Certificate in Strategic Agility

  • Divided into three modules over five days, this strategic management course strengthens your expertise on the basic elements of organization structure and strategy, and delivers insight on the fundamentals of value and your value proposition.

    You’ll develop the ability to lead strategic agility and create new narratives that introduce people to change alternatives, move them through refining a direction and successfully implement effective ideas. Learn to integrate intuitive thinking and overcome the curses of success – the tyranny of the “core business,” strategic myopia and resource imprisonment – to prepare you and your organization for a truly sustainable future.

    Who Should Attend

    This program is designed for business, government and non-profit executives who are responsible for business planning and organizational strategy. Leaders who want to expand their understanding of their organization, explore alternative structures, and develop their strategic agility, including:

    • Directors
    • Presidents and Vice-Presidents
    • Division and General Managers
    • Strategic Planning & Business Development Managers
    • National, Regional and International Managers

    What You Will Learn

    The Certificate In Strategic Agility is an opportunity to change the way you think about your organization and the role you play in it, including:

    • Basic elements of organization structure, strategy and design
    • Fundamentals of value and your value proposition
    • The role of leaders in guiding the organization under uncertainty
    • Leveraging virtual/networked organizations for sustained success
    • Modelling strategic agility for successful implementation
    • Learning to lead strategic agility so that others want to follow
    • Designing organizations for a wiki-world dominated by “netgeners” and social media
    • Actively overcoming the “curses” of success:
      • Tunnel vision
      • The tyranny of the “core business”
      • Strategic myopia
      • Resource imprisonment
    • Balance analytical and intuitive thinking
    • Empower people to expand the pool of strategic solutions
    • Implement new ideas successfully across the organization
    • “It's a great course that should be added as an executive requirement in each individual's C.V. It's an overwhelming agile experience that brought out new concepts of management of our century into a cluster of knowledge well delivered by our facilitator.”

      H. AhmadCommercial Director, EMAP
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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