Developing the Strategic Manager

Course Overview: Today’s managers need to develop a wider business perspective in order to progress within the organisation. They need to be more strategically aware, and to use devolved responsibility effectively

This course is an intensive programme that focuses on giving delegates the skills to feel more confident about operating and influencing at a higher strategic level. It will enable them to ask the right questions and to contribute more effectively at strategic decision-making forums

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Contribute to the strategic debate in their organisation – with positive impact on their visibility, employability and promotability
  • Capture your teams knowledge and experience to progress their organisations objectives
  • Adapt more quickly to winds of change, new opportunities and threatening developments
  • Create a more proactive atmosphere
  • Help their organisation prepare for the future
  • Enable their organisation to capitalise on the knowledge, skills and abilities of its people

Course Content: Below is a list of the topics that will be covered over the two days. The exact schedule will be determined by an initial exercise to explore the key needs and interests of the group delegates

  • Strategic leadership
  • Diagnosing the current reality
  • Analysing the industry
  • Keeping people at the heart of strategy
  • Mission, vision and values
  • Thinking systematically
  • Strategic influencing
  • Futurising
  • Closing the knowledge – doing gap
  • Action Planning

Duration: Two Days

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