Implementing Strategy

KEY INFORMATION

  • Course Code: SM101B
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Fee: £2825

COURSE OUTLINE

Implementing and Controlling the Strategic Plan

  • The nature and limitations of the implementation process
  • Objectives, task setting and communicating the strategy
  • Resource allocation
  • Information, monitoring and control
  • The Balance Scorecard: the contribution of Kaplan and Norton
  • Prescriptive strategy planning

Green Strategy and Sustainability

  • Green strategy and sustainability: the main topics
  • Green strategy: environmental analysis
  • Green strategy: analysing resources
  • Green strategy: stakeholders and organisational purpose
  • Green strategy: knowledge, technology and innovation
  • Green strategy: strategic options and choice
  • Implementing green strategies

Managing Strategic Change

  • The basic concept of strategic change
  • Analysing the causes of strategic change
  • Prescriptive approaches to managing strategic change
  • Emergent approaches to managing change
  • Developing a strategic change programme

Strategic Leadership

  • What is strategic leadership?
  • What makes a successful leader?
  • How leadership roles change over time
  • How leaders cope with power
  • Successful strategic leadership

Strategy and Business Models

  • What is a business model?
  • Identifying the elements of the business model
  • The benefits and problems of the business model
  • Strategic management and business models

Target audience

This business strategy training course is suitable for:

  • Heads of organizations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
  • Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives involved in the development of strategic management.
  • Those who wish to understand the basic concepts for identifying the future of their organizations with the new challenges and opportunities that may lead to substantial change.
  • Those who wish to consider not only the rational approach to strategic decision making but also the creative aspects of such decisions.
  • Those who wish to grasp the major intended and emergent initiatives that can be taken, involving the utilization of resources, to enhance the performance of their firms in their external environments.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The process of implementation.
  • How tasks and objectives are set.
  • How resources are allocated.
  • How strategic planning is conducted and its influence on strategy.
  • How strategy is controlled.
  • The role of information processing and systems.
  • The main elements of green strategy and sustainability.
  • The additional elements involved in analyzing the green strategy environment and in identifying sustainable resources and capabilities.
  • How purpose changes as green strategy and sustainability principles are adopted.
  • The implications of green strategy for knowledge, technology, and innovation.
  • The impact of green strategy and sustainability on strategic options and choice.
  • Why people resist strategic change.
  • The main principles involved in strategic change.
  • How to devise a programme to manage change.
  • How strategic management is changing.
  • The main elements of strategic leadership.
  • What makes a good leader.
  • How leadership roles change over time.
  • How leaders influence organizations and cope with the power.
  • The main elements of successful strategic leadership.
  • The difference between a business strategy and a business model.
  • The main elements of a business model.
  • How to identify the main strengths and weaknesses of business models.
  • The usefulness of business models.

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • 30 hours of classroom-based training
  • Apple iPad
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 22, 2019
This course is Campus based
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