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Strategic Management for Directors and Senior Managers

Building dynamic corporate strategies that are agile, competitive and sustainable to change


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The prescriptive view of strategic planning must account for the accelerating pace of global competition, and the changing requirements for individual and company performance. This course navigates through the competitive challenges of organisations today, emphasising tools and techniques to build dynamic corporate strategies that are; agile, competitive and sustainable to change.

Who should attend

This stimulating and demanding course is designed for directors, executives and senior managers whose roles dictate the future strategy of the organisation. Also, those who wish to identify and practise the skills necessary for mastering the art of leadership and strategic planning.


Organisation Structure and Culture

  • The company's purpose & values
  • Vision, mission, strategy, goals and tactics
  • Defining and designing organisational culture
  • The effect of poor design

Strategic Management

  • The global marketplace: cross-border integration
  • Localisation and standardisation
  • Exploring emerging competition
  • Developing autonomous business units
  • Advancing capabilities across business units

Corporate and Sector Strategy

  • Managing the diversified business
  • Developing corporate advantage that improves positioning
  • Anticipating potential areas of risk

Strategic Leadership

  • Theories of leadership
  • Identifying the link between leadership and achievement of organisational objectives
  • Contingency approaches to leadership

Developing an Agile Organisation

  • Coping with shifting markets
  • Designing a capacity for change
  • Talent management

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

  • Determine an appropriate organisational design
  • Align company vision with strategy
  • Develop comprehensive strategies
  • Make effective decisions
  • Identify and set objectives
  • Develop inspirational leadership skills
  • Implement knowledge management tools
  • Identify and handle risks
  • Apply motivational tools and techniques
  • Plan and prepare for change
  • Leadership
  • Managing Change
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Talent Management

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