Huntsman is a major global Chemical company with annual sales over US$ 10 billion. MTP has been developing and delivering the Huntsman Business Foundation Programme over the past 15 years, which we lead on a global basis several times a year.
The programme is aimed at cross functional groups of junior to middle managers. The content is covered in four modules, each of three days in length:
- Business Management
- Make decisions with greater understanding of the financial implications.
- Understand the key tools of business to business marketing.
- Adopt appropriate leadership and influencing styles to make effective contributions to the business.
- Deliver more effective business plans.
- Make an improved contribution to Huntsman’s business success.
The programme is delivered face-to-face for groups of around 20 participants at different locations in the world. Programmes have been run in America, Asia and Europe on a regular basis.
Each of the four modules takes three days, with intervals between modules of several months.
The learning methods include:
- Pre-work on basic business concepts.
- The completion and analysis of validated questionnaires – SDI, MBTI and Situational Leadership to develop greater understanding of self and others.
- Tailored case studies and exercises, based on Huntsman business scenarios.
- Contributions from Huntsman specialists, relating to local issues.
- An interactive, competitive business simulation, reinforcing learning and emphasising business dynamics.
- Action plans, followed up by senior management.
- Very insightful. I learned a lot that will help me improve my leadership skills. Well done!
- I’ve attended a lot of training, studied a lot on Leadership. One of my best classes I’ve attended. Learned a ton.
- Chris was very engaging and took the time to thoroughly explain sections of the course which I did not comprehend. Job extremely well done.
- Excellent course and well structured.
- Great class, one of the best as far as take away.
- Appreciate the preparation, handouts, case studies. Useful content and good delivery.
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