This course is aimed at developing the knowledge and core competencies that experienced managers need in taking their part of their organization 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 the development of international operations.
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 organization
Develop high-performing individuals and teams
Understand and introduce the new organizational forms and structures
Develop their teams to think strategically about their personal roles
Who Should Attend?
Proven career potential that now requires a high-level understanding of strategy
Significant top-level operational management experience in their organizations
Experienced specialists in corporate finance
Human resource managers who contribute to long-term staff development
Strong understanding of the basic principles of organizational design
Coping with Change in the Business Environment
The changing economic balance between the developed and developing the 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
A case study on managing organizational development in a changing world
Supply Chain Dynamics and the Agile Organisation
Strategic development – from 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 organizations and the “built to change” model
Organisational life-cycles and organizational innovation.
A case study on supply chain dynamics
Core Competencies – Developing Key People
The life-cycles of core competencies in the modern organization
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
A case study on managing and developing key people
Leading-edge Tools and Techniques for Planning
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
Producing a Strategic Plan that Gets Implemented
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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