Strategy: stage 1
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CSTR02
Duration: 1 session
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What is the course about?
In this course you will learn the main principles of strategic planning and strategic decision making process for any kind of organisation. You will define the strategic environment and set a direction by creating and articulating organisation vision, mission, goals and business strategies. You will learn to prioritise initiatives and avoid common pitfalls. The course suits anyone who works or would like to work in business management.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• Strategic planning principles
• Running a strategic planning process
• SWOT analysis
• Vision & mission statements
• Core competencies
• Main strategies
• Establishing priorities
• Avoiding common pitfalls.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Run a strategic planning process
• Analyse the market and define the strategic environment
• Create focus to the organization efforts
• Set the company direction
• Compare tactical and strategic decisions
• Establish priorities
• Plan to avoid pitfalls.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is suitable for aspiring and professional business managers, start-up and small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing managers and other professionals that want or need to understand how to run a strategic planning process within a company.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is a one day course. You will be taught by presentations, discussions and exercises.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Strategy: intermediate, Introduction to project management, Project management using Microsoft Project.
Nick is a qualified Chartered Accountant and finance professional based in the City. He has worked for a range of organisations within the Education, Aviation, Healthcare and Banking sectors. A Business and Technology Tutor since 2017, Nick has also delivered internal training for finance and non-finance professionals. He believes in active student participation with courses carefully designed for immediate use and application within the workplace. With an inclusive, discursive style of delivery, Nick has a focus on developing long term career skills
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.