Leading and Managing Through Strategic Planning and Innovation

Leading and Managing Through Strategic Planning and Innovation

Course Description

Leading And Managing Through Strategic Planning And Innovation is a comprehensive 3-day training course suitable for strategic leaders and first-line professionals. It addresses how strategies are developed in a complex, dynamic environment and how they are then communicated and implemented to achieve business results. This course will also focus on innovating and planning. At the same time, it drills deeper into human and organizational factors needed for effective problem solving and teamwork, leading to sound strategy implementation. Business sustainability and success require transparent decision-making and strong leadership.

The training course will also present linear and creative approaches to strategy development and allow delegates to enhance key leadership skills. Leading And Managing Through Strategic Planning And Innovation gives delegates a sound understanding of strategy and planning principles. It is also recommended that strategic leaders attend this course.

The Structure

This comprehensive training course consists of two segments:
Module 1 – Strategic Planning, Development & Implementation: Excellence and Innovation in Strategic Planning
Module 2 – Smart Leadership

This training course is for individuals who either currently hold or aspire to hold middle and senior management positions. It is also an excellent course for those responsible for contributing to the development of strategies and plans. Ultimately, as well as those who are part of the implementation. These include:

  • Directors and senior managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Corporate strategy, HR, and other functional managers
  • Heads of Division
  • Heads of Department

Course Objectives

Leadership Training – Day 1
  • Understand the role of a leader, their traits, how are they different from a manager
  • Look beyond the common leadership stereotypes
  • Learn how your personality traits interact with your leadership styles
  • Understand what Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EI) is and choose the best approach
  • Understand and Apply Situational Leadership
  • Understand and apply the five practices of exemplary leadership
  • Increase the performance of your team by developing team spirit
Leadership Training – Day 2
  • Get the most out of your team by understanding the generational differences
  • Influence with passion and empower others to act by using rapport-building techniques
  • Use creative problem-solving & decision-making methods
  • Improve your coaching and mentoring skills
  • Give feedback to inspire greater performance with engagement and buy-in
  • Identify and apply strategies to manage underperforming members of the team

Course Modules

  • Use strategy language sufficiently to communicate effectively with managers and staff
  • Recognize that ‘doing nothing is not a sound strategic option. External and internal factors demand response, and change is inevitable
  • Learn which tools to use for evaluating internal capabilities and external opportunities and threats, e.g., scenarios, PESTLE, 7S framework, SWOT
  • Developing an understanding of the environment needed for leaders to support creativity and innovation
  • Developing leadership skills to support strategic agility
  • Learn the importance of managers’ helicopter qualities – the ability to “zoom in, zoom out” to make sound strategic decisions
  • Learn how different organizational structures can impact effective implementation
  • Use the balanced scorecard to select the most relevant Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators
  • Recognize which leadership capabilities are needed for strategy implementation and review your capabilities
  • Learn how culture and practice lead to employee engagement; the importance of reward and recognition
  • Learning how to drive strategic success by setting a clear and consistent path and understanding people’s reactions to change

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