Strategic Planning for Optimum Results

Place- الموعد Date - المكان
2017-03-12 00:00:00 Dubai
2017-08-13 00:00:00 Casablanca
2017-11-12 00:00:00 Sharm el-Sheikh

 Course Objectives:

§ Differentiate between strategic planning and long range planning

§ Differentiate between strategic thinking and strategic management

§ Define strategy and develop one

§ Apply the basic steps of strategic planning process

§ Understand the rule of innovation and creativity in the strategic planning process

§ Translate the vision and strategy into operational reality

§ Identify improvements that will impact corporate success.

Course Outline:

§ Strategic planning - what is it?

§ Strategic planning versus long range planning

§ Strategic thinking and strategic management

§ What is a strategy and how do we develop one?

§ How to develop strategies

§ Strategic planning process basic steps

§ Step one - Getting started

§ Step two - Articulating Mission, Vision, and Values

§ Step three - Assessing the Situation

§ Step four - Developing Strategies, Goals, and Objectives

§  Step five - Completing the Written Plan

§ Mission Statements

§ The Vision Statement

§  Key Definitions

§ Situation assessment and the business process flow analysis

§ Gathering perceptions about the organization

§ We've Got to Stop Meeting like This"

§ Gathering management and staff perceptions of the organization

§ Gathering external customer perceptions

§ Evaluation of products, services and process

§ Cost / benefit analysis of process, products, or services

§ Business process flow analysis BPFA - an introduction

§ A look at teams, leaders, and communication

§ Team member guidelines and contributing roles

§ Characteristics of effective and ineffective teams

§ Communicating in a team

§  Guidelines to questions which require:

§ Constructive Communication

§ Leadership: an Overview

§  What is leadership?

§ Styles of Leadership

§ Four leadership styles

§ Defining Behavior

§ Key concepts and innovations

§ Innovation and creativity in the strategic planning process

§ Remaining healthy and profitable

§ Creativity and innovation

§ Divergent and convergent thinking

§ Plus-delta-plus process

§ Pitfalls which hinder innovation

§ Tools and methods for problem solving and creative thinking

§ Assigning an effective facilitator

§ Adopting a parallel process

§ Defining the right problem

§ Pulling out ideas through brainstorming

§  Tools and techniques to go beyond brainstorming

§  Exercise - The Nine Sticks

§ Brainstorming a beneficial technique

§ Four basic "triggers" to be used

§  When to use which

§  Issues of the working environments

§  The nine dimensions of the working environment

§ Building the creative culture

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