Chief Strategy Officer

Craft business strategy and drive sustainable growth Learn | Grow | Transform

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Course Dates



Course Duration


9 to 10 Months, Online
3-5 hours per week

Course Fee


and get US$800 off with a referral application fee

Course Information Special group enrolment pricing
Application deadline extended to 3 April 2023
This programme is open for enrolments for residents of India only.
“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different.”

– Michael Porter

Programme Overview

Corporate Strategy is the path an organisation takes to execute their vision & achieve their long-term business goals. In today’s post-pandemic world, the business landscape is ever changing, and companies need strategic plans that create stability & growth in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Eligibility: Minimum 10 years of work experience with 5 or more years of management experience.


business leaders across Indian Inc optimistic about growth in 2023


$7 Tn

Indian economy to reach $7 tn in next 7 yrs - V Anantha Nageswaran, Chief Economic Advisor of India


EMIs as low as INR 16,000/ month.
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Who Is This Programme For?

Strategic leadership is the key to unlocking business success in today’s everchanging landscape. If you’re looking to drive transformational change, implement new technology initiatives or build on your leadership skills to create global high performing teams, this is the programme for you.

  • CSOs, potential CSOs, HODs, VPs, or consultants who are in charge of executing an organisations business goals & create the strategic operating plans
  • CXOs, heads of strategy and strategy, expansion, alliances, and growth leads who are in charge of growth initiatives, launching into new markets, work on new strategic initiatives or looking to lead cross functional teams across regions

The NUS Business School Advantage


in Asia

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in Singapore

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in Asia

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Programme Highlights

Comprehensive programme design, 18 modules

Asynchronous learning via video lectures from distinguished NUS Business School faculty

Access to Success Coach - To drive engagement and clarity

Certificate of completion from NUS Business School

1-day optional graduation and networking opportunity at NUS campus

CSO Playbook: introspect on their role within a strategy domain

Participant to choose 2 out of 3 electives

Post Programme Benefits

Craft The Path To Your Success

Learn On The Go

Flexible learning options with online sessions & electives to choose from so you can learn at your own speed

Expert Faculty

Learn from recorded videos of the globally renowned & distinguished NUS faculty and live webinars with industry practitioners

World Class Curriculum

Start a 9-month journey with in-depth content on creating the right strategic initiatives

Strategic Electives

Select from key informative electives to build on your career goals

Success Coach

Work with a success coach who will help you shape your learning journey as per your career goals

Real-World Learnings

Learn from real world challenges faced by organisations and apply that to your job

Programme Core Modules

  • The core modules will focus on key areas such as Global Strategy, Executing Growth Strategies & Global Leadership.

    Part 1: Global Strategy

    • Module 1: Strategy as an Organisational Process
    • Module 2: Strategy as Guidance
    • Module 3: Strategy and Customer-Led Competitive Advantage
    • Module 4: Global versus Regional Strategy
    • Module 5: Competing in Emerging Markets
    • Module 6: Alliances and Joint Ventures in Emerging Markets

    Part 2: Executing Growth Strategies

    • Module 7: Growth as a Strategic Process
    • Module 8: Business Environmental Analysis and Growth
    • Module 9: Partnering Options for Growth
    • Module 10: Corporate Governance and Growth
    • Module 11: Growing a Sustainable Business
    • Module 12: Risk Management for Growth

    Part 3: Global Leadership

    • Module 13: Managing Global Teams
    • Module 14: Networking Skills
    • Module 15: Executive Presence
    • Module 16: Understanding Yourself as a Leader
    • Module 17: Negotiating and Influence
    • Module 18: Leading Change in Organisations
  • After completing the core modules, you will select two online electives. During the elective period, you will dive deeper into how senior leaders can use their knowledge and skills in strategy formation and implementation to address the organisational challenges of tomorrow.

