Since 1991 the Society has offered a wide range of programmes and activities to both its members and non-members :



Presidents’ Seminars featuring international leading authorities, CEOs and senior executives sharing their visions and presenting learnings from major strategic / transformation / revitalisation programmes of leading global corporations

Sir Peter Bonfield (then CEO of ICL, later CEO of British Telecom), Sir Paul Judge, (Chairman, Royal Society of Arts, Founder Judge School of Management, University of Cambridge), Richard de Souza (Chairman, SmithKline Beecham Europe, Pharmaceuticals), Thomas Sattelberger (Vice President, Lufthansa AG), Patrick Kilchmann (Executive Director, HR, Sulzer AG), Robert Carr (Vice President, SmithKline Beecham), Ulf Edlund (Senior Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning, SAAB), Rob Eckelmann (Vice President, Marketing, Intel Corp.), Frank Calamita (Senior Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources, Sony Music), Tom Peters (author, speaker & consultant), Philip Kotler (professor of marketing and author, Kellog Business School, Northwestern University, Chicago), Sandy Dunlop (Managing Partner, Synectics Ireland), Jagdish Parikh (Chairman, Lemuir Group, speaker and author), Don Prince (Director, Business Development, Center for Creative Leadership, Brussels), Jana Matthews (Managing Partner, Boulder Quantum Ventures and Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership), Gilles Bérouard (President C&E Europe, Euro RSCG), Hein Schreuder (Corporate Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development, Royal DSM), Édouard Stacke (professor of HR and author, Université de Paris), Mat Hunter (Partner, Global Leader, Consumer Experience Design, IDEO), Liisa Välikangas (Professor, President, Innovation Democracy, Inc.), Duncan Hine (Executive Director of Integrity and Security, Home Office), Theun Baller (CEO,  Research, Royal Philips Electronics), Heinrich Stuckenschneider (Distinguished Visiting Professor, China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions at Royal DSM N.V. (1996-2011)), Brigitte Laurent (Group Innovation Champion, Solvay, S.A.)



High-profile conferences and congresses focusing on major topical issues, such as the future of strategic and innovation management, corporate governance, corporate strategies for 21st century, value-added manufacturing and services, contemporary productivity management systems, big transformation programs, leadership and entrepreneurship development, etc. CSSMIE partnered with prestigious international bodies and corporations to enable high level of management and innnovation know-how exchange :

  • European Management Association (1990, 1998, 2002, 2009, 2012)
  • Strategic Management Society, US (2012)
  • The Conference Board Europe, European Council on Innovation (2011)
  • Center for Creative Leadership (2004)
  • Intel (2001)
  • American Management Association / Management Centre Europe (1990-1997)
  • European Strategic Planning Federation (1998)
  • Japan Management Association (1997)
  • The Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum (1991, 1994, 1996)
  • Eastman Kodak (1994)
  • Volkswagen AG (1993)
  • FEACO - European Federation of Management Consulting Associations (1992)


Strategic Research and Development Programs focusing on development of state-of-the-art know-how and its implementation in management practice of participating companies :

  • Corporate Governance (1994-1995)
  • Core Competences (1996-1997)
  • Strategic Marketing (1998)
  • Managerial Competency Standards (1999-2000, 2003)
  • New Generation Leadership (2004-2005)
  • Customer Led Innovation (2006-2007)
  • Management Futures 2018 (2008-2009)



Roundtable Workshops for the Chairpersons of the Board and CEOs of future-oriented companies, both Czech and multinational, focusing on customer-driven innovation (e.g. in sectors Automotive, Pharma, Construction & Facility Management), current issues and challenges of the global net economy, leadership and entrepreneurship enhancement in the EU peri-accession period, corporate governance, knowledge management, and best practices in various business development and strategic management domains.


Strategic Managers’ Club – the platform for professional discussions and ideas exchange of champions of modern corporate strategies.



Quarterly magazine InnoForum presenting state-of-the art strategic, transformation and change management know-how. InnoForum was printed and disseminanted from 1991 to 2003. It was replaced by electronic InterManager-InterLeader Inspiration Series.



Participation in global video conferences and webcasts with international thought and best practice leaders (e.g. Jack Welch, Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad, Marshall Goldsmith, John Kotter, Philip Kotler, John Caslione, Stephen Covey, Alan Mulally, Henry Mintzberg, Ed Reilly, Ram Charan) followed with CEO roundtable discussions.



Joint sponsorship with American Management Association and other global leaders of contemporary management education of international Certification Studies in Business Management (long-term programs InterManager®, InterMarketing®, InterDirector®, InterPersonnel®, InterProcess®, InterProject®). The latest addition (since 2004) is InterLeader® - Certification Program in Strategy Generation, Change Management and Leadership Development.



Regional activities – occasional topical seminars in Western Bohemia and Northern Moravia, traditional centres of Czech industrial production



Organisation of international field trips for senior Czech executives to study the best practices in topical areas, such as intellectual capital management, core competence-oriented strategies, business model redefinition, e-Business strategies, entrepreneurship enhancement; we visited hubs of global business leadership such as California’s Silicon Valley, Sweden’s Greater Stockholm Area, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Florida, Boston Area, Ireland or Israel