This Certificate in Strategy online training course will show you how to provide your organisation with a clear vision and long-term plans that will help it move in that direction. It will take you, step-by-step through a systematic approach to focus on the future; provide a clear vision of where the organisation is going and the route it is going to follow to get there, then track and measure the organisation’s progress to achieving it. The whole approach delivers an aligned organisation with every role working together towards the same goal.
The focus is on how to develop strategic business plans then put them into action. You will discover how to align the organisation with the strategy by engaging with stakeholders, delegating to others, measuring progress, and making tactical adjustments along the way. It also explains effective ways of evaluating how well strategic objectives have been achieved, learning lessons, recognising success and the contributions of individuals.
This Oxford Management Certification online training course will highlight:
Principles and Methods of Strategic Management and Business Planning
Communicating the Plan to Ensure Understanding, Commitment and Accountability
How to Evaluate and Review Implementation of and Performance against Plan?
The Importance of Creativity and Innovation in Strategic Management
How to Assess and Manage Strategic Risk?
At the end of this Certificate in Strategy online training Course, you will learn to:
Establish a clear, achievable and compelling vision
Develop strategic objectives aligned with this vision
Balance strategic risk with desired outcomes
Select the vital few measures to measure implementation
Evaluate variances from your plan and the reasons
This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training Course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.
What will your organisation gain from employees completing this Certificate in Strategy online training course?
Ability to make more informed contributions to strategic plans
Greater awareness of how they can contribute to achieving the strategic objectives
Better able to understand and act on performance measures
More effective use of the resources required to achieve the strategic objectives
Business plans that are consistent with the organisation's overall vision and objectives
Increased acceptance of responsibility for the achievement of strategic objectives
Participants will be able to further develop their personal management skills by being:
More aware of the factors that will influence strategic decisions
More knowledgeable about types of businesses, and business structures, in general
More knowledgeable about their own organisation’s strategic challenges and opportunities
More confident in providing strategic input in a wider range of situations
Able to recognise how various types of strategic initiative are translated into operational plans
Able to take on higher level, more responsible, roles in the organisation
Who should attend?
This Oxford Management Centre online training course is suitable to a wide range of managers in operational, functional and support areas in private sector companies, charities, public sector organisations, local authorities, and central government ministries. It can apply to an overall organisation or a significant operating unit, with some autonomy, within a larger organization:
Executives responsible for strategy, marketing, research, operations, HR, finance, etc.
Line and Functional Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors
Strategic Managers who want to assess their current approach to strategy
Operational Managers who are looking to take on more strategic responsibilities
What is Strategy? Understanding The Bigger Picture
Principles of Strategic Management and Business Planning
The Scope of A Strategic Business Plan
Creativity and Innovation in Strategic Management
The Importance of Consulting with Colleagues and other Stakeholders
Principles and Methods of Delegation
Develop A Strategic Business Plan For Your Organisation
Strategic Analysis of Your Environment
Industry Analysis Tools and Techniques
Tracking Market Developments
Understanding Your Organisation's Ability to Respond to Market Opportunities and Threats
Strategic Fit of Your Organisation’s Structure, Business Processes and Culture
Generating, Prioritizing and Selecting Strategic Options
How to Ensure Strategic Alignment
Principles of Strategic Alignment
A Strategic Management System
Developing A Strategy Map
Alternatives to The Strategy Map
Advantages and Disadvantages of The Balanced Scorecard
Total Strategic Alignment
How to Implement and Evaluate Strategic Business Plans
Stakeholder Analysis and Communication
Allocating People and Resources to The Plan
Evaluating and Improving Performance against Plan
How to Assess and Manage Risk
Performance Measurement and Management
Putting the Strategic Business Plan into Action
Communicating Strategy to Align Your Organisation
Gaining Commitment to, and Responsibility for, The Strategy
Effective Implementation - Converting Strategic Plans into Tangible Results
Linking Operational Plans with Strategic Objectives
Personal Goals, Plans and Commitment to Act
Oxford Management Centre e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.
All Training Courses delivered by Oxford Management by default are eligible for CPE Credit.