Strategy & Planning Bootcamp


(9 ratings)


4 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

3-week bootcamp to master business strategy, elevate strategic skills & inspire action

Previously at

Chicago Booth

Course overview

Real-world problems you'll solve in class

💪Develop innovation strategy for a future business line that replaces existing products

💪Evaluate how new investments (e.g., AI investments) will support strategic objectives

💪Pressure test strategy and implications on investments and planning roadmap

💪Reset strategy and rationalize trade-offs on product options per company core capabilities

💪Define plan and build alignment across organizations for quarterly / annual planning

💪Present to the board and executive team your strategy and tactical roadmap

What you'll learn:

💡Develop foundational knowledge on common strategy frameworks to set your business’ strategic direction and determine how you’ll compete

💡Refine your structured problem solving skills and apply frameworks to evaluate options 

💡Organize your teams for success with guiding principles for prioritization and goal setting

💡Increase your influence and impact by converting vision to results


💪Bite-sized independent projects

👋 Community chat & support

📝 Complimentary copy of The Leader’s

Guide: Top 10 Strategy Frameworks ©

📝 Cheat sheets and templates

Who we made this course for


Operating leaders accountable for achieving company or business unit performance


Operations managers and ICs responsible for driving execution who want best practices for effective strategic plans


Functional and technical experts who collaborate closely with strategy planning teams and want to influence business priorities

Key outcomes

Develop a strategic mindset

Apply valuable, foundational strategy frameworks and techniques to help you set your company’s strategy and chart a path to success. The frameworks and skill sets can be applied in any business context, industry, or company!

Refine structured problem solving skills

Confidently assess options and derive strategic insights even when faced with constantly changing information and competitive landscape.

Elevate decision-making skills

Build products/services faster or pivot the business with strategic prioritization tactics. You’ll lead with confidence when you know what decisions matter most and why.

Apply your learnings immediately

Your instructors merge academia, industry, and strategy consulting expertise. You'll benefit with having the latest business knowledge and theory with practical real-world applications.

Increase your influence and impact

Goal setting is one of the most important things you do as a leader. Apply leading practices for setting up and running a strategic planning process, including organizing principles, communication, governance, and accountability.

*BONUS BOOK* The Leader’s Guide: Top 10 Strategy Frameworks ©

You'll receive a copy of The Leader's Guide: Top 10 Strategy Frameworks©. This book is your pocket guide to becoming a more strategic, influential leader. Quickly reference key concepts and templates. You will shine with confidence!

This course includes

Interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

15 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Sep 19—Sep 22

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 2

    Sep 23—Sep 29

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 3

    Sep 30—Oct 6

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 4

    Oct 7—Oct 10

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Post-Course


    • From Vision to Execution

    • Your Product Launch

    • Organize and plan for success

    • Zoom replay

    • Week 3 Slides

    • Strategic direction: Reflections

    • SWOT In Action

    • Week 1 Zoom Replay

    • Week 1 Slides

    • Assess and prioritize strategic options

    • Portfolio Analysis

    • Week 2 Zoom Replay

    • Week 2 Slides

    • Harvard Business Case - Bling - Team Worksheet


(9 ratings)

What students are saying

Meet your instructors

Joselle Deocampo-Gautam

Joselle Deocampo-Gautam

Joselle Deocampo-Gautam is a business executive, tech leader, and leadership advisor. She has a track record of leadership in large-scale global operations and driving strategic transformation.

Joselle co-founded and expanded PwC's Global Financial Services Innovation Center. Her work catalyzed digital transformation at the iconic consultancy. At LinkedIn she served as Operating Leader and Chief of Staff for a $7 Billion business unit.  As a member of the Engineering Executive Team for LinkedIn Talent Solutions, she transformed P&L management, investment allocation, and global operations resulting in a product portfolio that drove double digit growth.

Joselle founded On Point, a leadership consultancy, with a mission to empower women and underrepresented leaders to lead with confidence and excellence.

She holds a M.B.A. from Chicago Booth, and a double B.A. cum laude from Bates College.

Distinguished 40 under 40 and Woman of Influence. Writes on leadership @

Sam Liu

Sam Liu

Sam is a Partner within Mercer's HR Transformation practice with 20+ years of professional experience in consulting and finance.

Sam has advised senior executives in solving critical human capital issues such as managing large-scale strategic change, optimizing organizational talent and transforming HR into a more effective and strategic function.

He has led multiple teams within Fortune 500 companies deliver solutions that accelerate change adoption and enable the workforce to achieve its business benefits and strategy.

Outside of Mercer, Sam is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University.

He holds a M.B.A. from New York University, and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

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What people are saying

        This course was very well thought out, informative, easy to follow and relevant for any role, level and industry. The instructors took time to incorporate real life and current situations and leveraging resources we went over and how we apply these into action. I would highly recommend this course. Looking forward to applying these immediately.
Kimberly C.

Kimberly C.

Director of Sales
        Whether you are just starting your journey into strategy or you're well into your career and looking to sharpen your planning, strategy, and decision-making skills, I highly recommend this course. It's a comprehensive program that caters to learners at various stages, and it will undoubtedly provide you with the knowledge and tools you need.
Helen Shea

Helen Shea

Chief of Staff Fellow at Coho | Strategy & Operations | Program Manager | Lifelong Learner
        Great class! The last session was good education tying strategy and planning into the bigger picture of project management execution. It is making me rethink my thoughts on moving out of project management now, rather than incorporating S&P into the project management facilitation.
Marie-Therese Harris

Marie-Therese Harris

Product / Operations Management
        Great content, very informative, enjoyed the course. I highly recommend.
Leandro Deocampo III

Leandro Deocampo III

Software Engineer at SNimbus
        This is an amazing opportunity to hone your strategy and planning skills — Joselle Deocampo-Gautam is a dear friend and remarkable business leader that I value and respect!
Heather Jerrehian

Heather Jerrehian

Vice President, Product Management Service Now I CEO I Investor I Board Director
        I’ve had the pleasure of working directly with strategy and operations executive Joselle Deocampo-Gautam and have seen first hand the positive impact she’s had on a multi billion dollar line of business. If you’re interested in learning strategic planning from experienced pros, I highly recommend this online bootcamp lead by Joselle and Sam Liu.
Lea Ann Hutter

Lea Ann Hutter

Former LinkedIn Sr. Director, Product Design, Creative Leader, Speaker, Coach
        Every conversation I have ever had with Joselle has left me feeling better informed and brighter. Delighted to share that she is offering this bootcamp and highly recommend you check it out. Even if you think you learned this stuff at B-school, new techniques and models are always emerging
Judith Coley

Judith Coley

Founder and Chief Canary, Canary & Shield LLC

Course schedule

2 hours class time + 1 hour homework
  • Thursday: Feb 29, 2024

    3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT

    Recording will be available

  • Thursday: Mar 7, 2024

    3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT

    Recording will be available

  • Thursday: Mar 14, 2024

    3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT

    Recording will be available

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