Catalyst Concepts joined an internal design team to create an executive level course that would
support development of financial acumen and implementation of a growth strategy.
Executive briefings provided significant context to case study analysis, simulated exercises and
This blended learning communicated the framework, tools and terminology that support CSC's
strategy enabling leaders to:
" Implement a local delivery of CSC's strategy in their business unit
" Understand the levers that impact financial results anticipating actions to sustain competitive
" Monitor business unit performance relative to the strategic plan
" Make adjustments to business unit strategy and goals to support changing business priorities
" Sharpen strategic and finance skills to execute growth strategy while collaborating and
networking with colleagues
The three days of interaction framed the external forces on the first day, examined the operational
levers on the second day and incorporated the cultural dynamics on the third day finishing with
team presentations to support a growth strategy.