LEAD101 – Strategic PlanningDownload Course Outline
Title: Strategic Planning LEAD101; 1 Day, Instructor-led
Description: This one-day course combines interactive lectures, with hands-on planning activities, and straightforward tools that show you how to leverage business insights to plan your company’s future success. Successful organizations rely on strategy to determine how to use limited resources to better their organization’s place in the competitive landscape. The reality is that not all managers are good strategists. If your organization wants to be proactive and forward thinking, then its employees must think about the future in entrepreneurial and innovative ways. Regardless of your situation, this interactive class will give you valuable tools to use immediately.
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Audience & Prerequisites: Mid-level, Senior and Executive leaders seeking to increase their confidence and proficiency in strategic thinking and planning will benefit from this class. This course is suitable for any person who wants a better understanding of best practices around planning business strategy
Course Outline Details: Distinguish between strategic thinking and strategic planning, and learn to leverage both to gain competitive advantage • Utilize assessments to determine your skills as a strategic thinker, and your company’s need for strategic planning • Become familiar with key terms and concepts in the strategic planning process • Use a simple tool to create a mission statement for your organization, department or work group • Prepare to conduct a S.W.O.T. (or) S.O.A.R analysis for your unit to identify trends that shape the competitive landscape, and anticipate how they will evolve • Learn how to identify the needs and wants of customers • Understand the components of an internal assessment including core competencies, and “culture” • Establish a time line and approach to prepare your strategic plan
Brand: Professional Development