A clear Vision and Objectives are imperative for success. Attending this COPEX training course gives delegates insights into the development of SMART aims, which are a fundamental precursor to generating strategic and operational plans. Learning about strategic tools and techniques is not enough, delegates also learn how combining and applying tools helps managers make better decisions to gain competitive advantage, which in turn leads to successful business outcomes. Learn how human as well as situational factors affect decision making and how you can influence the outcomes. Combine the science of measurement with the psychology of employees to learn how to track performance and build a culture of organisational learning. Strategy is a complex subject, through a multi-faceted approach, you gain confidence both in contributing to the development of strategic plans and their successful implementation.
What are the Goals?
Attending this COPEX training course will give delegates an opportunity to:
Learn How to Contribute to Strategy Development: Visualising Potential Futures, Assessing Risk and Making Choices
Gain Competence in Using Tools to Assess Internal and External Forces Shaping the Future Options for your Business
Construct Non-linear Roadmaps with Learning Milestones in Support of Vision and Goals
Learn How Leaders’ Behaviours Impact Strategy Implementation
Gain Self-awareness in Decision-making Abilities and Leadership Styles
Who is this Training Course for?
This COPEX training course is designed for individuals who either currently hold or aspire to hold middle and senior management positions, who are responsible for contributing to the development of strategies and plans as well as their implementation. These include:
Directors and Senior Managers
Corporate Strategy, HR and other Functional Managers
Heads of Division
Heads of Department
Day One: Understanding the Strategic Environment
Understanding the impact of leadership competencies on company strategy
Recognizing and interpreting forces in the strategic environment
Understanding the importance of planned and creative approaches to strategy development
Recognizing organizational change readiness and strategic inflection points
Recognizing the impact of perceptions on strategic choices
Day Two: Understanding Strategic Models and Paradigms
The strategic journey – common models and frameworks to enable strategic choices
Developing a strategic roadmap
Understanding and leveraging strategic competences and skills
Case Study: managing well in an unpredictable environment
Recognizing and developing the characteristics of strategic agility
Day Three: Effective Strategic Implementation
Recognising the key challenges of strategy implementation
Understanding the impact of structures on organisational effectiveness
Using the 7S model to analyse organisational competence
Turning measurement into information to track performance and inform future strategy
Building learning organisations to support agility
Day Four: Strategic Leadership
Effective styles and practices of strategic leaders
Recognizing, analysing and developing the strategic leadership styles used by you and others
Great leaders inspire and motivate – do carrots and sticks work?
Develop your leadership toolkit by understanding motivation theories
Case Study: Practice your negotiation skills in complex circumstances
Day Five: Driving Strategic Performance & Success
More leadership styles: servant leadership and dispersed leadership
Understanding the human impact of change
Understanding employee engagement
Using communication media effectively
Achieving success through a dynamic equilibrium between compliance and innovation
COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course
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