Date Venue Fee
01 Jul - 05 Jul 2024 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
16 Sep - 20 Sep 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
11 Nov - 15 Nov 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
26 May - 30 May 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
30 Jun - 04 Jul 2025 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
About the Course

This 5-day transformative Public Sector Strategic Management training course is crafted to equip delegates with essential skills and insights to navigate the complex context of public sector strategic management. Delegates will delve into the foundations of strategic management, gaining a historical perspective and exploring key design elements and planning frameworks relevant to the public sector. It significantly emphasizes external environmental analysis, empowering delegates to understand and respond to political, economic, social, and technological factors shaping public sector strategies. An in-depth exploration of resources, capabilities, and competitive advantage in the public sector will enhance delegates' ability to strategically optimise human capital and financial resources. It also guides them through formulating effective business and corporate strategies, utilising frameworks like Porter's Generic Strategies and the Ansoff Growth Matrix.

This training programme evaluates and implements strategies, providing delegates with practical tools for performance measurement, gap analysis, and strategic decision-making. By the end, they will be well-prepared to lead strategic initiatives in the public sector, armed with a nuanced understanding of resilience, agility, and the ability to make informed decisions in dynamic environments. It is a valuable resource for public sector professionals seeking to enhance their strategic management skills. Whether a seasoned leader or aspiring to take on leadership roles, it offers a holistic view of strategic management, empowering them to drive positive change and thrive amidst the evolving challenges of the public sector.

Core Objectives

The delegates will achieve the following objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of strategic management in the public sector, covering historical perspectives, key design elements, and planning frameworks
  • Equip with the skills to analyse and navigate the political, economic, social, and technological factors influencing public sector strategies
  • Develop knowledge of strategic resources, capabilities, and competitive advantage specific to the public sector, including human capital management and financial resource optimisation
  • Enable to formulate and implement strategic choices, business strategies, and corporate-level strategies in the context of the public sector
  • Equip with tools and methodologies for evaluating strategic options, measuring performance, conducting gap analyses, and implementing effective strategies in the public sector
Training Approach

This training course adopts a dynamic and versatile approach, seamlessly using traditional classroom instruction. Delegates will benefit from a rich learning experience that combines the immediacy of face-to-face interactions in the classroom. Our methodological approach prioritises engagement through real-life examples drawn from various industries, compelling case studies that bring theoretical concepts to life, and the latest research findings. Its amalgamation of methods ensures a comprehensive and practical learning journey, allowing delegates to not only grasp theoretical frameworks but also apply them to real-world scenarios, enhancing their problem-solving and decision-making skills. Its design emphasizes active participation, fostering a collaborative and interactive learning environment catering to diverse learning styles.

The Attendees

This training course is tailored for seasoned professionals seeking to elevate their leadership capabilities in the face of evolving business landscapes. Geared towards individuals in various leadership roles, it caters to HR Managers and Professionals, Project Managers, Engineers, and other executives keen on honing skills vital for steering organisations through dynamic changes. Ideal delegates include those responsible for strategic decision-making, change management, and fostering organisational flexibility. Whether from human resources, law, project management, or engineering, it provides a targeted and inclusive learning platform for leaders navigating challenges in today's dynamic public environments.

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

  • Public Policy Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Finance Managers
  • Lawyers
  • Health Services Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Research and Development Managers
  • Customer Relations Managers
  • Compliance Managers
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC SECTOR STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Historical Perspective
  • Elements of Design, Planning, and Positioning
  • Introduction to Popular Strategic Planning Models Relevant to the Public Sector
  • Application of Strategic Frameworks to Analyse and Address Public Sector Challenges

DAY TWO: EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS

  • Political Environmental Analysis
  • Examining the Influence of Political Factors on Public Sector Organisations
  • Economic Trends and Fiscal Implications
  • Analysing Economic Trends Impacting Public Sector Finances
  • Understanding the Fiscal Implications on Strategic Planning and Resource Allocation
  • Social and Cultural Impact on Strategies
  • Exploring Societal and Cultural Factors Influencing Public Sector Strategies
  • Assessing the Social Context for Public Service Delivery and Organisational Mission
  • Technological Disruptions in the Public Sector
  • Identifying and Evaluating the Impact of Technological Advancements
  • Strategies for Leveraging Technology for Improved Efficiency and Service Delivery

DAY THREE: RESOURCES, CAPABILITIES, AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 

  • Strategic Resources and Capabilities in the Public Sector
  • Resources and Capabilities: The Key Issues
  • Foundations of Resources and Capabilities
  • Human Capital Management
  • Financial Resource Optimisation
  • Resource-based Strategy (RBV)
  • Strategic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage
  • VRIO and Value Chain Analyses
  • SWOT Analysis

DAY FOUR: BUSINESS AND CORPORATE STRATEGY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

  • Strategic Choices
  • Strategic Business Units
  • Developing Business Strategy
  • Porter’s Generic Strategies
  • Corporate-level Strategy Options
  • Strategy Direction
  • Ansoff Growth Matrix
  • Corporate Diversification
  • Portfolio Matrices
  • BCG (or Growth/Share) Matrix 

DAY FIVE: EVALUATING STRATEGIES

  • Strategic Options Revisited
  • Performance Measures
  • Performance Comparisons
  • Gap Analysis
  • Selection Criteria for Choosing Between Options
  • Implementing Strategy
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • Prescriptive/Intended Strategy