Strategic Planning and Implementation Training

Level: Foundation
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Shape and guide the overall business objectives of your organisation by leveraging proven analytical techniques. In this training course, you learn to formulate, execute, and monitor the strategic planning for your organisation by assessing your current business environment, identifying strategic options for competitive advantage, and applying strategy processes at the organisational and departmental level.

Key Features of this Strategic Planning and Implementation Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Formulate and execute strategic plans to meet objectives
  • Apply strategy planning processes at an organisational and department level
  • Assess the business environment through SWOT analysis
  • Identify strategic options for long-term competitive advantage
  • Implement strategies to deliver results



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In Class & Live, Online Training

  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Standard £1695




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In Class & Live, Online Training

Note: This course runs for 3 Days

  • 26 - 28 Oct 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 15 - 17 Feb 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM GMT Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 30 May - 1 Jun 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 13 - 15 Sep 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

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Important Strategic Planning and Implementation Training Information

  • Recommended Experience

    • A general understanding of business practices

Strategic Planning and Implementation Training Outline

  • Fundamentals of Strategic Planning

    Defining strategy

    • Components of strategy
    • Discovering why strategies fail
    • Clarifying your organisation's mission, vision and core competencies

    The benefits of strategic planning

    • The need for strategic planning
    • Assessing tools and processes for strategic planning
  • Developing the Strategy

    Ensuring organisational capabilities are appropriate for the strategic environment

    • Analysing how competitive and other environmental factors shape strategy
    • Determining the impact of operating and remote environments
    • Assessing the external environment for individual departments
    • Identifying your customers and their needs

    Assessing external forces

    • Analysing your operating and external environment
    • Initiating a SWOT analysis
    • Prioritising opportunities and threats
    • Categorising the external environment with checklists

    Auditing internal capabilities

    • Identifying strengths by business function
    • Recognising vulnerabilities
    • Expanding the SWOT analysis
  • Identifying Strategic Options

    Evaluating factors for choosing strategy

    • Mapping strategies to product or market life cycle
    • Aligning strategies with capabilities of the organisation
    • Choosing strategies to meet stakeholder expectations

    Selecting appropriate strategic models

    • Identifying sources of competitive advantage
    • Implications of growth and diversification strategies
    • Global strategies for sourcing, operations and marketing
  • Formulating Your Strategic Plan

    Considering strategic planning approaches

    • Issue-centric, Entrepreneurial and Holistic planning
    • Assessing organisational readiness

    Building the plan

    • Key components of a strategic plan
    • Operationalising the strategic plan
    • Identifying opportunities with portfolio management and gap analysis techniques

    Linking strategy to actions

    • Aligning strategy with six key organisational factors
    • Identifying gaps between current and needed capabilities
    • Establishing appropriate objectives and milestones
    • Managing culture, human resources, skills, processes and structure for strategy execution
    • Initiating programmes and projects for implementing strategy
  • Executing Your Strategy for Success

    Managing stakeholder expectations

    • Establishing effective communication mechanisms
    • Aligning culture to strategic direction
    • Linking rewards to performance
    • Managing the inevitable change

    Maximising results with applied processes

    • Connecting people to the execution of strategy
    • Establishing and maintaining communications
    • Designing effective information systems
    • Organising to execute in line with strategy
  • Monitoring and Controlling Implementation

    Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

    • Setting up metrics to measure performance
    • Monitoring progress with dashboards
    • Deploying Balanced Scorecards

    Dimensions of strategic control

    • Detecting changes in assumptions
    • Coping with a dynamic environment
    • Adjusting for unanticipated events

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Strategic Planning and Implementation Training FAQs

  • Can I learn Strategic Planning and Implementation Training online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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