|Course Methods:||Distance-learning (Self-study) via email|
|Course Venue:||Online courseware download|
|Course Dates:||Open registration (Flexible Dates)|
|Course Duration:||Self-paced (~ 2 to 4 weeks)|
|Group Discounts:||10% for 2 delegates. 15% for 3 or more delegates. Valid only for Las Vegas venue.|
|Other Course Options:||Strategic Management Course - Accelerated Workshop $5,999|
|Training Advantage:||Client Testimonials. Training Excellence. CEO Club|
CEO's Leadership Team: senior level managers including general managers, business unit managers, finance managers, accounting managers, operations managers, human resources managers, marketing managers, sales managers, project managers, entrepreneurs, and business consultants
Note: This training course is designed for government and corporate professionals. We do not accept students seeking initial employment, postsecondary education or initial licensing programs
Provide 360 degree view of the strategic management function to identify potential management blind spots and improvement areas
Review the strategic management analysis frameworks, decision making models and best practices in the formulation and implementation of successful business strategies
Offer experiential analysis of the challenges of CEOs and their executive teams in implementing the business strategies
Discuss strategy insights from the world's most successful CEOs and business strategists
Examine how firms compete
Offer work-based projects to help delegates develop practical strategic initiatives based on their unique set of issues, resources and business environment
Provide the "know-how" to plan, implement and monitor strategy execution using performance measurement systems
Understand the resources, capabilities, and core competences that make a company successful in developing and sustaining a competitive advantage
Identify the challenges of designing and implementing strategic change
Develop the core business strategy management skills and competencies. The core competencies include business strategy knowledge, planning, control, problem-solving and communication.
Experiential action learning
25%-50% theory and 50-75% experiential project work
The development and evaluation of management skills are based on KASAC training model
Top CEO Strategy Questions
Business Strategy Management
Strategy Analysis Tools
Strategy Formulation Tools
Strategy Implementation Tools
Strategic Management Best Practices
CEO's Top Strategy Questions. CEO's Strategic Management Challenges. Strategic Planning. Strategy Best Practices and Pitfalls. Business Strategy Toolkit. Strategy Formulation. Strategy Implementation and Strategy Evaluation Framework.
Critical analysis of the applications and limitations of popular strategic management practices, models and frameworks, including: Harvard Balanced Scorecard (Kaplan & Norton). Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Matrix. Portfolio Analysis (Cash Cows, Dogs, Question Marks, Stars) & (Divest, Invest, Build and Harvest). Strategic Stretch vs. Strategic Fit. Cost/Benefit Analysis (CBA). Value Chain Analysis (VCA). Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis. Competitive Benchmarking. Product Life Cycle (PLC). Critical Success Factors (CSF). Game Theory. Nash Equilibrium. Scenario Planning. Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Sustainable Competitive Advantage. Risk Management. Trends Probability and Impact. Organization Design. Organizational lifecycle. Strategic Business Units (SBU). Change Management. Natural Law. Gap Analysis. Business Drivers. Environment Scanning. Political, Economic, Social and Technology (PEST) Analysis. Industry Attractiveness. Industry Structure. Introduction Strategies. Growth Strategies. Maturity Strategies. Decline Strategies. Exit Strategies. Industry Rivalry. Entry Threats. Supplier Power. Buyer Power. Threat of Substitutes. Competitive Intelligence. Strategic Group Matrix. Competitive Positions. Sources of Competitive Information. Competitor Profiling. Strategic Planning Framework. Co-opetition. McKinsey’s 7-S Strategy Framework. Decision Trees. Growth Vector Analysis (GVA). Profit Impact of Market Strategy (PIMS). Experience Curve Strategy. McKinsey G.E. Business Screen. Governance. Strategic Alignment. Hierarchy of Objectives. Performance Control System (PCS). Stakeholder Analysis. Power and Politics. Organization & System Design. Business Model. Pareto 80/20. Sustainable Competitive Advantage. 3C's Model Strategic Triangle (Ohmae). 7 Ps (Booms Bitner). ADL Strategic Condition Matrix (Arthur D. Little). Product/Market Grid (Ansoff). Innovation as Blue Ocean Strategy (Kim & Maubourgne). Core Competence (Hamel, Prahalad), Marketing Mix 4P's. Strategic Intent (Hamel & Prahalad). Strategic Stakeholder Management. Business Strategy Best Practices
How to formulate and implement a comprehensive and integrated set of decisions that achieves business goals
How to conduct industry and competitive analysis and how to identify the forces and dynamics of business competition
How to balance the opportunities and risks associated with dynamic and uncertain changes in industry attractiveness and competitive position
The Institute's strategic management courseware includes the following:
Participant's coursework and assessment project guide
Executive summary of the subject matter:
Summary of essential concepts and business strategy best practices
Examples and case studies
Business strategy management toolkit (management frameworks, decision models, checklists, etc.)
Experiential work-based assessment project
Online resources for the completion of the experiential assessment project
Performance will be evaluated on the basis of individual or team project deliverables
Candidates can complete customized experiential work-based projects such as developing a relevant analysis document, management strategy, action plan or a senior management presentation
The course advisor will review the deliverables and provide improvement feedback
The evaluation is a form of management consulting and experiential coaching for performance improvement
From our experience, success in distance learning requires a well-organized person who has good English language skills, is comfortable with online technologies and used to self-study and research methods
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