Date Venue Fee
22 Jul - 26 Jul 2024 Oxford - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
16 Sep - 20 Sep 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
09 Dec - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
31 Mar - 04 Apr 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
09 Jun - 13 Jun 2025 Bangkok - Thailand $ 5,950 Register Now
21 Jul - 25 Jul 2025 Oxford - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
About the Course

The fast-evolving national, international, and global environment continues to pressure organisations and their managers to increase their excellence constantly. This 5-day interactive Integrated Strategic Planning for Organisational Excellence training course provides delegates with several concepts and frameworks that will enable them to critically evaluate the approach of organisations in different business sectors to strategic planning for organisational excellence. They will delve into the foundations of Integrated Strategic Planning, understanding the critical role it plays in driving organisational success. It navigates the intricacies of aligning business goals with an organisation's mission and vision, employing strategic frameworks such as the Balanced Scorecard. Practical sessions guide delegates in designing a robust Integrated Strategic Framework, incorporating key performance indicators (KPIs), and creating strategic maps to guide decision-making.

On the third day, data-driven decision-making takes center stage, emphasizing the importance of utilising data for strategic insights. Delegates will gain hands-on experience in implementing data governance, employing technology for data analysis, and developing dashboards for effective monitoring. The latter part of the course focuses on translating strategic plans into actionable initiatives, emphasizing change management, resource allocation, and budgeting. A strategic monitoring system is explored to ensure the sustainability of integrated plans, complemented by discussions on continuous improvement strategies and building a culture of innovation.

Core Objectives

The delegates will achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand the principles and importance of integrated strategic planning
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the internal and external environment impacting the organisation
  • Align organisational vision, mission, and values with strategic priorities
  • Craft effective strategic goals and objectives for organisational excellence
  • Master key tools and techniques for strategic analysis, decision-making, and implementation
  • Foster collaboration and communication across the organisation to support strategic execution
Training Approach

This training course will use proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented. These techniques include speaker input, facilitated discussion, syndicate work and practical exercises, videos, and self-tests, all emphasizing delegate involvement.

The Attendees

This training course is designed for senior leaders, management teams, and key stakeholders in shaping and driving organisational success.

Likewise, it will be valuable to the professionals but not limited to the following:

  • Managers across All Levels and Departments
  • Team Leads, Supervisors, Project Managers
  • High-potential individuals identified for future leadership roles
  • Anyone interested in deepening their understanding of strategic planning
  • Individuals responsible for translating strategic goals into operational plans and ensuring their execution
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF INTEGRATED STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Understanding the Concept and Importance of Strategic Planning
  • Different Types of Strategic Planning Frameworks
  • Examining Different Types of Strategic Planning Frameworks
  • Discussing the Benefits and Challenges of Integrated Planning
  • Articulating a Clear and Compelling Mission and Vision for the Organisation
  • Aligning Vision, Mission, and Values with Strategic Planning

DAY TWO: SETTING STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

  • Exploring the PESTLE Framework to Analyse External Trends and Factors Impacting the Organisation
  • Conducting an Internal Analysis Using the VRIO Framework
  • Utilising Porter's Five Forces Framework to Analyse the Competitive Landscape
  • Defining Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound Goals for Strategic Success
  • Leveraging the Balanced Scorecard Framework to Identify Strategic Priorities
  • Developing Strategic Initiatives Aligned with Priorities and Allocating Resources Effectively

DAY THREE: STRATEGIC ACTION PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION

  • Applying Decision-Making Frameworks like the Decision Matrix to Select Optimal Strategies
  • Building Strong Communication Channels and Fostering Collaboration for Seamless Strategy Execution
  • Engaging Stakeholders and Avoiding Agency Problems
  • Implementation of Effective Governance Mechanisms
  • Identifying and Assessing Potential Risks Associated with Strategic Plans
  • Developing Contingency Plans and Mitigation Strategies to Address Risks Effectively

DAY FOUR: MONITORING, MEASUREMENT, AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Developing Project Plans with Clear Timelines, Resources, and Responsibilities
  • Effective Project Management and Monitoring for Successful Implementation
  • Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Aligned with Strategic Goals
  • Monitoring Progress and Measuring Performance against KPIs
  • Strategies for Managing Change and Overcoming Resistance to Strategic Plans
  • Fostering a Culture of Continuous Improvement and Adaptability
  • Communication and Engagement Strategies for Building Organisational Buy-In

DAY FIVE: THE FUTURE OF INTEGRATED STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Discussing the Impact of Technological Advancements, Globalisation, and Other Trends on Strategic Planning Practices
  • Identifying Future Challenges and Opportunities for Organisational Excellence in the Evolving Landscape
  • Developing the Ability to Adjust and Refine Strategic Plans in Response to Unforeseen Circumstances
  • Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Considerations into Strategic Planning for Long-Term Sustainability
  • Shaping the Future of the Organisation by Envisioning Beyond Current Goals and Setting Aspirations for Lasting Success