Strategic Leadership and Implementation

Our Strategic Leadership and Implementation seminar provides contemporary strategic and leadership skills in an interactive format that encourages critical thinking and the open exchange of ideas among a diverse group of experienced professionals. Using an intensive case study approach, participants analyze the strategic issues and decisions of competitive firms and recommend strategic action to satisfy the business mission. Participants learn by applying strategic audit, analysis, formulation and implementation tools to their own business environment.

The Loyola Difference: The Strategic Leadership and Implementation seminar encourages learning within an action oriented environment where personal values are emphasized and ethical approaches to leadership and business decisions are key. It emphasizes that leadership and service to the world are intimately connected. Participants acquire a mindset for reflective learning that will stimulate future business skills, personal growth, and development.

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Next Seminar Dates: TBD
Schedule:  Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Consecutive weeks)
Location:  Loyola University Maryland, Timonium Graduate Center
Fee:  $2,800, includes all course materials, and session food and beverages

Register for Strategic Leadership and Implementation

Registration for Strategic Leadership and Implementation is closed. Please contact the Executive Education program at or 410-617-2303 for questions or additional details. 


  • Learn strategic leadership skills to optimize effectiveness in strategy implementation.
  • Design a strategic audit and business plan.
  • Analyze best practices of firms pursuing the different forms of competitive advantage and related business models.
  • Build a personal strategic planning “tool box” of contemporary strategy analysis, formulation, and implementation techniques that can be used in the participant’s work environment.


Mark Hubbard, MBA, J.D. 

Mark Hubbard Mr. Mark Hubbard has been teaching graduate level courses in Business Strategy, Marketing, and International Business at Loyola University Maryland since 1997. He earned his MBA from Loyola University Maryland and also holds a J.D. from University of Maryland Carey School of Law.  He retired from a 33 year career in public safety working at the local, state, and federal government levels. He now performs contract work in strategic management for several agencies and is an attorney Of Counsel with a Towson, Maryland law firm.

He has designed and implemented strategic plans for public and private organizations and works with the business community in contingency and continuity of business operations plans. He served as the Chair of the Governor's Emergency Management Advisory Council.

Great format, presentation of concepts, and plenty of group discussion. The leadership seminar provides real techniques and tools that can be applied to daily challenges.

-Chris Rahl, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

I appreciated the immediate and continued team interaction. The course presented subjects and case studies that I recommend for self-awareness and leadership training.

-Stephen Shultz, Brown Advisory

The strategic planning seminar was thoughtfully crafted and executed exploration into the topic at hand. The instructor used a creative approach and extensive experience to deliver on the goals of the class.

-Michael Bamonti, Loyola University Maryland

The seminar on strategic planning was very informative. The instructor offered a concise look into types of strategies and supporting matrices which can be used to plan for competitive advantage in resource planning, product development, and more importantly, life.

-Belinda Edwards, The MITRE Corporation

After attending the seminar I fell more self-aware and prepared in dealing with business decisions. Prior to this session I would say I did not consciously consider strategy on a daily basis and will now make it part of my daily practice.

-Eric Fischer, RSM US LLP

I appreciate that the seminar really encouraged me to think about myself - how I make decisions, what my leadership style is, and what my own core values are. I think being more self-aware will make me a better leader.

-Todd Studney, Director of Finance, Healthcare for the Homeless

The seminar took the fundamentals of leadership and packaged it into a thoughtful tool that can be used in a practical manner in the workplace.

-Minh Nguyen, HRMS, Manager, Archdiocese of Baltimore

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