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Visionary Leadership and Strategic Change



This comprehensive course is designed to equip senior leaders with the skills and insights needed to guide their organisations through strategic transformations effectively. Through exploring advanced leadership principles, strategic thinking, and change management techniques, this course aims to develop leaders capable of shaping the future, driving organisational change, and achieving sustainable success. Participants will leave with a robust toolkit of strategies and practical approaches, ready to implement visionary leadership and strategic adaptations within their roles.

Who should attend

This engaging and transformative course is specifically designed for senior leaders, including Directors, Managers, and other decision-makers who play a pivotal role in strategic planning and execution. Ideal attendees are those involved in shaping organisational direction, keen to enhance their leadership vision, and eager to master the complexities of implementing strategic change. Participants will benefit from a deep dive into both the theoretical and practical aspects of leading in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business environment.


Visionary Leadership Foundations

  • Exploring the principles of visionary leadership
  • Distinguishing between strategic thinking and operational realities
  • Crafting personal vision statements
  • Navigating leadership in a VUCA world
  • Assessing leadership competencies


Strategic Analysis and Frameworks

  • Conducting strategic analysis using P.E.S.T.L.E.
  • Applying McKinsey’s 7 S model
  • Identifying and leveraging Mega Trends
  • Evaluating strategic information critically
  • Formulating strategic insights


Strategy Formulation and Roadmapping

  • Defining clear strategic objectives
  • Creating comprehensive strategy documents
  • Setting measurable KPIs and initiatives
  • Developing a change roadmap
  • Communicating strategy across the organisation


Leading Organisational Change

  • Implementing change using John Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model
  • Understanding and mitigating resistance to change
  • Utilising Lean tools for organisational transformation
  • Examining the psychological aspects of change
  • Ensuring continuous adaptation and improvement


Sustainable Practices and Conflict Management

  • Developing effective communication strategies
  • Engaging in sustainability communication
  • Employing diverse media for impactful messaging
  • Understanding conflict styles and behaviours in the workplace
  • Mastering conflict resolution strategies

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

  • Articulate a clear and compelling personal and organisational vision.
  • Apply strategic analysis tools like P.E.S.T.L.E. and McKinsey’s 7 S model effectively.
  • Develop and communicate strategic plans that drive change.
  • Lead organisational change with an understanding of psychological resistance.
  • Implement Lean methodologies to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Manage and resolve conflicts using advanced interpersonal skills.
  • Utilise diverse communication strategies to engage and influence stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and sustainability.



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