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Why Choose this Training Course?
This PetroKnowledge Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning training course gives you a robust practical framework to formulate, develop, and implement plans to achieve strategic goals and realize your vision. It shows you how to break out of reacting to day-to-day problems, so you can build a team or organization that is more proactive and resilient to change.
A key feature of this training course is a comprehensive strategic management system that guides you through the steps needed to develop the right strategy then translate it into a business plan that provides the foundation for achieving strategic alignment of operational plans and individual objectives with your business model.
This Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning training course highlights:
The difference between good and bad strategies
Improving the performance of an existing company / division / department when faced with major change in business conditions
Balancing financial and non-financial objectives and goals
Developing an existing company / division / department
Aligning all activity to focus on the strategic goals and not be distracted by less important issues
What are the Goals?
The central objectives of this Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning training course are as follows:
Learn how to develop a plan to achieve the goals you want for you and your organization (company / division / business unit / team)
Develop strategic thinking in your organization
Develop a strategic plan for your organization
Identify the principles and mechanisms that drive successful implementation
Develop measurable action plans that result in success
Understand your underlying business model and how it relates to your strategy
Who is this Training Course for?
This Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning training course provides a vital knowledge base to prepare for greater responsibility and moving into more senior roles. It will benefit managers who are about to take on strategic responsibility; those who have recently done so and more established senior managers who want to update their knowledge, including:
Newly-appointed Senior Managers
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This highly interactive Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning training course encourages delegate participation through a combination of short lectures, large and small group discussion, practical exercises, case studies, and breakout sessions to practice new skills. The comprehensive course manual has been designed to be practical, and easy to use. Delegates will gain the skills and motivation they need to design, develop and implement powerful but simple strategies.
Enhanced Strategic Thinking and Business Planning training course enables an organization to increase stakeholder satisfaction through:
A greater strategic perspective at all levels of the organization
Development of the next generation of strategic leaders
Development of specialist managers who are able and empowered to think strategically
Better appreciation by functional specialists / managers of the challenges faced by top management in steering an organization through change
Better internal communication at a strategic level
Creating tomorrow’s organization out of today’s
Delegates will develop their ability to use strategic thinking to become more proactive and build business plans to implement strategic initiatives through:
Greater confidence in understanding the potential strategic impact of current managerial roles
A better appreciation of the interconnected nature of major business decisions
Understanding how to shift from reacting to problems to making things happen the way you want for you and your organization
Knowing how to simplify—be able to deliver 3-5 critical things instead of struggling with 30-50 un-prioritised tasks
Developing and delivering long, medium, and short-term plans
Day One: Strategic Thinking and Planning
The Essence of Strategy – Core Concept and Definition of Terms
The Difference between Good Strategy and Bad Strategy
How to Think Strategically? – Practical Techniques
Leadership and Management, Comparing Strategy and Operations
Strategic and Operational Goals – The Significance and Difference
Using the Strategic Management System
Day Two: Developing Strategy – The Power of Business Analysis
Understanding the Importance and Value of a “Business Model”
Vision, Values, Mission and Goals – Strategy as Perspective
Analyzing your Business Environment
How to Evaluate Your Organizations Competencies and Capabilities?
Resource-based Approaches to Strategy
Day Three: Strategy Development, Choice and Translation
Levels of Strategy: Corporate, Business and Functional
Competitive Strategy – Strategy as Position
Emergent Strategies – Strategy as Patterns
Uncertainty and Scenarios – Strategy as Plans
Strategic Choice – How to Select the Best Strategy
Translating Strategy with Strategy Maps and Balanced Scorecards
Day Four: Embedding Strategy in the Organization
Communicating Strategy and Managing Stakeholders
How to Manage Strategic Risk?
Alignment of Operations with Strategy
Strategic Performance Measurement
Managing Implementation – Effective Execution of Strategy
Integrating Strategic and Operational Management Processes
Day Five: Bringing It All Together
Building a Strategy / Business Planning Team
Analyzing Business Models and Strategies in an Industry
Understanding and Overcoming Psychological Bias
Overview of the Whole Course
Action Planning and Next Steps
On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be
awarded to the delegates
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