Managing an organization/institution requires strategic thinking and decision making. Strategic thinking and decision making implies considering factors within the organization, as well as those existing in the external environment within which the organization operates. Strategic issues are characterized by:
A holistic approach;
This workshop provides the knowledge and skills required to, not only think strategically, but also formulate plans which are issue focused.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Senior managers in private sector and public sector organizations, as well as in non-government and other civic organizations, who are involved in high level decision making, planning and policy formulation.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Review organization’s mission, vision and core values
• Analyze opportunities and challenges in the organization’s external environment;
• Identify key competencies of the organization;
• Determine areas/aspects of the organization that require improvement;
• Identify organization’s strategic options for sustainable growth;
• Analyze, and propose improvements in the organization’s current strategic plan.
• Current issues in strategic thinking, strategic decision making, and strategic planning and control;
• Analysis of organization’s capacity;
• Analysis of opportunities and challenges in the organization’s external environment;
• Strategy formulation;
• Strategy implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
• Framework for strategic planning.