In 2014, CEDEP (Centre Europ´een d’Education ´ Permanente) redesigned its General Management Program (GMP). In an effort to improve alignment of learning formats with adult learning principles, GMP decided to drop classical case studies and center learning around strategic challenges (SCs) participants face. This article discusses this novel approach, its conceptual foundations, the challenges faced during implementation, and corresponding recommendations.

Executive education, Leadership development, Action learning, Strategic challenges, Implementation
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2020.100416, hdl.handle.net/1765/130457
Journal of Management Education
Department of Technology and Operations Management

de Vries, H, Meyer, J, Van Wassenhove, L.N., & Von Bernuth, N. (2020). Strategic Challenges as a Learning Vehicle in Executive Education. Journal of Management Education. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2020.100416