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A world expert on innovation and disruption

Ranked as a top global management thinker, Julian Birkinshaw will add real context and insights to every concept and technique, bringing your learning experience to life via multiple touchpoints.

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Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Academic Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Deputy Dean (Executive Education)


  • Nationality: British

  • What Julian brings to the programme: Learn from one of the globe’s top 50 thinkers in the field of Management. Professor Birkinshaw is a leading authority on disruption and renewal in established firms, consulting to executives around the world.

  • Experience: Professor Birkinshaw’s other areas of expertise include the strategy and organisation of large corporations, specifically corporate entrepreneurship, strategic agility and headquarters-subsidiary relationships.

  • Key positions: He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and the Academy of International Business. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees by the Stockholm School of Economics (2009) and Copenhagen Business School (2018).

    He has written 15 books, including the recently published Fast/Forward with Jonas Ridderstrale, which offers companies a set of guidelines for how to respond to disruption. He is regularly quoted in international media outlets, including CNN, the BBC, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Businessweek and The Times.

    His combination of academic prowess and real-world experience as a world-class consultant and practitioner will give you unparalleled insight into the world of disruption.

Key details

Next start: 29 Jan 2019
Duration: 6 week, online programme
Fees: £1,500

contact us

Contact Sabrina Schwarz

Programme Consultant

Email: idw@london.edu

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8545