Strategic Management

  • Thousands of executives have benefited from this program’s step-by-step strategic and business planning approach.

    This 3-day strategic leadership certificate program will show you how to leverage individual strategic thinking to produce superior organizational performance using workshops and strategy case studies to allow a “hands on” experience. Learn how to develop key components of the strategic management system: the situation analysis, the strategic plan and the business plan.

    Who Should Attend

    This seminar will benefit any manager or executive…

    • With concerns about how strategy is effectively developed, communicated and implemented
    • Facing the challenge of developing a strategic plan or business plan or functional plan
    • Looking for ways to build consensus and commitment on required action
    • Effectively developing and understanding and buy-in for changed strategy

    What You Will Learn

    • Strategic management concepts: an explanation of the major elements and history of strategic management
    • Data gathering and analysis: the facts required to support decision-making
    • Strategic issue identification: a methodology for strategic issue identification and resolution
    • Strategy: the differences and linkages between the strategies of the strategic plan and the business plan
    • Communicating strategy: tools and techniques for promoting buy-in
    • The role of expectations: understanding how expectations set the scope and rate of acceptable change for any plan
    • Implementation: aligning management activities with performance expectations
    • Documenting the plan: score card for the content of a strategic plan and a business plan

    Key Program Take-Aways

    • Data gathering and analysis: the facts required to support decision-making
    • Strategic issue identification: a methodology for strategic issue identification and resolution
    • Strategy framework: the differences and linkages between the strategies of the strategic plan and the business plan
    • Scenario-building: expanding options
    • Cross-impact analysis: How does strategy affect others?
    • Communicating strategy: tools and techniques for promoting buy-in
    • The role of expectations: understanding how expectations set the scope and rate of acceptable change for any plan
    • Implementation: aligning management activities with performance expectations
    • Documenting the plan: scorecard for the content of a strategic plan and a business plan
    • “This course provided the tools required to better understand the corporate strategy to effectively communicate to my team.”

      D. McDougallBusiness and Product Manager, Toshiba of Canada Limited
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    This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx