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Strategic Planning & Goal Setting

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Strategic Planning & Goal Setting

Setting Business Goals, Targets & Deliverables

Scheduled Dates

04 - 08 Mar 2024 Online $3,950
26 - 30 Aug 2024 Online $3,950
18 - 22 Nov 2024 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

In order to be successful managers must have the ability to plan strategically. Developing this competency is a key component of managerial skills enhancement given that effective strategic planning is essential to the future success of any organization. However, most strategic planning is lacking in vision. It is merely a straight-line extrapolation of the past into the future. In a world where the pace of change is greater than ever before this is at best short-sighted and at worst a prescription for disaster.

Real strategic planning is about positioning the organization for a future which will be different from the past. This PetroKnowledge Strategic Planning & Goal Setting online training course will focus on strategic planning as the essential management system guiding the manager and organization into the future by setting focused goals that will establish and enhance competitiveness. This online training course will also focus on the necessity of developing both personal mental agility and organizational agility. Close examination will be made of the driving forces creating both strategic successes and failures.

Highlights of the Strategic Planning & Goal Setting online training course are as follows:

  • Presentation of the Concept and Significance of Strategy and Strategic Planning
  • Introduction to the Main Approaches to Strategy Formulation and Goal Setting
  • Case Examples of Organizations Formulating Strategic Plans
  • Group Work on Specific Cases and Problems
  • Extensive Use of Practical Examples in which the course leader has been personally involved

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Strategic Planning & Goal Setting online training course, you will be able to:

  • Examine how to design visionary strategic plans
  • Consider utilization of a model for organizational assessment
  • Formulate insights into strategic planning problems to avoid
  • Identify and learn from examples of strategic success and failure
  • Develop understanding of the nature of the organizational life cycle
  • Study the preparation of effective contingency plans

Who is this Training Course for?

This Strategic Planning & Goal Setting course is designed for professionals involved with the planning process. It will be of benefit for all managers who seek to enhance their planning skills.

Typical delegates would include the following:

  • Specialist Managers
  • Operational Managers
  • Team Leaders

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location

Organisational Impact

How does the organization benefit by sending employees to this Strategic Planning & Goal Setting online training course?

  • Employees are better able to relate their functional work to the overall direction of the organization
  • There will be greater flexibility within the organization
  • Employees’ capability in analysing and building creative solutions will be enhanced
  • Employees will have more confidence in setting and aiming for ambitious targets
  • Employees will be better placed to cope with organizational change
  • Employees will think more rigorously about creating tomorrow’s organization out of today’s organization

Personal Impact

How does the delegate benefit by attending this Strategic Planning & Goal Setting online training course?

  • Participants will learn how to combine analytical and creative thinking
  • Participants will have a better understanding of the global business environment of the 21st century
  • Participants will learn how to make choices in making best use of finite resources
  • Participants will develop improved preparedness to deal with contingencies
  • Participants will learn how to set challenging, realistic and achievable targets
  • Participants will have further developed their ability to move up in their organization

Daily Agenda

Day One: Strategy, Strategic Planning and Competitive Positioning

  • Introduction to the Course – Structure and Content
  • Strategy - Concept and Significance
  • Competitive Positioning” vs. “Blue Sky” Approaches
  • Achieving Competitive Advantage through Flexibility and Agility
  • The Interaction of Strategy, Structure and Business Processes
  • Gathering Information and Intelligence for the SWOT Analysis

Day Two: Strategic Intent, Strategic Choice and Balancing Scorecards

  • Vision and Mission Statements - Preparing for the Future
  • Business Analysis and Contingency Planning
  • Strategic Choice
  • Converting the SWOT Analysis into the “Strategy Matrix
  • Strategy Formulation – Programmes, Projects, Policies
  • Transforming the Organization - Strategy Implementation and Managing Change

Day Three: Assessing the Current State of the Organization

  • Leadership and Management in relation to Strategy
  • Customer and Market Focus
  • Human Resources and Knowledge Management
  • Building a Strategic Planning Team
  • Effective Process Management to Achieve Business Results
  • Monitoring and Measuring Business Performance

Day Four: Strategic Planning Best Practice Whilst Avoiding the Pitfalls

  • The Strategy Life-cycle and the Problem of Strategic Drift
  • Getting Innovative thinking into the Organization
  • The Potentially Negative Dimensions of Success
  • How to Avoid 'Paralysis by Analysis'?
  • Overcoming inability to evaluate fresh ideas, denying the truth and thinking inside the box
  • The Critical Importance of Good Planning Team Dynamics

Day Five: Personal Strategic Planning

  • Applying Strategic Tools and Techniques to the Individual
  • Personal Goal Setting, Creating a Personal Strategic Plan
  • Implementing Change - Achieving Progress as a Strategic Manager
  • The Mix of Competencies and Personal Skills required in 21st Century Business
  • Executing Strategy - How to break it down and get it done?
  • Developing Inspiration and Gathering Support
  • Overcoming Adversity by Leveraging your Skills and Building on Success
  • Conclusion - A Personal Role in the Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Processes

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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