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02 Sep - 06 Sep 2024 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 Geneva - Switzerland $ 5,950 Register Now
11 Nov - 15 Nov 2024 Brussels - Belgium $ 5,950 Register Now
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23 Dec - 27 Dec 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
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07 Jul - 11 Jul 2025 Milan - Italy $ 5,950 Register Now
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About the Course

In a world marked by rapid change, strategic planning and execution have become indispensable tools for organisational success. This 5-day interactive Strategic Planning and Execution training course is crafted to empower decision-makers with the essential skills needed to navigate complexity and achieve sustainable growth.

Strategic planning serves as the compass that guides an organisation toward its envisioned future. It is a proactive process that involves setting a clear direction, aligning resources, and making informed decisions to achieve long-term goals. In contrast, effective execution ensures that strategic plans are translated into tangible actions, fostering adaptability and resilience in the face of evolving challenges. Organisations that excel in strategic planning and execution are better equipped to seize opportunities, mitigate risks, and navigate uncertainties. They foster a culture of innovation and engage their stakeholders effectively to improve their performance.

Delegates will cultivate a strategic mindset, honing their ability to analyse intricate situations, anticipate future trends, and make well-informed decisions aligned with organisational goals. Mastering the art of setting SMART goals and defining a compelling vision, delegates will ensure cohesive contributions from every individual and department toward the overarching strategic direction. Additionally, it will equip delegates with tools for effective strategic formulation, encompassing the assessment of internal and external factors, generation of strategic alternatives, and prioritisation of impactful initiatives. They will also gain practical insights into translating strategic plans into actionable initiatives, allocating resources judiciously, and engaging in robust implementation planning, focusing on change management and stakeholder engagement skills.

Core Objectives

The delegates will achieve the following objectives:

  • Learn how to analyse complex situations and foresee future trends, developing a strategic mindset to make effective decisions in a rapidly changing business world
  • Master the art of setting goals that are SMART and ensure everyone in the organisation is aligned with a compelling vision
  • Acquire practical tools and methods to create solid and adaptable strategies capable of withstanding changes in both internal and external factors
  • Gain insights into turning strategic plans into practical actions, allocate resources wisely, and enhance skills in managing change and engaging stakeholders
  • Understand the importance of monitoring performance, using data to make informed decisions, and creating a culture of ongoing improvement
  • Effectively communicate visions, and navigate organisational changes with confidence
Training Approach

This training course will utilise various proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented, including speaker input, facilitated discussion, problem-solving exercises, videos, and case study analysis, all emphasizing delegate involvement.

The Attendees

This training course is designed for professionals, executives, and managers who aim to expand their strategic decision skills. 

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

  • Senior Executives and Leaders
  • Managers and Department Heads
  • Strategic Planners and Analysts
  • Consultants and Advisors
  • Government and Nonprofit Leaders
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: UNDERSTANDING STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Definition and Importance of Strategic Planning
  • Key Components of a Strategic Plan
  • Differentiating between Strategic Planning and Operational Planning
  • Overview of the Strategic Planning Process
  • External and Internal Environmental Analysis Using Tools and Frameworks

DAY TWO: SETTING STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  • Crafting a Compelling Vision Statement
  • Developing a Mission Statement that Aligns with the Vision
  • Identifying Core Values to Guide Decision-making
  • SMART Criteria for Goal Setting
  • Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Linking Goals to Strategic Objectives
  • Aligning Departmental and Individual Goals with Organisational Objectives

DAY THREE: STRATEGY FORMULATION

  • Levels of Strategy: Corporate, Business, and Functional
  • Emergent and Deliberate Strategies
  • Evaluating Strategic Options and Selecting the Most Viable Strategy
  • Good Strategy and Bad Strategy – Key Differences
  • Prioritising Strategies Based on Resource Allocation and Impact–Balanced Scorecard 

DAY FOUR: IMPLEMENTING STRATEGIC PLAN

  • Alignment of Strategy, Structure, and Culture
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Communication of Strategy
  • Gaining Commitment of Stakeholders to Strategy
  • Strategies for Managing Organisational Change
  • Engaging Stakeholders Throughout the Implementation Process

DAY FIVE: MONITORING AND EVALUATING STRATEGIC EXECUTION

  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Strategic Plan
  • Making Adjustments based on Feedback and Performance
  • Implementing a Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Making Data-driven Decisions
  • Deciding Personal Follow-up Actions