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In nearly every market, there is competition. One way to beat your competition is with effective strategic planners. With a master's in strategy, you will learn how to format business strategies to counter competition and maintain and gain customers.
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Knowledge economy, as was defined by Peter Drucker and others, poses unprecedented challenges for companies and organizations. One of the pillars on which business models are based on this new era is innovation, a complex and multidimensional phenomenon. From this perspective, strategic management of innovation resulting in the ability of the company to build a ... [+]
This course will introduce you to how, where and why to gather data and how to use it to create customer personas and marketing strategies. [+]
Course objective is to encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capabilities, using the Strategic Design as a tool. [+]
Get certified in ITIL® Service Strategy and be able to determine a workable, efficient, client-pleasing IT service strategy. [+]
Oxygenate the corporate structure of using a business model through design that addresses indeed an innovation culture in the process of creating and managing (Design Thinking). [+]
The course aims to provide you with a critical understanding of the strategic management process, and the contribution of strategic marketing to that process. It will integrate material from other aspects of management theory within a strategic management framework. Competitor analysis, marketing analysis and planning are explored in this course. You will gain a strong insight into strategic management at all levels; from business and... [+]
The importance of Social Media on the Web is an undeniable fact and enterprises, institutions and organizations know. The proliferation and acceptance of social media as a channel of conversation with current and potential customers every day more. The comments, opinions and recommendations should be integrated as part of the management and planning of actions ... [+]
Getting Things Done shows business leaders how to identify sources of power within their organizations and use this information to effectively influence others and drive strategic change... [+]
Getting Things Done
When a business strategy fails, shortcomings are often exposed – not in the strategy itself, but in the execution. The ability to “get things done” is critical for business leaders and it is the overriding factor in determining a company’s long-term success.
Getting Things Done shows business leaders how to identify sources of power within their organizations and use this information to effectively influence others and drive strategic change. Participants learn how to map an organization’s political terrain to identify individuals who are critical for diffusing a strategy-supportive culture. They acquire tools for monitoring strategy implementation over time within the context of a changing business landscape.... [-]
This course will help you either set up your own life coaching business, or it can be used as a personal self development tool. This course covers all aspects of life coaching and so makes it the perfect choice for those people wishing to train as a life coach, as well as those people wishing to set up their own life coaching practice. Equally though, it is perfect for those who wish to use life coaching as a self... [+]
The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. [+]
A one-week seminar delivering a hands-on approach to mastering the essentials of the financial side of today's energy industry.The seminar draws middle- to senior-level attendees from many segments of the oil and gas industry and from a variety of functional areas within energy companies. You will meet and share ideas with executives from around the world. Much of your time during the program will be spent discussing industry issues with other program participants – in small discussion groups, in lively classroom sessions, over lunch, and in informal sessions back at the hotel.The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. A typical workday starts with group discussions and ends with individual preparation late in the evening. It is important to note that this is an in-residence program. Past experience has shown that participants benefit greatly from the group interaction and concentrated experience that the in-residence format allows.Who Should Attend - Non-financial managers who want to achieve some degree of financial literacy in an energy industry setting - Financial managers who wish to sharpen their skills, broaden their base of knowledge, and relate their functional skills to a broader, general management context - The typical participant has more than five years of management experience - The age of attendees has generally ranged from the early 30s to the early 50s - Participants will be from either oil and gas firms or from firms in related energy industries, such as pipeline companies, service and supply organizations, government agencies or financial institutions Benefits of AttendanceHundreds of executives have chosen SMU's Strategic Financial Skills for the Energy Industry for its concentrated exposure to financial management techniques uniquely tailored to the complexities of their industry. In this intensive, week-long course you will: - Gain a working knowledge of key financial techniques, practices, terminology, and controversies. - Learn essential financial concepts in order to better yourself as a manager...and do so in a concentrated setting away from your workplace. - Participate in stimulating classroom case discussions on relevant oil and gas industry topics. - Learn how other companies have implemented successful financial strategies. - Prepare yourself to make better financial and operating decisions...and learn the proper framework for doing so. - Acquire techniques for assessing the performance of your subordinates, your division, or your company. - Study and develop concepts and techniques you can apply to your job... immediately. - Prepare yourself for advancement to a more senior management role within your company. - Learn more NOW about a topic you've been meaning to brush up on..."someday." Dates: September 10-15, 2006... [-]
Development of Critical Managerial Ability of analysis of complex business problems, formulating solution using CAT methodology and learning to develop argument [+]
Marketing Strategy: Foundations and Application is a 5-week, fully supported online course that will equip you with all the strategic skills you need to compile, plan, measure and optimise a comprehensive marketing strategy. [+]
This program provides leaders with the skills and strategies to tackle complex business challenges that have no clearly identified solution. [+]
The farther up the corporate ladder you are, the harder it gets.But sometimes, no matter how long you have been at it, you find a challenge before you that is more complicated than anything you have ever seen.Maybe you are a CEO in the middle of a merger - and you need to find a way to bring two cultures together. Maybe you are the head of a pharmaceutical company that is bringing a new drug to market. Or maybe you are a physician heading up a large research grant for a university.You have to bring other people into the picture to find a way.You need Navigating Complex Challenges. This program provides leaders with the skills and strategies to tackle complex business challenges that have no clearly identified solution. Over the course of 12 weeks, including three days in the classroom, you will address your own complex challenge, your leadership role in navigating the challenge, and techniques for managing the challenge within the context of your organization.... [-]
This programme will help you link your key talent management processes to the successful execution of four core capabilities. [+]
"Prepare your people to lead in this uncertain world"
The Strategic Talent Management programme develops a process that builds the four core capabilities required for competitive success: enterprise and business strategy; the brand promise; organisational culture and leadership team composition. The Strategic Talent Management programme will help you to view talent management as a strategic intervention – one that will help you link your company's talent management processes to a series of competitive capability requirements needed to win in today's fast paced world.
The aim of this programme will be to help you link your key talent management processes to the successful execution of these four core capabilities. It will help you think more strategically about how sourcing and assimilation, development and deployment, and engagement and retention will contribute to Group success.... [-]
This program is designed to acquaint managers with the basics of strategic thinking and strategic analysis as it is practiced. This program is intended to enhance strategic capabilities of both line and staff managers. [+]
This program is designed to acquaint managers with the basics of strategic thinking and strategic analysis as it is practiced. This program is intended to enhance strategic capabilities of both line and staff managers. In addition to showing how the various tools and techniques that are commonly employed in strategic analysis are employed, the emphasis in the course will be on acquiring an understanding of the economic forces that underlie successful strategic actions, on understanding how to perceive products, processes, firms and industries in a strategic manner, and on how to think strategically.
The first session will cover the key elements of strategy as exemplified by Michael Porter's approach to industry analysis (the approach that currently dominates strategy). The various levels of strategy in an organization will be defined, illustrated and discussed. A general outline of the strategy process will be examined and Porter's five forces analysis will be explained. ... [-]