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Strategy Masterclass

Creating Tomorrow’s Organisation out of Today’s Organisation

Strategy Masterclass

Creating Tomorrow’s Organisation out of Today’s Organisation

Code Date Venue Fees
MG176 21 - 25 Aug 2017 California - USA $6,950 Register
MG176 13 - 17 Nov 2017 London - United Kingdom $5,500 Register

Introduction

This course is aimed at developing the knowledge and core competencies that experienced managers need in taking their part of their organisation to the next level of achievement.  It will demonstrate the process by which strategic management capability is developed.

This is a fast-paced course that is based on leading-edge thinking and best practice in strategic management in the context of development of international operations.

This training course will feature:

  • Understanding the major dynamics and trends of the global economy
  • Learning how to deal with accelerating change and how to manage its impact
  • Dealing with the increasing complexity of organisational structures
  • Developing human resources for the new reality of 21st century business
  • Securing balance and alignment of resources in implementing business plans

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate main international economic indicators
  • Contribute to strategy formulation and strategic management in their organisation
  • Develop high-performing individuals and teams
  • Understand and introduce the new organisational forms and structures
  • Develop their teams to think strategically about their personal roles

Training Methodology

The training process is based on a carefully planned mix of (a) highly-focused tutor input - with practical illustration of techniques and concepts; (b) group work on small-scale case studies; (c) interaction and discussion of specific issues in business strategy; and (d) group work on larger case studies. The course manual will serve as a toolkit for subsequent everyday use.  There will also be presentations on DVD given by acknowledged world-leading authorities on some of the subjects that make up this course.

Above all, the principles and approaches to strategic management will be illustrated by reference to strategic decisions in real-life cases in which the course tutor has been personally involved.

Who Should Attend?

This course is appropriate for a wide range of delegates.  The main characteristics of delegates are as follows:

  • Proven career potential that now requires a high-level understanding of strategy
  • Significant top-level operational management experience in their organisations
  • Experienced specialists in corporate finance
  • Human resource managers who contribute to long-term staff development
  • Strong understanding of the basic principles of organisational design

Pre-requisites

This course will be presented at an advanced level.  Delegates will need to have had substantial senior management experience, including involvement in deciding the direction of their part of the organisation, if they are to understand and apply the material that is presented and thereby gain the full benefit from this course.


SEMINAR OUTLINE

DAY 1

Coping with Change in the Business Environment

Competency Description:

As a strategic manager, you need to develop analytical reasoning of the changes that are affecting the international business environment.

Key behaviours:

  • How to think globally
  • How to assess business value
  • How to create value through the business model
  • How to identify the right risk to take
  • How to prepare for strategic change

Topics to be covered:

  • The changing economic balance between the developed and developing world
  • Value migration - what belongs where?
  • Competitive advantage – the shift from product/service to the business model
  • Globalisation: economics, complexity, strategic choice, people development
  • Dealing with risk - risk identification, risk analysis, risk management
  • Case study on managing organisational development in a changing world

DAY 2

Supply Chain Dynamics and the Agile Organisation

Competency Description:

Understanding the need for flexibility and agility in organisational design and approach to management are emerging as key 21st century competencies.

Key behaviours:

  • Supply-demand chain thinking
  • Anticipating process and technology change
  • Managing competitive-collaborative relationships
  • Anticipating and managing product and process life-cycles
  • Creative thinking

Topics to be covered:

  • Strategic development - from a products to a logistics focus
  • Supply chain structures and approaches as the basis for differentiation
  • Evaluating, setting up and managing collaborative business relationships
  • Agility, virtual organisations and the “built to change” model
  • Organisational life-cycles and organisational innovation.
  • Case study on supply chain dynamics

DAY 3

Core Competencies - Developing Key People

Competency Description:

One of the major challenges in strategic management is the development of people into effective analytical thinkers and team players.

Key behaviours:

  • Thinking “inside and outside the box”
  • Contributing to multi-specialist teams
  • Inspiring team members to focus on the central goals
  • Creating and communicating personal authority
  • Developing your coaching and mentoring skills and approaches

Topics to be covered:

  • The life-cycles of core competencies in the modern organisation
  • The characteristics and competencies of high-performing teams
  • Teams and work-groups - how to design and lead/manage them
  • The strategic manager as mentor and coach
  • Coping with complexity and uncertainty
  • Case study on managing and developing key people

DAY 4

Leading-edge Tools and Techniques of Planning

Competency Description:

Effective strategic management starts with robust analysis and planning.  This part of the course deals with leading-edge approaches.

Key behaviours:

  • Understanding the need for continuous organisational evolution
  • Demonstrating and communicating organisational culture issues
  • Coping effectively with change
  • Communicating the value of time as a resource
  • Presenting and nurturing an effective approach to planning

Topics to be covered:

  • The principles of ‘dynamic alignment’ and its management challenges
  • Planning in a “built to change” environment
  • Time compression and its potential as a differentiating force
  • How to link the strategic plan with operational and project planning
  • Communication - the starting point of sustainable high performance
  • Case study – the enterprise of the future

DAY 5

Producing a Strategic Plan that Gets Implemented

Competency Description:

The best strategic plan is of no value unless it is implemented effectively, and the final part of the course demonstrates how to do this.

Key behaviours:

  • Developing team capability to plan their future specialist contributions
  • Showing team members how to align and integrate their specialist contributions
  • Introducing a monitoring system to keep the plan on track
  • Encouraging team members to offer innovative ideas for the next stage
  • Installing a strategic planning mindset throughout your team

Topics to be covered:

  • Strategy and plans for transformational change
  • The planning process - timing
  • The planning process - inputs and outputs
  • Managing and monitoring the implementation of the plan
  • Final questions and answers and deciding personal follow-up actions
  • Course leader’s summary and overview of the whole course

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Strategy Masterclass
Creating Tomorrow’s Organisation out of Today’s Organisation


Upcoming Dates

Code Date Venue Fees
MG176 21 - 25 Aug 2017 California - USA $6,950
MG176 13 - 17 Nov 2017 London - United Kingdom $5,500

Introduction

This course is aimed at developing the knowledge and core competencies that experienced managers need in taking their part of their organisation to the next level of achievement.  It will demonstrate the process by which strategic management capability is developed.

