Strategic Leadership DevelopmentStrategic Leadership Development offers practical approaches to:
- Developing strategic thinking skills, and
- Implementing a strategic management process.
- Develop a deeper understanding of corporate strategy, business strategy and governance:
- The strategic role of the board
- Strategic alignment
- Change and transformation
- Organisation’s approach to strategic risk.
- Combine management and leadership perspectives to develop an integrated view of:
- Corporate strategy
- Business strategy
- Strategic risk management.
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SummaryThis course explores practical approaches to developing strategic thinking and analysis skills. You will learn how to implement a strategic management process and balance a focussed corporate strategy with subsidiary business models and strategies. The course shows how to blend strategic leadership with operational management to achieve results from true strategic alignment. Our evidence-informed and highly practical approach helps Directors, Executives and Senior Managers improve their strategic thinking ability and increase confidence in fulfilling their responsibilities.
Who should attend?Board directors in an executive or non-executive role, senior managers, enterprise analysts, portfolio managers and enterprise architects, regulators, owners, and legal counsel who:
- Are involved in formulating or updating corporate strategy
- Have to align business and operational strategies with corporate strategy
- Have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into results
- Want to better understand the differences between operational management roles, strategic management roles and governance responsibilities
- Need to develop a better understanding of good leadership and management practice at corporate, strategic and operational levels
- Assess companies for their long-term success and potential to deliver value to stakeholders.
ResultsSome key outcomes reported by delegates who have attended this course include:
- Clarity about the elements of direction and strategy such as purpose, mission, strategy, goals, key result indicators, vision and values
- Understanding key elements of direction and governance, such as accountability and stakeholder management, transparency, leadership, risk management
- Confidence in applying a strategic management system to align goals, measures, targets, plans and actions
- Insights into the reasons why conflicts between strategic leaders and operational managers are inevitable and how to resolve them so the conflict is healthy
- Understanding the difference between corporate and business strategy, appreciation of the importance of the “competitive strategy“ concept in both profit and non-profit based organisations
- A better understanding of personal strengths as a strategic thinker, leader and manager and areas for further development
“The end result has turned out to be very pleasing and indeed beyond my expectation”
- The course provides an opportunity to build on your existing skills, knowledge and experience.
- The course uses a mixture of:
- Short theory explanations
- Group discussions
- Individual work
- Video clips
- Case studies
- Problem- solving, and
- Feedback sessions…
- Participants learn how to achieve greater impact in their roles (we provide the opportunity to address specific client situations)
- Our course leaders have extensive qualifications and experience working with clients in many industries on strategic leadership and management.
- During preparatory steps, an understanding of current corporate issues and individual concerns is captured and used to focus the workshop content.
Venue & Group SizeThe programme will be held at a professional training centre in the West End of London. The non-residential course fee includes training facilities, documentation, lunches and refreshments for the duration of the programme. Delegates are responsible for arranging their own transport, accommodation and evening meals, however, a list of convenient hotels is available upon registration. We will work in small groups up to a maximum of 12 delegates.
Strategic Leadership Development – Agenda
Day 1: Strategy definition and formulation
- Strategy definition and concepts
- Corporate, Business and Operations strategy
- A Strategic Management System
- Strategic analysis
- The board’s strategic role
Day 2: Strategy implementation and management
- Strategic thinking and planning
- Strategy evaluation and choice
- Strategy communication and implementation
- Performance measurement framework
- Case study
Day 3: Strategic Risk and Governance
- Governance concepts
- Strategic Risk
- Corporate strategy – the role of the ‘centre’
- Achieving strategic alignment
- Assess the risk appetite of your organisation
Day 4: Strategic Leadership
- Leadership and Management – the difference
- Organisational change and transformation
- Develop and approve a business strategy
- Stakeholder management
- Case study