TURN YOUR ANALYSIS INTO ACTIONABLE STRATEGIES

TURN YOUR ANALYSIS INTO ACTIONABLE STRATEGIES

SYNOPSIS

Effective strategy formulation skills are highly prized in corporate leaders and they are absolute essential to success during hard times. To turn your analysis into strategy and ultimate results, your team need to develop and effectively implement both operational and business strategic plans. It is a dynamic process where it demands your team to know precisely where you are and where you are heading to at uncertain and complicated times.  Global connectivity, smart machines, new media and the evolution of governance are just some of the key drivers reshaping the expectations of all stakeholders. The key drivers will affect every stage of your business.

This course will take you through from analysis to the strategic planning process with appropriate useful tools, techniques, ideas and mindset for every stage of your business, (5S, Survival, Stable, Success, Significance and Sustainable). To play a critical and strategic role in bringing the needed sustainability is not easy but not impossible.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Over the two days you will cover the following:
  • What it takes to be strategic plan based on your honest analysis;
  • What the organizational decision makers are looking for;
  • How you can provide management with the daily performance information needed to support continuous improvement to your organization;
  • How you can apply the tools and techniques to provide real-time quantitative insights to the performance of business processes;
  • Why the unprecedented pressure to boost efficiency and using leverage to overcome your weaknesses;
  • How to cultivate a mindset of continuous improvement and unleash your potential using holistic approach
  • How to turn threats into opportunities;
  • How to turn impossible into possible;
  • How to use the metric to shape behaviour;
  • How to make real improvement by aligning operations to your vision and mission
COURSE METHODOLOGY

This workshop will be conducted through lectures, discussions, real cases, articles, games, exercises and video presentation. The methodology built in this workshop will help participants to understand and develop strategic planning skills and to apply what they have learned on a real-life work environment enabling organizations to obtain value for money.

COURSE OUTLINE


Day I
Icebreaker

MODULE: 1
Analysis method

Introduction
What is the use of analysis?
Types of analysis
Honestly assess your current business’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in your business

MODULE: 2
Setting Strategic Direction

Where you are heading to
Your Mission?
Your Vision?
Your Operational and Strategic Plans?
What’s the link and relationship between all these key ingredients?

Deliver Organizational results through 4Ds

What are 4Ds?
Define Vision, Mission, Value and Strategy
Direct Team & Resources
Develop Team & Individual
How these 4Ds are being employed through People & Process to Deliver the Desired Result?
What are the 5 steps approaches?
What are the factors that caused the strategy to fail?

MODULE: 3
Holistic Approach

What is Actionable strategy?
How should business approach their actionable strategies?
What are the attributes of a Good Planning Framework?
What is PDCA and how to use them?
What are the steps in Strategic Planning and Management?
Understand the differences between capabilities and competencies

Direct, drive and deliver Value creation through 5Rs


What are 5Rs?
How those 5Rs being employed through the Implementation?

Exercise


MODULE: 4

Developing and Effective Implementing of Strategic Plans

Excellent analytical skills in terms of financial, market, statistical and sophisticated modelling techniques
Use of multi-discipline team approach
To integrate inputs from diverse sources
Back by strong commercial acumen characterised by strong product, process and market knowledge
Adopt best practices
How to apply new strategic tools to create value for the company by looking beyond financial statements
How to effectively employ the new strategic tools and technique? 
Games
Sum up / Q & A / Discussion


Day II

MODULE: 5
Measuring and Managing the Leading Performance Indicators

Back to Basics
What are the lagging and leading indicators?
What are the 4M?
How do they work?
Metric measurements, how to develop and use them?

Games

MODULE: 6
The Big Picture of Business

Various definition of the big picture
What is business acumen?
3 Strategies to develop business acumen
Discussion
What methods have you employed to develop your business acumen?

Video/ Games

MODULE: 7
Key Challenges and Opportunities

The Rise of complex challenges                       
Change is certain & how to embrace change mind-set? Discussion
What are the Steps to Successful Change?

Games / Exercise

How to reinvigorate growth and prosperity through 4 Vs?
What are 4Vs?
The relationship between Vision, Values, Voice and Virtue
Why and how to focus on new opportunities & priorities
How to learn, Unlearn and relearn

MODULE: 8
Focus Area & Priorities

Higher order thinking skill;
Challenge Mastery and to have breakthrough results
How to use Creative Visualization to accelerate your journey
Understand the true key drivers

Games

Sum Up/ Q & A

Key take-back messages


END OF DAY 2