Advanced Planning & Strategic Management

Executive Leadership and Management of Organisations

Course Overview

This 2 week Advanced Strategic Management course is designed for individuals in advanced management positions who participate in organisational planning and/or who want to become more competitive on a personal or company/organisation level.

Course Objectives

  • Strategic planning tools
  • Roadmaps to develop strategic planning
  • Financial planning
  • Effective implementation

Course Outline

Formulating Strategy to Achieve Vision

  • Agree vision, mission, culture and values of organisation
  • Analyse where organisation is now
  • Decide where the organisation wants to be, and by when
  • Selecting best strategic options to get there

Structures, Processes and Procedures

  • Budget creation, monitoring and control
  • Costing techniques and margin management
  • Resource allocation and balancing priorities
  • Creating systems to monitor effectiveness of implementation

Measurement and Reporting

  • Setting long-term goals and manageable short-term targets
  • Building contingencies into the strategy
  • Measuring at clearly-defined milestones
  • Reporting and incorporating feed-back

Stakeholder Identification

  • Identify who affects or is affected by proposed strategy (stakeholders)
  • Encourage stakeholder ownership through involvement in strategy creation
  • Clarify benefits and implications for each group of stakeholders
  • Turn resistance into support

Systematic Strategic Communication

  • Two-way communication for stakeholders to inform and be informed
  • Clear, concise and relevant messages from the best messenger
  • Identify and use a variety of methods and channels
  • Gain commitment through frequency of communication

Leadership and Strategic Decision-Making

  • Importance of leadership in implementing successful strategies
  • High-profile leadership which inspires and motivates
  • Decisive, speedy and consistent decision-making
  • Persistent follow-through on all decisions to produce results

Risk and Crisis Management

  • Identify all risks, evaluate potential impact and mitigate accordingly
  • Incorporate strategic flexibility to respond to internal and external changes and pressures
  • Prevent issues becoming risks then turning into crises
  • Create, practise and be prepared to implement crisis plans

Prevent Failure of Strategies

  • Recruit and retain people with appropriate skills, experience and track record
  • Clarify and communicate roles and responsibilities
  • Encourage creative problem-solving and constructive conflict resolution
  • Promote unity within teams and harmony between teams

Skills for Success

  • Communication, including: presentations, meetings, oral, listening, body language and written
  • Delegation to increase productivity
  • Negotiation and influencing skills for a win-win for all
  • Time management for minimum effort to produce maximum results
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