This is a fast-paced course that is based on leading-edge thinking and best practice in strategic management in the context of development of international operations.

This training course will feature:

  • Understanding the major dynamics and trends of the global economy
  • Learning how to deal with accelerating change and how to manage its impact
  • Dealing with the increasing complexity of organisational structures
  • Developing human resources for the new reality of 21st century business
  • Securing balance and alignment of resources in implementing business plans

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate main international economic indicators
  • Contribute to strategy formulation and strategic management in their organisation
  • Develop high-performing individuals and teams
  • Understand and introduce the new organisational forms and structures
  • Develop their teams to think strategically about their personal roles

Training Methodology

The training process is based on a carefully planned mix of (a) highly-focused tutor input - with practical illustration of techniques and concepts; (b) group work on small-scale case studies; (c) interaction and discussion of specific issues in business strategy; and (d) group work on larger case studies. The course manual will serve as a toolkit for subsequent everyday use.  There will also be presentations on DVD given by acknowledged world-leading authorities on some of the subjects that make up this course.

Above all, the principles and approaches to strategic management will be illustrated by reference to strategic decisions in real-life cases in which the course tutor has been personally involved.

Who Should Attend?

This course is appropriate for a wide range of delegates.  The main characteristics of delegates are as follows:

  • Proven career potential that now requires a high-level understanding of strategy
  • Significant top-level operational management experience in their organisations
  • Experienced specialists in corporate finance
  • Human resource managers who contribute to long-term staff development
  • Strong understanding of the basic principles of organisational design

Pre-requisites

This course will be presented at an advanced level.  Delegates will need to have had substantial senior management experience, including involvement in deciding the direction of their part of the organisation, if they are to understand and apply the material that is presented and thereby gain the full benefit from this course.

SEMINAR OUTLINE

DAY 1

Coping with Change in the Business Environment

Competency Description:

As a strategic manager, you need to develop analytical reasoning of the changes that are affecting the international business environment.

Key behaviours:

  • How to think globally
  • How to assess business value
  • How to create value through the business model
  • How to identify the right risk to take
  • How to prepare for strategic change

Topics to be covered:

  • The changing economic balance between the developed and developing world
  • Value migration - what belongs where?
  • Competitive advantage – the shift from product/service to the business model
  • Globalisation: economics, complexity, strategic choice, people development
  • Dealing with risk - risk identification, risk analysis, risk management
  • Case study on managing organisational development in a changing world

DAY 2

Supply Chain Dynamics and the Agile Organisation

Competency Description:

Understanding the need for flexibility and agility in organisational design and approach to management are emerging as key 21st century competencies.

Key behaviours:

  • Supply-demand chain thinking
  • Anticipating process and technology change
  • Managing competitive-collaborative relationships
  • Anticipating and managing product and process life-cycles
  • Creative thinking

Topics to be covered:

  • Strategic development - from a products to a logistics focus
  • Supply chain structures and approaches as the basis for differentiation
  • Evaluating, setting up and managing collaborative business relationships
  • Agility, virtual organisations and the “built to change” model
  • Organisational life-cycles and organisational innovation.
  • Case study on supply chain dynamics

DAY 3

Core Competencies - Developing Key People

Competency Description:

One of the major challenges in strategic management is the development of people into effective analytical thinkers and team players.

Key behaviours:

  • Thinking “inside and outside the box”
  • Contributing to multi-specialist teams
  • Inspiring team members to focus on the central goals
  • Creating and communicating personal authority
  • Developing your coaching and mentoring skills and approaches

Topics to be covered:

  • The life-cycles of core competencies in the modern organisation
  • The characteristics and competencies of high-performing teams
  • Teams and work-groups - how to design and lead/manage them
  • The strategic manager as mentor and coach
  • Coping with complexity and uncertainty
  • Case study on managing and developing key people

DAY 4

Leading-edge Tools and Techniques of Planning

Competency Description:

Effective strategic management starts with robust analysis and planning.  This part of the course deals with leading-edge approaches.

Key behaviours:

  • Understanding the need for continuous organisational evolution
  • Demonstrating and communicating organisational culture issues
  • Coping effectively with change
  • Communicating the value of time as a resource
  • Presenting and nurturing an effective approach to planning

Topics to be covered:

  • The principles of ‘dynamic alignment’ and its management challenges
  • Planning in a “built to change” environment
  • Time compression and its potential as a differentiating force
  • How to link the strategic plan with operational and project planning
  • Communication - the starting point of sustainable high performance
  • Case study – the enterprise of the future

DAY 5

Producing a Strategic Plan that Gets Implemented

Competency Description:

The best strategic plan is of no value unless it is implemented effectively, and the final part of the course demonstrates how to do this.

Key behaviours:

  • Developing team capability to plan their future specialist contributions
  • Showing team members how to align and integrate their specialist contributions
  • Introducing a monitoring system to keep the plan on track
  • Encouraging team members to offer innovative ideas for the next stage
  • Installing a strategic planning mindset throughout your team

Topics to be covered:

  • Strategy and plans for transformational change
  • The planning process - timing
  • The planning process - inputs and outputs
  • Managing and monitoring the implementation of the plan
  • Final questions and answers and deciding personal follow-up actions
  • Course leader’s summary and overview of the whole course

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