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Strategy and Organisational Planning


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Senior managers require specialist talents and skills to avoid executive derailment in order to drive their organisation forward with innovative strategic initiatives. With a focus on strategy, this rigorous course highlights those challenges most often faced at a senior level and aims to help executives create powerful and sustainable impact within their organisation.

Who should attend

This intensive course is designed for senior and board level management who are responsible for organisation-wide systems and decisions and developing corporate level plans. This informative course would also benefit experienced managers transitioning into a senior level role.


Understanding your Evolving Organisation

  • Macro forces impacting your organisation
  • The global economy: recovery, growth and restructuring
  • Political drivers
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Internal Forces that Shape your Organisation

  • The organisation’s cultural context and ethical stance
  • Understanding the company’s financial position
  • Stakeholder influence

The Role and Purpose of your Organisation

  • Value creation and capture
  • Tangible and intangible assets to build on
  • Clarifying your organisation’s current vision, mission, and values

Creating and Delivering Dynamic Strategies

  • Thinking strategically
  • Identifying strategic resources and distinctive capabilities
  • Assessing business performance

Developing a Powerful Strategy

  • Conducting a strategic appraisal
  • Identifying suitability of emergent strategies

Leading an Organisation Forward

  • Preparing for change
  • Becoming a change agent
  • Communicating strategic change and overcoming resistance
  • Contingency planning

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

  • Develop and implement dynamic strategies
  • Align company vision with strategy
  • Assess the financial position of an organisation
  • Initiate and lead change
  • Manage key stakeholders
  • Prepare a sound contingency plan
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Managing Change
  • Strategic Planning, Formulation and Design

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