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Successful Strategic Management

Understanding of contemporary strategic issues and their importance in the survival and growth of an organisation.

ST7

Introduction

This course has been designed to equip delegates with an understanding of contemporary strategic issues and their importance in the survival and growth of an organisation. Delegates will also gain an insight into implementing and evaluating cross-functional decisions that will enable an organisation to achieve its long-term objectives.

Who should attend

This stimulating and demanding course is designed for directors, managers, team leaders and decision makers. It will also benefit those who wish to identify and practise the skills necessary for mastering the principles of strategic thinking, planning and implementation.

10 days

London | £5750

COURSE PROFILE

The Nature of Corporate Strategy and Strategic Decisions

  • Business transformation
  • The vocabulary of strategy
  • Levels of strategy

Strategic Management and the Processes

  • Strategic analysis and bases of strategic choice

Strategic Management in Different Contexts

  • The small business, the multinational corporation
  • Manufacturing and service organisations
  • Privatised utilities - service organisations
  • Patterns of strategy development
  • Punctuated equilibrium
  • Intended and realised strategies
  • Evaluation and selection

Organisation Politics and Networks

  • The challenge of the cultural web

Industry Globalisation Drivers

  • The opportunities, dynamics and required strategies

Resources, Competences and Strategic Capabilities

  • Assessing the balance of the organisation
  • Organisational purposes

Strategy Implementation

  • Organisation structure and design
  • Structural risks
  • The home of strategic control

Understanding the Types of Strategic Change

  • Diagnosing strategic change needs
  • Managing strategic change processes
  • Roles in the change process
SKILLS

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

  • Manage business transformation
  • Effectively make decisions and solve problems
  • Recognise and implement change
  • Manage organisational change
  • Determine an appropriate organisational design
  • Evaluate and implement strategic decisions
  • Develop comprehensive strategies
COMPETENCIES
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Environment Analysis
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Managing Change
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Analysis
  • Setting Strategic Goals
  • Strategic Management
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