The Advanced Strategic Planning for Directors course reflects current practice in the Directors’ role in strategy and allows delegates to develop and expand their understanding in the application of strategic deployment in the workplace.

This 2-day course outlines the current thinking of the role of the Director and Board in the formation and execution of organisational strategy. The module will give delegates an essential understanding of the key role of Directors in strategic direction, mapping the strategic process, and directing implementation. Packed with examples of best practice, the course will explore how to create, develop and deliver organisation wide strategies that achieve their objectives and deliver real value for the company. The module will give Directors a better understanding of the strategic process and a renewed confidence around the formation, development and implementation of company strategies.

Crucially, the programme provides clarity and support to Directors around their role and responsibilities on strategic thinking, strategic decision making, strategic planning, and strategy execution.

You will be encouraged to consider your own role, Board and organisation, bringing relevant issues and challenges to share, discuss and develop solutions. This two-day programme will give you the essential knowledge, skills and confidence to improve your performance as a Director and that of the Board’s.


Who is this course for?

Whether you are an experienced long serving, newly appointed or an aspiring Director, this course will give you a fresh and unique insight into challenging but critical processes of effective strategic development and management.


Delivery methods 

In Professional Development offer two delivery methods, online and face to face classes. Our virtual delivery is designed to create the optimum learning experience for the virtual environment.
We also offer face to face courses based both in London and Manchester.


Upcoming courses

Course Date
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Feb 8th, 2022 - Feb 9th, 2022 8 places remaining
Virtual Classroom
£1,150 +VAT
Apr 5th, 2022 - Apr 6th, 2022 11 places remaining
£1,350 +VAT
Jun 16th, 2022 - Jun 17th, 2022 12 places remaining
£1,350 +VAT
Jul 26th, 2022 - Jul 27th, 2022 11 places remaining
Virtual Classroom
£1,150 +VAT

Learning objectives

On completion of this module, delegates will:

  • Clearly understanding of the Board’s and Director’s role in strategy development,
  • Understand strategic business planning concepts and how an effective Board and senior leadership team creates, implements and manages organisational strategy,
  • Be able to design and managing a process for successful strategic organisational change,
  • Be well equipped to assess the strategic landscape, analysing the key strategic considerations both internally and externally to the organisation,
  • An understanding of the range of tools and techniques in the delivery of a strategic plan,
  • A development of skills in strategic business planning and an increased awareness for what should be expected from senior leaders and managers in the business,
  • The ability to lead more strategically, and to evaluate personal impact on the organisation and in the accomplishment of business benefits.

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Do you offer discounts for group bookings on the Advanced Strategic Planning for Directors course?

If you are booking multiple delegates onto one of our training courses, we can look at providing funding from our academic partners to help towards the costs.

If you have 7 or more delegates that require training you may find it more cost effective to book an in-house training course. Let us bring the learning to you!

Is there an option to deliver this course at my company address to a group of employees?

The Advanced Strategic Planning course is part of our Directors Development Programme, which means there are lots of options available for attendance at this course.

The Directors Development Programme is made up of 5 modules, you can attend these modules separately, or all in one go with our fast track 5 day DDP Accelerator course.

Whether you decide to attend the Advanced Strategic Planning for Directors course as a standalone module, or to complete the full programme, we can deliver the training at a time, date and place to suit you.

Speak to one of our education consultants to find out more about our in-house training options.

You can see all of our frequently asked questions on our FAQs page.

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This course is for you if you want to:

  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Develop and implement an effective organisational strategy
  • Understand key elements of effective design, planning, research and stakeholder engagement
  • Learn how to assess the strategic landscape, analysing the key strategic considerations
  • Increase confidence to challenge and influence board level decisions and company direction
  • Develop strategies for shaping and influencing change and transformation

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