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The Advanced Professional Certificate in  Strategic Management & Leadership

An Intensive 10-Day Training Course

The Advanced Professional Certificate in
Strategic Management & Leadership

High-Impact Results in a Complex and Changing World

Scheduled Dates

29 Apr - 10 May 2024 Barcelona - Spain $11,900
22 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 London - UK $11,900
02 - 13 Sep 2024 Barcelona - Spain $11,900
21 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 New York - USA $13,900
25 Nov - 06 Dec 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $11,900
23 Dec 2024 - 03 Jan 2025 London - UK $11,900
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Why Choose this Training Course?

With this 10–day PetroKnowledge Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course, you will be challenged to take your strategic thinking and leadership skills to the next level, exploring the latest innovative approaches to achieve high-impact results. This training course is designed for business leaders and professionals seeking a competitive edge in today's complex and ever-changing business environment.

Drawing from realities in global corporations, start-ups, and the most select thought leaders in the field, you will be challenged to apply the concepts directly to your own business reality, helping you create a sustainable and robust strategy with meaningful impact and bold leadership. Through case studies and guidance, this training course is designed to develop the critical leadership skills to influence, persuade, and empower, and equip you with knowledge ranging from business model innovation to culture building, trend analysis and value pricing.

Key highlights of this Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course include:

  • Developing an innovative mindset to stay ahead of the game in a rapidly changing world.
  • Using trend analysis to gain insights into emerging customer needs and preferences.
  • Building a winning company culture that fosters innovation, collaboration, and high performance.
  • Exploring the multi-dimensionality of strategic leadership and its impact on firm performance.
  • Gaining critical leadership skills to influence, persuade, and empower for meaningful impact on organizational performance.

This is an opportunity to enhance your tools and techniques, stand out from the competition, and capture new markets. We highly recommend taking both Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week training course to maximize your benefits. Join us and take your strategic management and leadership skills to new heights.

The Structure

This PetroKnowledge training course is split into two modules:

MODULE I - Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management

MODULE II - Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Leadership

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week training course.

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course, you will be able to:

  • Apply innovative approaches to strategic thinking and leadership.
  • Analyze emerging customer needs and trends to inform strategy.
  • Develop a company culture that fosters innovation, meaning, empowerment, and high performance.
  • Design and implement effective strategic plans for organizational success.
  • Apply principled leadership systems that enhance your strategic choices and compound your results.

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is designed for experienced professionals from any industry and any specialization who wish to gain a broader appreciation of the dynamics strategic leadership and develop their personal roles in creating the future for their organization.

This Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Senior Managers
  • Managers taking on a more senior and strategic role in their organization
  • Supervisors taking on additional strategic responsibilities.
  • Managers wanting to refresh their strategic management tools.
  • Specialist Managers
  • Operational Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Consultants

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course uses an interactive approach with practical, real-world applications. It includes lectures, case studies, group discussions, and individual and group exercises to promote experiential learning. The focus is on active participation, collaboration, and acquiring tangible skills and strategies that can be immediately applied to the delegates’ work environments. Personalized guidance will be provided to ensure delegates achieve maximum learning outcomes.

Organisational Impact

By sending delegates on this Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course, your organization will benefit from:

  • Improved strategic decision-making and leadership skills that result in better organizational performance, market positioning, and resource allocation.
  • Enhanced ability to analyze and apply strategic frameworks to gain a competitive edge in your industry.
  • Increased capacity to generate market value tailored to your organization's market context.
  • Strengthened leadership and culture-building competencies to help your organization scale and leverage your current position.
  • Improved skills in pricing, innovation, insight-spotting, communication, and teamwork for enhanced profitability and productivity.
  • Advanced implementation skills towards measurable outcomes that help your organization achieve high-impact results and stay ahead of the competition.

Personal Impact

By attending this Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership training course, you will benefit from:

  • Enhanced strategic decision-making and leadership skills that improve your ability to communicate effectively, facilitate collaboration, and manage change, helping you become a better leader and empower your team.
  • Improved ability to analyze and apply strategic and leadership frameworks to gain a competitive edge in your industry.
  • Increased capacity to generate market value tailored to your organization's context.
  • Strengthened leadership and culture-building competencies to help you excel in a complex and uncertain future.
  • Improved skills in pricing, innovation, insight-spotting, communication, and teamwork for enhanced productivity and effectiveness.
  • Advanced implementation skills towards measurable outcomes that can be applied to your current role and future career endeavors.

Daily Agenda

MODULE I - Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Management

Day One: Fundamentals of Strategic Management

  • The essential components of strategy
  • Strategic problem solving
  • Framing the challenge and formulating a strategic hypothesis
  • Strategic analysis and the Industry Environment
  • Strategic sources of power and multipliers
  • Introduction to delegate’s particular core strategic challenges

Day Two: Strategic Innovation

  • Fundamentals of Innovation
  • Gaining insights: tools and techniques
  • Trend curation and analysis
  • Business model innovation
  • Implementing innovation in the organization
  • Bringing innovation to market

Day Three: Unlocking Strategic Value

  • Unlock strategic value and create a strategic roadmap
  • Scenario Planning
  • Value Pricing
  • Unlock customer opportunities
  • Become a “category of one”
  • Design your organization into a learning machine
  • Compound your results in a virtuous cycle of action

Day Four: Strategic Leadership

  • Principled Decision-Making
  • Leadership systems to enhance strategic choices
  • Creating and stimulating a conscious organization
  • Aligning organizational structure with strategy
  • The role of leadership and culture in strategy implementation

Day Five: Strategic Implementation, Evaluation, and Control

  • Implementing the strategic roadmap
  • Evaluation and control in strategy implementation
  • The use of balanced scorecard, bench-marking, and other strategic tools
  • Apply continuous improvement
  • Refine strategic plans and roadmap with dialectic inquiry
  • Set up systems for ongoing feedback

MODULE II - Advanced Professional Certificate in Strategic Leadership

Day Six: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

  • Strategic leadership defined
  • Assessing the role of strategic leaders
  • Leadership theories
  • Leading versus managing
  • What distinguishes strategic leaders
  • Top management teams

Day Seven: Key Strategic Leadership Actions

  • Setting strategic vision
  • Building and sustaining an effective organizational culture
  • Top management teams
  • The multiple functions of strategic leaders
  • The outcomes of strategic leadership functions

Day Eight: Main Characteristics of Strategic Leaders

  • Nature and/or nurture?
  • The link between personality and leadership effectiveness
  • Leadership development
  • Individual-level characteristics
    • The ‘Big Five’
    • Charisma
    • Motivation
    • Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Decision-making limitations and biases
  • Group-level attributes
    • Diversity
    • The knowledge, skills and abilities of top-management team
    • Top-management team interaction
    • How strategic leaders shape behavior

Day Nine: Environmental Factors

  • The impact of context on strategic leadership
  • External aspects of strategic leadership
    • How firm’s external environment affects strategic leadership
    • How strategic leadership affects the firm’s environment
  • Macroeconomic conditions
  • Industry and competition variables
  • Socio-cultural features
  • The internal organizational context
    • Ownership
    • Firm size
    • Resource availability
    • Complexity

Day Ten: The Outcomes

  • Organizational performance
    • Multidimensional economic and non-economic factors
  • Strategic decisions
    • The process of strategy selection
    • The degree of risk taking
  • Innovation
    • The role of leaders in R&D productivity of organizations
  • Social issues
    • Emphasizing ethical practices
  • Incorporating societal trends

Certificate

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

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GLOMACS Training

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Oxford Management Centre

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  • 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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