Dynamic Strategic and Business Planning

  • Learn how a strategic plan and a business plan are put together

    This three-day program uses a highly interactive model of strategy, strategy simulations, workshops, case studies, and group discussion to allow a ‘hands-on’ experience with developing the Situation Analysis, the Strategic Plan and the Business Plan. Participants will receive a comprehensive collection of planning templates as well as examples of a completed Situation Analysis Report, Strategic Plan and a Business Plan.

    Top Take-Aways

    1. Data gathering and analysis: the facts required to support decision-making
    2. Strategic issue identification: a methodology for strategic issue identification and resolution
    3. Strategy framework: the differences and linkages between the strategies of the strategic plan and the business plan
    4. Scenario-building: expanding options
    5. Cross-impact analysis: How does strategy affect others?
    6. Communicating strategy: tools and techniques for promoting buy-in
    7. The role of expectations: understanding how expectations set the scope and rate of acceptable change for any plan
    8. Implementation: aligning management activities with performance expectations
    9. Documenting the plan: scorecard for the content of a strategic and business plans

    Who Should Attend

    This course will appeal to managers, executives, board members, and owners looking for:

    • Alternatives to the typical Vision/Mission based planning processes
    • A compelling way to present strategy
    • A means to secure buy-in for proposed strategy
    • A plain-English, understandable planning approach
    • A way to be able to make sense of the organization’s strategic plan or related business plans
    • “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
  • Course content details

  • Additional delivery options

    Adapt this program to your organization with these additional delivery options.

  • Program details

    Next sessions
    • February 2, 2022 - February 4, 2022
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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