Duration 2 Days

Who should attend?

Managers, executives and anyone involved in planning and/or implementing strategic initiatives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the need for strategic planning
  • Understand the difference between vision, mission and goals
  • Prepare an effective strategic business plan
  • Assess opportunities and threats
  • Identify driving forces within the business
  • Evaluate implementation options
  • Understand how change affects a business
  • Conduct a Gap analysis
  • Link strategy to actions
  • Monitor and control implementation

Course Content

  • Benefits of Strategic planning
  • The components of a plan
  • Vision and mission statements
  • Defining SMART goals
  • Analyse your current position through:
  • SWOT analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Align strategies to organisation capabilities
  • Choosing strategies to meet stakeholder needs
  • Manage Change in an organisation
  • Determine gaps between current and needed organisation characteristics
  • Establish appropriate objectives and milestones for the implementation of the plan
  • Setting up Metrics to measure performance
  • KPI’s
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Economic Value added