Mar 19, 2019 - Mar 20, 2019

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This Module 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. Delegates will engage in a range of group and individual workshop activities where role play, scenario setting, thought leadership activity and didactic learning will take place.

The taught elements will include an overview of the following areas to provide scope in the application of the tools and thinking together with core competencies and theoretical perspectives:

  • Understanding differences in strategic and operational thinking; 
  • Strategic business planning concepts;
  • Designing and managing a process for success;
  • Defining the environment and influential factors;
  • Reviewing a range of theories to inform best practice.

This module is one of five modules, which together make up the full ITL Directors Development Programme. The module can be taken on its own or as part of the full programme. By attending this course, you will gain invaluable insights from industry experts into new ways of working, innovative concepts and the latest theories that can be applied instantly on returning to your own organisation

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(Fast track programme in 5 days)

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Additional Dates

Apr 23, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019

Manchester, 12 places available.

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Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019

Manchester, 8 places available.

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Learning Outcomes

  • A clear understanding of the Board’s and Director’s role in strategy development;
  • Develop critical thinking skills required to successfully develop and implement a coherent and effective organisational strategy;
  • Understand how an effective Board and senior leadership team creates, implements and manages organisational strategy;
  • An understanding of the key elements of effective design, planning, research and stakeholder engagement;
  • Articulate the importance of a well-developed strategy with clear vision, objectives and values;
  • Be able to deploy a range of techniques and tools for effective strategic thinking;
  • Improved problem solving and analytical thinking skills;
  • An understanding of the range of tools and techniques in the delivery of a strategic plan;
  • Be well equipped to assess the strategic landscape, analysing the key strategic considerations both internally and externally to the organisation;
  • Recognition of where gaps in strategy exist, the risks and the best way to respond;
  • Develop and review strategic options and undertake situation and risk appraisal;
  • Increased confidence to challenge and influence board level decisions and company direction;
  • Coherent strategies for shaping and influencing change and transformation;

in>House learning

Let us run this course for you at a location and at a time that suits your needs.