Today, more than ever,
organisations must capitalise on a changing business environment, improve
effectiveness and overall productivity, formulate and implement a planning
process, and make better strategic decisions. Alpha's Strategic Planning training workshop will provide you with the
skills you need to create and develop an effective strategic plan that gives
specific direction and yet is flexible enough to change and modify.
of the key characteristics of high performance organisations and teams is they
have a clear picture of what they are trying to create together and are aligned
around it. A Strategic Plan communicates that vision to the stakeholders of the
organisation. Strategic planning determines where an organisation is going over
the next year or more, how it's going to get there and how it'll know if it got
there or not. Far more important than the strategic plan document, is the
planning process itself. In
Planning Skills give you a systems approach to visualising
your future. It shows how to plan and put plans to work improving morale and
productivity. The strategic planning system aligns long-range visions such as
mission statements with the essential levels of short-range functional targets.
The program is
designed to ensure every member of the company not only understands their role
in implementation but that they understand and are involved in both the
development and execution of the planning process.
Who should attend
This course is
designed for business professionals, executives and senior managers involved in
the planning and implementing process, and general managers who are responsible for
Why strategic planning is important?
Understanding the strategic planning
process and the phases of strategic planning.
Requirements for the strategic planning
Types of strategies – Horizontal and
Vertical Strategies. Cost, value, and differentiation strategies.
Planning Horizon and levels of planning.
Models of strategic planning process –
the 7S model, Blakerby model and Ashridge model.
The 10 Step model of strategic planning.
Preparation for strategic planning process
How to develop the organisation’s
Vision, Mission and Values
Strategic analysis methods and tools.
Forecasting and decision techniques
Formulating Goals and objectives
The planning process
The profile of an effective planning team
Identify threats to and opportunities for
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