Course Outline

Course Outline

Strategic Planning, Development and Implementation

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
MG 012 24 - 28 Jun 2019 Geneva 5000 Register
MG 012 09 - 13 Sep 2019 London 5000 Register
MG 012 18 - 22 Nov 2019 Vienna 5000 Register

Strategic Planning, Development and Implementation

Introduction

Organizations cannot provide exceptional value to stakeholders and customers if they are not clear on where they are heading and how they will get there? This is where the role of strategy becomes essential. Strategy is about setting ambitious goals, understanding the surrounding current and future environment and providing a sense of direction for the organization. Having the knowledge and practical insights of a fully integrated strategic planning, development and implementation system will help organisations ensure its vision is transformed into reality.

PROCLAD Academy’s Strategic Planning, Development & Implementation training course will enable participants discover a step-by-step process to create a strategic plan, proven methods for engaging the workforce in continuous learning, the key elements of organisational development, and how to stay on course as the plan is implemented. Success is defined by how well the organisation can satisfy customer values and continuously improve its processes.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Strategic Planning, Development, and Implementation training course are:

  • Self-analysis: Where am I now and what do I know (or not know)?
  • Organizational-analysis: How are we planning, engaging the workforce in continuous learning, and continuous improvement now?
  • Application of principles learned: How will I apply what is learned to my work environment? How can I be an effective leader in strategic planning, development, and implementation of the plan? How can we ensure our plan is implemented successfully?
  • Table Group Discussions: What can I learn from others?
  • Feedback PIP Exercises: Assessing what I’ve learned through in-class Principles Into Practice exercises.
Learning Objectives

PROCLAD Academy’s Strategic Planning, Development, and Implementation training course is based on accomplishing the following objectives:

  • Defining and to demystifying the concepts of “strategy” and “strategic plans” and also demystifying the strategic process
  • Breaking the process down into a step-by-step process providing a practical tool-kit to successfully lead the process within an organisation
  • Illustrating the process through a dynamic experiential learning model
  • Demonstrating how to lead a group/team through strategic planning
  • Building confidence in leading the strategic, development, and implementation process
  • Accelerated thinking
  • Solution-seeking vs. problem-solving
  • Decision-making
  • Time and Resource allocation
  • A proven system-of-systems planning approach
  • More effective organisational development
  • Continuous improvement
  • Seeking meaning for greater Achievement
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Strategic Planning, Development, and Implementation training course is designed for:

  • All professionals & leaders from any industry who desire an in-depth knowledge of best practices in strategic planning, development, and implementing a plan
  • Anyone who is interested in developing their capacity as a strategic thinker
  • Anyone who has the responsibility for translating a vision into a plan, into being understood by the workforce, and seeing the vision be transformed into reality
Training Methodology

The practical experiential learning method used in PROCLAD Academy’s Strategic Planning, Development, and Implementation training course is results-oriented, and based on an adult learning concept. It incorporates short inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual, captivating PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning, ongoing discussions with action planning, and ample time for Q&A.

Training activities are reinforced using key concepts within a fun learning environment, and is designed to function as an interactive group process with delegates continuously building their capacity through interaction, experiential learning and learning the importance of being successful in Strategic Planning, Development, and Implementation.

Course Outline
  • Our Current Challenges
  • Defining success in strategic planning
  • What is an effective strategy?
  • What forms can a strategy take?
  • Analysing you present situation
  • Benchmarking your own strategic position with a competitor analysis
  • Feedback Exercise
  • Knowing the Why-What-How Alignment
  • Understanding and Satisfying Customer Values
  • Following a proven Strategic Process
  • Employing the Key Elements
  • Diagnosing strategic obstacles and finding solutions
  • Feedback Exercise
  • Understanding how to lead change
    • Why people resist change
    • The step-by-step process to lead change
    • A new world-view
    • Leaving the past behind
  • Using scenario story-telling to see into the future
  • Checklists for being more creative
  • The Key Elements of Organisational Development
  • Introduction to continuous improvement
  • Feedback Exercise
  • The importance of “Why”
  • Casting an captivating vision (the “What”)
  • Defining an clear and effective mission (the “How”)
  • Setting standards for behaviour (the “Values”)
  • Leading by example
  • See the planning, development, and implementation process unfold in real-life
  • Feedback Exercise
  • Obtaining “buy-in” throughout the organisation
    • Always communicate the “Why”
    • Develop Leader/Coaches at all levels
    • Make room for innovation
    • Empower by helping people Lead Change
  • Becoming a more successful influencer and internal strategic “consultant”
  • Using best practices in strategic project management to turn the plan into reality
  • Feedback Exercise