendations by putting on a set of lenses through which to view the world of disruption and strategy. Those starting their own ventures and looking to disrupt an established industry, those in established firms looking to anticipate disruption, and those trying to understand their senior leadership’s discussions around disruptive innovations.

Admissions

It is free to apply, and applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged. Successful applicants will have an undergraduate degree, or have successfully completed CORe, and demonstrate a desire to contribute to the vibrant HBX learning community. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

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  • English
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Last updated October 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 24, 2019
Apr. 4, 2019
Duration
Duration
Part time
Price
Price
1,500 USD
Information
Deadline
Jan. 15, 2019
for January start
Locations
USA - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start date : Jan. 24, 2019
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2019
for January start
End date Mar. 7, 2019
Start date : Apr. 4, 2019
Application deadline Mar. 26, 2019
for April start
End date May 16, 2019
Dates
Jan. 24, 2019
USA - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2019
for January start
End date Mar. 7, 2019
Apr. 4, 2019
USA - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Application deadline Mar. 26, 2019
for April start
End date May 16, 2019