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Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Build a rewarding career in Strategic Management and Leadership through this Post Graduate diploma from SSBM Geneva. Master the core disciplines of a modern workplace and understand the business environment with numerous industry based case studies and projects.

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Learning Format


Live Classes

6 Months

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About Program

The program aims at training professionals in the key areas of business management, human resource management, and marketing. It has been designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop your strategic management skills and apply these procedures and practices in the workplace. The program covers essential skills such as financial management, business strategy, etc.

Key Highlights

7-10 weeks of live classes
50+ Industry Projects & Case Studies
1:1 Industry Mentorship
24*7 Support
15 ECTS Credits
Learn from SSBM Faculty & Industry Practitioners
SSBM Post Graduate Diploma Certification
3 Guaranteed Interviews by Intellipaat
Designed for working professionals and freshers

Free Career Counselling

We are happy to help you 24/7

About SSBM (Swiss School of Business and Management, Geneva)

SSBM is a renowned college in Geneva, Switzerland and is known for its Swiss-quality education and excellence all over the world. The institute has partnered with over 30+ top companies for designing its courses and has a remarkable set of powerful alumni across the globe.

Key Achievements:

  • The university holds the EduQua ( a Swiss national quality assurance body) label for delivering a quality education to the students.
  • It is an ACBSP accredited institution.
  • Ranked as #1 leader in providing innovative financial educational programs by Silcom Consulting
  • Ranked #6th best private institution in Switzerland by Primavera
  • Ranked #2 globally for its learning management system by LMS.

Upon Completion of this course, you will:

  • Receive a Certification of Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from SSBM.

Who can apply for the course?

  • Anyone willing to learn and get certified in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Managers operating at a strategic level in the workplace.
  • Individuals with a bachelor’s degree and a keen interest to learn Business Strategy, Human Resources and Marketing
  • IT professionals looking for a career transition to General Management
  • Professionals aiming to move ahead in their career
  • Developers and Project Managers
Who can aaply

What roles can a Strategic Manager and Leader play?

Manager- General Administration

The role involves managing all the aspects of the administration of the organization and delegating tasks related to accounting, documentation, paperwork and payroll. They are also responsible for designing strategies to streamline these processes.

General Manager- Sales and Marketing

Their job entails planning and managing the ongoing sales and marketing activities to achieve revenue-driven strategies of the organization.

Finance Manager

These managers oversee the yearly budgets, provide financial guidance, and management expertise related to operations and financial strategy.

Marketing Manager

They decide how communication and marketing should take place for products including drafting and executing marketing strategies.

Director- HR

The HR Director is responsible for strategizing recruitment policies, transfer and training policies, and promotional policies.

Project Manager

They are in charge of overseeing the IT department and team management to get projects executed on time and within budget.

