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Basic Strategic Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors

Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Lagos Added at 13:25, 18 April 2017, Ad ID: 1001726858

₦ 35,000
Offer from Business

Attend the Basic Strategic Management to apply strategy planning processes at an organisational and department and identify strategic options for long term competitive advantage.
Course Content:
Fundamentals of Strategic Planning
Defining strategy
Components of strategy
Discovering why strategies fail
Clarifying your organisation’s mission, vision and core competencies
The benefits of strategic planning
The need for strategic planning
Assessing tools and processes for strategic planning
Developing the Strategy
Ensuring organisational capabilities are appropriate for the strategic environment
Analysing how competitive and other environmental factors shape strategy
Determining the impact of operating and remote environments
Assessing the external environment for individual departments
Identifying your customers and their needs
Assessing external forces
Analysing your operating and external environment
Initiating a SWOT analysis
Prioritising opportunities and threats
Categorising the external environment with checklists
Auditing internal capabilities
Identifying strengths by business function
Recognising vulnerabilities
Expanding the SWOT analysis
Identifying Strategic Options
Evaluating factors for choosing strategy
Mapping strategies to product or market life cycle
Aligning strategies with capabilities of the organisation
Choosing strategies to meet stakeholder expectations
Selecting appropriate strategic models
Identifying sources of competitive advantage
Implications of growth and diversification strategies
Global strategies for sourcing, operations and marketing
Formulating Your Strategic Plan
Considering strategic planning approaches
Issue-centric, Entrepreneurial and Holistic planning
Assessing organisational readiness
Building the plan
Key components of a strategic plan
Operationalising the strategic plan
Identifying opportunities with portfolio management and gap analysis techniques
Linking strategy to actions
Aligning strategy with six key organisational factors
Identifying gaps between current and needed capabilities
Establishing appropriate objectives and milestones
Managing culture, human resources, skills, processes and structure for strategy execution
Initiating programmes and projects for implementing strategy
Executing Your Strategy for Success
Managing stakeholder expectations
Establishing effective communication mechanisms
Aligning culture to strategic direction
Linking rewards to performance
Managing the inevitable change
Maximising results with applied processes
Connecting people to the execution of strategy
Establishing and maintaining communications
Designing effective information systems
Organising to execute in line with strategy
Monitoring and Controlling Implementation
Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Setting up metrics to measure performance
Monitoring progress with dashboards
Deploying Balanced Scorecards
Dimensions of strategic control
Detecting changes in assumptions
Coping with a dynamic environment
Adjusting for unanticipated events
Get the skills that propel you to the next level of success.
You will explore how to maintain technical expertise while demonstrating the right type of supervisory leadership. This seminar will give you the personal, interpersonal and group skills to be influential in one-on-one situations, facilitate group performance and become an effective leader.
How You Will Benefit
• Develop interpersonal skills that help you communicate, listen and handle conflicts in your supervisory role
• Become more effective at influencing others
• Accomplish goals and control outcomes when dealing with staff, peers, management and other departments
• Learn how to work with groups and teams to solve problems and accomplish projects
• Hold performance discussions that result in changed behavior and enhanced productivity
• Analyze your own style of behavior and recognize your strengths/weaknesses
What You Will Cover
• How to empower yourself and your staff
• What leadership is from the supervisor’s point of view
• How to build credibility and trust
• Analyzing e