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Business Strategy and Planning

New 6-hour course  |  6 CPD hours

£329 +VAT per person

£329 +VAT
per person

  • 4 & 5 December 2023
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Book
  • 5 & 6 June 2024
    1:45pm - 4:45pm
    Book
  • 26 & 27 November 2024
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Book

About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

Click here to view a sample of our online training

About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

Click here to view a sample of our online training

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Business Strategy and Planning

6-hour course

Course prices:

Online: £329 +VAT per person

Course overview

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail may sound like a cliché, but it is certainly the case that if your business does not have a clear strategy for the future, then failure may be a real prospect. Clear-sighted strategic planning can set the foundations for growth, prosperity and long-term success.

This highly interactive course will show you how to adopt an approach to strategic planning that is inclusive, creative, innovative and entrepreneurial. It will also explain how to account for external and wide-ranging factors, such as environmental or social, even if they cannot be foreseen.

Our expert presenter uses various engaging, interesting and challenging learning activities that will help you fully understand all aspects of the strategy planning lifecycle. He will give you the tools and checklists that can help you develop and refine your business strategy.  It is essential training for senior managers and directors that no serious business can afford to do without.

What will be covered?

The course addresses the critical areas of strategy and strategic planning including...

  • What strategy is and what it delivers
  • Strategic planning tools and challenges
  • Performing a strategic review
  • Strategy mapping and formulation
  • Making strategic decisions
  • Measuring strategy effectiveness

Who should attend?

  • Anyone in a senior position within the organisation, with a responsibility for strategic planning or business development
  • Any business owners or stakeholders with obligations to safeguard the future of their respective organisations
  • Anyone who wishes to understand the strategic planning process to improve their own learning or career

What you will learn

The course will answer the following questions.

  • How is strategy defined?
  • How can we recognise when a successful strategy has been deliberately applied and learn from it?
  • What is the role of the board regarding organisational strategy?
  • What does strategy deliver?
  • How does the vision, purpose and values of an organisation inform strategic development, if at all?
  • What are the differences between strategic and tactical approaches?
  • What are the common challenges to creating a successful strategy?
  • Individually or collectively, who is accountable for delivering the business strategy?
  • What are the 3 key steps to strategic planning?
  • What are the principal drivers of strategic formulation?
  • What are the 3 main triggers to a strategic review?
  • What useful frameworks and tools are available to aid strategic thinking?
  • How can you overcome decision making bias?
  • How do you measure strategic effectiveness?
  • What is a strategy map and how do you use it?

Extra benefits

  • course pack containing the information presented on the day
  • A checklist for perfecting your business strategy
  • certificate of attendance

Course presenters

  • David Joel

    David is a Chartered Director and has been facilitating, delivering and mentoring at senior management and director level for the last ten years in both the public and private sectors. He has also provided training and consultancy services to the Institute of Directors for 11 years and has broad practical experience of business change management and in mergers and acquisition.

Course dates

Online course dates

  • 4 & 5 December 2023 | 2:00pm-5:00pm Book
  • 5 & 6 June 2024 | 1:45pm-4:45pm Book
  • 26 & 27 November 2024 | 9:30am-12:30pm Book