    • Course 1: Digital Marketing: Strategies, Models and Frameworks
    • Course 2: Transforming Customer Experience: Strategies for Service Industry
    • Course 3: Business Analytics for Strategic Decisions
  • This will be a 1-day on-campus event at NUS Business School

Note: Participants will be responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Programme Faculty

Faculty Member Andrew Delios

Andrew Delios

Professor, Strategy & Policy

Dr Andrew Delios is Professor and Vice-Dean MSc Programmes at NUS Business School. He has also been a Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School for 8 years. His research looks at strategy, governance and global competition in emerging economies, with a particular focus on international business... More info

Nitin Pangarkar

Associate Professor, Strategy & Policy

Dr Nitin Pangarkar received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1993. He teaches strategy and international business courses at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. He has held (visiting) academic positions at the University of Minnesota (USA) and the Helsinki School of Economics (Finland).. More info
Faculty Member Chung Yuen Kay

Chung Yuen Kay

Associate Professor, Strategy & Policy

Dr Chung Yuen Kay, Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore Business School’s Department of Strategy and Policy, is a sociologist by training, and obtained her MA (Distinction) from the University of Manchester, and her PhD from the National University of Singapore. She was Senior Vice-President, Head of Learning... More info

Lawrence Loh

Professor, Strategy & Policy

Dr Lawrence Loh is Director, Centre for Governance and Sustainability at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also Professor of Strategy and Policy at the School. Dr Loh received a PhD in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His thesis on technology governance was awarded first prize... More info
Faculty Member Usa Skulkerewathana

Usa Skulkerewathana

Senior Lecturer, Management & Organisation

Prior to joining the university, Usa worked as a Consultant/Trainer with Mercuri International, an international business and sales consulting firm. Currently a senior lecturer at NUS Business School, Usa teaches and facilitates learning for undergraduates and graduate students. Her courses... More info

The CSO Playbook

The CSO playbook has a series of exercises crafted to give opportunities to participants to work in coordination with their peers to learn & chart out the roadmap for personal & professional success.

Post Programme Benefits

Included in NUS Business School Executive Education LinkedIn group & NUS Business School CSO LinkedIn group

Invitations to selected NUS Business School Executive Education events

Access to NUS Business School Executive Education newsletters and selected electronic publications

10% savings on selected NUS Business School Executive Education programmes

Note: All benefits are subject to changes.

EMIs as low as INR 16,000/ month.
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Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a verified digital certificate by NUS Business School.

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Free One-Year Access to Emeritus Insights

This programme features 1 year of free Premium Access to Emeritus Insights—a mobile app with 5,000+ bite-sized, business-focused videos to help you meet your daily learning goals on the go.

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

As a participant in the programme, you can enjoy a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal, giving you unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news, to technology and life and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust.

Financing Options* Starting at INR 16,000/ Month.

Option 1

Program Fee: USD 8,000
(Approximately INR 6,40,000)
Maximum Loan Amount: INR 6,40,000
Tenure (months): 36
EMI/ month: INR 23,111

Option 2

Program Fee: USD 8,000
(Approximately INR 6,40,000)
Maximum Loan Amount: INR 6,40,000
Tenure (months): 48
EMI/ month: INR 18,667

Option 3

Program Fee: USD 8,000
(Approximately INR 6,40,000)
Maximum Loan Amount: INR 6,40,000
Tenure (months): 60
EMI/ month: INR 16,000

The above EMI's are indicative and figures in INR are approx.
The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
Our Program Advisors will help you with information on how to avail a loan from our loan providers.
*Applicable only for Indian residents.
Also available in 12/ 18/ 24 months EMI plans.

Documents Required to Apply

  • Resume: with minimum 10 years of work experience with 5 or more years of management experience as on March 27, 2023
  • Identification Documents: Any one of the following government issued photo ID proof:

    • PAN Card
    • Driving Licence
    • Aadhar Card
    • Passport
  • Domicile Certificate: Any one of the following documents:

    • Rental agreement only if it’s in the participant’s name
    • Utility bills only if it’s in the participants name, not more than 60 days old
    • Salary slip not more than 60 days old with the month of issuing, name & address of the employee mentioned
    • Letter from employer (Offer letter acceptable if less than 60 days old) on company letterhead mentioning - the location in India, employee’s name, address, date of joining and it should be signed & dated
    • Affidavit on notarised paper from participant confirming they are based in India
This programme is open for enrolments for residents of India only.

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