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Leadership, Strategy and Navigating Change

Formulating strategy and aligning the companies' advantages to the business environment


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Modern organisations confront constantly changing circumstances, such as the compilation of global competition, computer-assisted environments and instant online communication. Change is a strong, resistant and permanent condition for all organisations. Whether anticipated or enforced, it is the management's responsibility to define and communicate new strategies, direct the changes process and ensure that success is achieved. This course will identify the key elements which leaders must consider when formulating strategy and aligning the companies' strategic advantages to the business environment.

Who should attend

This course is designed for managers, team leaders and executives who wish to introduce the latest powerful techniques to face global challenges. It will benefit all those who require strong decision-making skills and the ability to steer organisational change.

10 days

London | £5750


Appreciating Executive Leadership Challenges

  • Developing self-awareness of your personal leadership style and its impact on others
  • Creating a personal vision statement
  • Distinguishing between leadership and management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leading beyond authority – influential leadership

Strategic Elements of Executive Leadership

  • Defining mission, vision and values
  • Creating a culture of trust and ownership
  • Planning, prioritising and control of day-to-day activities
  • Understanding the organisation, its politics and networks

Understanding and Managing Individual Behaviour

  • Situational Leadership
  • Coaching and mentoring others
  • Giving positive and negative feedback
  • Managing performance

Leadership Communication

  • Conducting powerful meetings
  • Presenting with confidence
  • Communicating upwards, downwards and across the organisation
  • Achieving results through effective communication

Problem-solving and Decision-making

  • Tools and techniques for effective problem-solving
  • Collective decision making

Creating an Executive Leadership Plan

  • Developing a plan based on your goals and your organisation's strategy

Strategic Management

  • Benefits of strategic management
  • Situation analysis
  • External and internal analysis
  • Establishing an organisational direction

Strategy Formulation 

  • Identifying and setting key objectives
  • Types of objectives
  • Formulating business and functional strategies

Strategy Implementation

  • Types of strategic implementation, reactive vs proactive
  • Strategic control
  • Performance monitoring and review

Planning and Managing Change

  • Defining change, causes and impact
  • Re-engineering business process
  • Linking strategic and operational change

Communicating Change Effectively

  • Successful implementation of Change
  • Leading the change process with minimum resistance
  • Gaining buy-in from employees and management
  • Recognising the barriers

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

  • Understand and utilise the strategic elements of executive leadership
  • Improve staff performance through coaching and mentoring
  • Effectively solve problems and make executive decisions
  • Understand business and functional strategies
  • Identify performance targets and opportunities
  • Evaluate and maintain strategic control
  • Implement strategic decisions
  • Manage the change process
  • Appreciate the importance of assertive communication and influential negotiation skills
  • Develop team building techniques
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Individual Behaviour
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-Management
  • Strategic Planning, Formulation and Design

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