Strategy, Business Planning, Goals, Objectives, Competencies and Deliverables

 The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Course outline, at a glance

Every Battle is won before the first blow is struck

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake

Effective strategic planning is essential to the future success of any organisation. However, most strategic planning is lacking in vision. It is merely a linear viewpoint taken by a few senior employees rather than a strategic assessment of the best positioning the organisation can take for the future.

  • Recognising Good Strategy from a Bad Strategy – What are the differences?
  • The key reasons strategies fail and how to prevent failure
  • Start at the End – diagnosing the problems what is wrong with your business, your industry, etc… the Critical Success Factors for a good Corporate Strategy
  • Choosing and Building a Business Model – Models that will provide sustainable profit and growth
  • Building the Troops (The Team) and getting them ready for engagement, choosing the Lieutenants (Management) and Leadership
  • How to Build and Manage Strategy – build and manage a strategic planning team, establish entrepreneurial thinking, producing results not reasons / failure
  • Marketing Strategy – the life of your product and industry and how to gain a competitive advantage or make the competition irrelevant.
  • Financial Strategy, Pricing Strategy and the economics of the marketplace
  • Corporate Restructuring & Financing, Mergers Acquisitions, Growth & Globalisation – In which direction do we grow?
  • Change – The Management of Opportunity
  • Creating tomorrow’s Organisation out of today’s organisation

By the end of this course you will be able to:

Better decision-taking and use of resources, time, money etc
A more efficient organisation
A removal of fluff language and communication for effect
Improved working environment in the organisation
More effective implementation plus performance improvement

Where and when

8 – 12/01/2018  |  London city hall, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN