Disruptive Innovation: Board Strategies for Leading a Successful Enterprise

Boards of the world’s top companies know that building a successful enterprise is just the beginning; sustained success requires continuous innovation

– That is why they embed processes aimed at innovating their business models and reinvigorating their leadership approaches.

With a focus on driving growth through innovation, the Disruptive Innovation course at AVT Business School provides practical tools and frameworks for building business capabilities that can succeed across business cycles and waves of competition.


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2 days – June 21st and 22nd

DKK: 20.000 + VAT

Sign up for the course here or contact us at 7020 8828 for more information.


In detail

The program focuses on the important and potentially business-altering decisions facing boards as they determine whether to invest in core versus new or disruptive business models. By examining a wide range of real-world case studies that feature both disruptors and the disrupted, you will acquire frameworks for assessing your company’s capabilities and rethinking your product, market, and strategy.

The 2-day course will be taught by Harvard Business School professor Rory M. McDonald from June 21st to June 22nd at AVT Business School, Sankt Annæ Plads 11, 1250 Copenhagen.

About Rory M. McDonald

Rory M. McDonald is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit.

He teaches Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise (BSSE) in the MBA curriculum and previously taught the Technology and Operations Management course.

In 2016, he was named one of the world’s top 40 business school professors by Poets and Quants, and his article “What is Disruptive Innovation?” was named as one of Harvard Business Review’s Definitive Management Ideas for 2015.

Professor McDonald’s award winning research focuses on how firms compete and innovate effectively in new technology-enabled markets.

Professor McDonald received his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. He also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MA in economic sociology from Stanford University, as well as two engineering degrees from the University of South Florida.

McDonald is on the board of YCG Funds, an Austin-based mutual fund company, and is an advisor to several startups.

More information and sign up

2 days – June 21st and 22nd

DKK: 20.000 + VAT

Sign up for the course here or contact us at 7020 8828 for more information.

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