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Commercial Strategic Planning, Policies and Procedures

Develop and apply skills for critical and ethical strategy development



Strategic thinking enables organisations to cope with the ever-changing business scene by gaining fresh perspectives and devising new approaches to recognisable and unfamiliar challenges. This course is designed to provide a progressive and structured framework that enables delegates to develop and apply skills for critical and ethical strategy development. Participants will be able to enhance their management capabilities and be inspired to become effective operational and visionary leaders.

Who should attend

This challenging and informative course is designed for senior managers, department heads and directors who have the authority and personal inspiration to contribute to the development of winning corporate strategies for a flourishing organisation.


Strategic Planning and its Role in Operational Policies

  • Understanding the organisational culture and design
  • Creating the best organisational alignment
  • Vision, mission and values
  • Organisation Objectives

Preparing for Strategy Formulation

  • Identifying strength and weakness
  • Creating and implementing resource appraisal
  • Assessing value-adding activities
  • Identifying threats and opportunities
  • Analysing business environment
  • Conducting competitor analysis

Strategic Analysis

  • Recourses, competencies and strategic capability
  • Stakeholder expectations and organisation purpose
  • Transforming information to intelligence
  • Identifying areas of risk

Selecting and Implementing Strategy

  • Strategic communication & planning
  • Evaluation and selection
  • Strategic management in different contexts
  • Organisation politics and networks

Executive Leadership

  • Distinguishing between Management and Leadership
  • Challenges and skills of effective leadership
  • Strategic communication

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the role of strategic planning
  • Set clear and realistic objectives
  • Perform a detailed SWOT analysis
  • Analyse recourses, competencies and strategic capabilities
  • Identify and asses risk
  • Evaluate and select strategic alternatives
  • Understand the politics and networks of an organisation
  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Planning, Formulation and Design

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