Everything rises and falls on leadership

John Maxwell

Jacek Pastuszka

Strategic Leadership

Strategic leadership is a practice by which managers shape the future of their organizations, constantly striving to adapt to or remain competitive in a changing economic and technological environment.

In this course, we first look at Leadership and Strategy as separate concepts, reframe them into something of practical value in daily work, and then combine again under the overriding theme of Strategic Leadership. In this way, we will explore the critical relationship between Leadership and Strategy in influencing others on matters that enhance the organization’s long-term prospects.

The course is supplemented by two business cases from own managerial experience, so there is plenty of space for interaction and discussion. There are also multiple real-live examples during the lecture, a post-course assignment to complete, and a well-curated list of obligatory/optional reading and self-study materials.

Following this course, you will advance your skills in strategic thinking and in applying those skills in leading the creation and implementation of sustainable, long-term solutions for your businesses and careers.

Jacek is a seasoned business executive with more than 30 years of hands-on senior management experience in four large, global organizations – Procter & Gamble, Danone, AIG and Carlsberg. He is a former Executive Vice President of Carlsberg Group, where for six years he headed its European operations. Before that, he served as a managing director in four large companies, in three countries and two industries, holding responsibility for fully integrated P&Ls exceeding 1bn EUR in revenue and leading organizations of +10.000 employees. He lived and worked in the US, the UK, Norway, Denmark, Russia and Poland.



MBA Programme Office


Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdańsk University of Technology
Traugutta Street 79, room 404
80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
phone: +48 58 348 63 55
phone: +48 517 849 332
e-mail: mba@pg.edu.pl


MBA Director

PhD Beata Krawczyk-Bryłka
phone: +48 58 348 61 75
e-mail: mbadirector@pg.edu.pl



Gdańsk, Poland


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