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Skills to Master

Problem solving

Critical thinking



General Administration

Finance Management

Human Resource Management


Sales Consulting

Project Management

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Live Course
  • What is strategic leadership?
  • Why do we need strategic leaders?
  • The modern business environment
  • What does a strategic leader do?
  • Agile Project Management Fundamentals
  • The Agile Manifesto : 4 Values and 12 Principles
  • Introduction to Scrum, Kanban and Lean
  • Scrum Pillars and Roles
  • How to be an effective Scrum Master
  • Building a Product Backlog and Writing user stories
  • Sprint planning, creation and Management
  • The Daily Scrum and Sprint Review
  • Velocity and Burndown Charts
  • Maximizing Value-driven Delivery and Effective Road-map creation
  • Building, Coaching and Managing an Agile Team
  • What is Business Research ?
  • Methodologies of Business Research
  • Quantitative Research : Survey Research, Correlation Research, Casual Comparative Research, Experimental Research, Online/Secondary research
  • Qualitative Research  : Interviews/Primary Research, Focus Group, Ethnographic, Case Study Research, Product User Profiling
  • Data Parsing from Digital Sources : Mining and Processing Data
  • Clustering and factor analysis :  Exploratory factor analysis (EFA). Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA).
  • Structural Model : Fundamentals of structural equation modeling and Path analysis
  • Panel Data Analysis  : Fixed effects or Random effects. Tests for misspecification. Heteroscedasticity and autocorrelation.
  • Understand the commercial benefits of effective data analysis and its impact on better decision making
  • Collect, evaluate and use data effectively
  • Understand basic data analytics methods
  • Understand the groundwork for the decision-making process
  • Understand the ways to generate ideas, driving innovation
  • Communicate findings and decisions to others
  • Utilize data management for better decision making, balancing risks, challenges and opportunities
  • Forge a data driven focus in your organization
  • Implement a plan to drive a competitive edge from your organization’s valuable data asset
  • Marketing Principle for Strategic Planning
  • Pricing Impact
  • Place and Point of Sales
  • Budget Allocation for Advertising and Promotion
  • Harmonizing Sales and Marketing Challenges
  • Framework to Integrate Sales and Marketing
  • Strategic Alignment and Misalignment
  • Proactive Gap Resolution to Integration Strategy
  • Core Presentation Principles
  • Confidence, Enunciation and Modulations
  • Impactful Opening and Closing Remarks
  • Presentation Checklist and Pitfalls
  • Strategic thinking in business
  • Different conceptual frameworks for strategic thinking
  • Commonalities between different approaches to developing and implementing a strategy
  • Articulate your current strategic conceptual framework
  • Change Management Strategies and Methodologies
  • Handling Conflicts and Change Management
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies
  • Identifying and Managing Communication Barriers Internally and externally
  • Understand main financial statements and the financial information they provide
  • Understand revenue recognition principles and how they impact main financial statements
  • Account for accounts receivables and inventories.
  • Explain the tradeoffs between risk and return
  • Estimate and interpret the ALPHA (α) and BETA (β) of a security
  • Use accounting statements to measure the financial health of a company
  • Forecast and manage a company’s short- and long-term liquidity needs
  • Use derivatives and liquidity management to offset financial risks
  • Understand the real-world implications of the Separation Theorem of investments
  • Benefits of a high trust environment
  • How trust can lead to a competitive edge?
  • Coaching, delegation, and reverse delegation for empowerment
  • People development and managing your own time and results
  • Case-study: Negotiating agreements using principles of effective negotiation
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Program Highlights

Live Sessions for a period of 7 - 10 weeks
50+ Industry Projects & Case Studies
15 ECTS credits
24*7 Support

Interested in This Program? Secure your spot now.

The application is free and takes only 5 minutes to complete.


This Post Graduate diploma program includes several industry-relevant projects that will help you gain hands-on experience in the field.

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Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage

Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

Assured Interviews

After 80% of the course completion

Assured Interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 500+ hiring partners.

Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Peer Learning

Via Intellipaat PeerChat, you can interact with your peers across all classes and batches and even our alumni. Collaborate on projects, share job referrals & interview experiences, compete with the best, make new friends – the possibilities are endless and our community has something for everyone!


Admission Details

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to selected candidates based on the feedback from the interview panel. The selected candidates will be notified over email and phone, and they can block their seats through the payment of the admission fee.

Submit Application

Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to join this program

Application Review

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Application Review

Selected candidates will be notified within 1–2 weeks

Program Fee

Total Admission Fee

$ 1,579

Upcoming Application Deadline 2nd Apr 2023

Admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming cohort. Apply early to secure your seat.

Program Cohorts

Next Cohorts

Date Time Batch Type
Program Induction 2nd Apr 2023 08:00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)
Regular Classes 2nd Apr 2023 08:00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the instructors of this Post Graduate Diploma from SSBM and how are they selected?

The course instructors of this Post graduate diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership are experts and leading academicians from SSBM Geneva and professionals at Intellipaat. These trainers go through a rigorous selection process before signing up with us to teach the learners.

Upon completion of the training and execution of the various projects in this program, you will receive a joint Post Graduate Certification in Strategic Management & Leadership  from Intellipaat and SSBM.

Having knowledge and expertise in strategic management is a must these days for career advancement. This certification is conducted by leading experts from SSBM and Intellipaat who will assist you in kick-starting your career as a successful manager through the vast industry-relevant experience that they carry.

 Also, the course curriculum along with videos, live sessions, and assignments will help you gain in-depth knowledge of the modern business environment and processes.

If you fail to attend any of the live lectures, you will get a copy of the recorded session in the next 12 hours. Moreover, if you have any other queries, you can get in touch with our course advisors or post them on our community platform.

To register for the program, you can reach out to our learning consultants or contact us through the above-given details on this page.

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What is included in this course?

  • Non-biased career guidance
  • Counselling based on your skills and preference
  • No repetitive calls, only as per convenience
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this program while you work

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