All leaders can benefit from world-class planning techniques. This three-day strategic management course uses workshops and strategy case studies to allow a "hands-on" experience. You will learn to develop the key components of the strategic management system: the situation analysis, the strategic plan and the business plan.
Top Reasons To Choose This Program
Receive a comprehensive collection of strategic planning templates
Improve the quality of your future planning efforts back at the office
Develop your own plan during the program
“A complex area of study was presented in plain language and an easy-to-follow format. I left with real tools to employ in any work environment now and into the future.”
“A relevant and methodical approach to the secrets of strategic thinking and management.”
About This Program
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.
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 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
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21 HRPA-CPD Hours
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