Strategic Planning and Execution — Online

Turn strategy into action and results

Overview

In these days of rapid and often radical changes, it is no longer adequate for a few members of a company’s leadership team to undertake a strategic planning exercise once a year. It will enable you to accurately diagnose your current situation, generate some challenging scenarios for your unit, and build a common vision. You will leave with an enhanced ability to think strategically and lead your organization, department or team to achieve your objectives.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Gain a better understanding of Industry vs Corporate Strategy
  • Improve your organization’s strategic planning process
  • Diagnose any organizational situation
  • Generate a variety of scenarios
  • Bolster your organization’s capability to deal with change
  • Understand how politcs and power affect the adoption of a strategic plan

This workshop is designed for executives who manage all sizes and types of organizations, projects and teams.

It is perfect for participants seeking to fast-track their career by improving their strategic decision-making capabilities.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly-rated faculty members, a comprehensive digital workbook, results-oriented exercises, and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

  • The limits of today’s strategic decision-making process
  • The Four Levels of Uncertainty chart
  • The VIP model of strategic leadership
  • Creating a sense of mission
  • The five “I”s of strategic planning
  • The 1st “I”: Issues
  • Strategic management diagnostic tools
  • The 2nd “I”: Imagination
  • The futility of forecasting
  • An introduction to scenario theory
  • The categories of strategic assumptions
  • Generating and analyzing scenarios
  • The 3rd “I”: Intent
  • A strategy temple: An (adaptable) visual and clear outcome
  • Asking the right questions and figuring out the right answers
  • The 4th “I”: Innovation
  • Strategic maps and dashboards: Organizational to individual
  • Treating objectives in a strategic map
  • The 5th “I”: Impact
  • Defining key performance indicators (KPIs) and targets
  • Driving down to accountability by monitoring performance
  • Execution: The successful characteristics
  • Understanding and dealing with resistance to change
  • Generating a “To do” list
  • Ensuring decisions are implemented
  • Strategic and operational focus: A balancing act
  • The Online Experience

    • Flexible Format; Featuring a combination of live instructor-led sessions and self-paced, on-demand learning, content is time released to allow for the best real-time application and transfer of new skills, tools and frameworks.
    • Action-Learning Approach; Content, activities and experiences are relevant and immediately applicable to your day-to-day back at work.
    • Enriched Curriculum; New multimedia content created and curated to align with different learning styles.

    Programs to Consider

    Upcoming Sessions

    Fee

    $2,495.00 + applicable taxes

    Location

    Online Course


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    I took away very useful information from this seminar. I learned a number of strategic techniques and it was helpful to share ideas in an excellent group of participants with varied backgrounds.
    John Natale
    Railtech Ltd.

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