Strategic Leadership skills for Managers

Description

As a strategic leader, it is your responsibility to ensure that your organization is moving in the right direction. Executives and high-level managers must have the practical insight necessary to address competitive business challenges. The course is designed to impart simple, but powerful lessons that will equip participants to more fully engage in strategic discussions, ask pertinent questions, facilitate critical decisions and shape high performing organizations. In addition, the course provides participants with a personal leadership profile that illustrates their strengths and potential limitations. Participative exercises assist emerging executives with practical and effective methods of gaining organizational credibility and avoiding common errors in strategic leadership

Course Deliverables

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of strategic leadership
  • Manage the critical factors that drive the success and failure of business strategies
  • Anticipate the longer term impact of strategic initiatives
  • Attain credibility and support as you assume the helm of a new operation
  • Avoid common errors made by leaders in transitioning to higher levels of responsibility
  • Select the most effective approaches when framing strategic decisions
  • Think strategically and systemically as you plan organizational change
  • Influence the emergence of a more positive and functional corporate culture
  • Eliminate turf battles, dropped balls and organizational duplication of effort
  • Analyze and correct dysfunctional organizational dynamics
  • Manage the strengths and limitations of your personal leadership style