Strategy Masterclass

Taking Your Knowledge of Strategy to a Higher Level

Course topic:

Leadership and Business

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This KC ACADEMY Strategy Masterclass training course is aimed at developing the knowledge and core competencies that experienced managers need in taking their part of their organisation to the next level of achievement.  It will demonstrate the process by which strategic management capability is developed.

This is a fast-paced KC ACADEMY training course that is based on leading-edge thinking and best practice in strategic management in the context of development of international operations.

This KC ACADEMY training course will feature:

  • Understanding the major dynamics and trends of the global economy
  • Learning how to deal with accelerating change and how to manage its impact
  • Dealing with the increasing complexity of organisational structures
  • Developing human resources for the new reality of 21st century business
  • Securing balance and alignment of resources in implementing business plans

Course details

By the end of this KC ACADEMY training course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate main international economic indicators
  • Contribute to strategy formulation and strategic management in their organisation
  • Develop high-performing individuals and teams
  • Understand and introduce the new organisational forms and structures
  • Develop their teams to think strategically about their personal roles

The training process is based on a carefully planned mix of (a) highly-focused instructor input - with practical illustration of techniques and concepts; (b) group work on small-scale case studies; (c) interaction and discussion of specific issues in business strategy; and (d) group work on larger case studies. The training course manual will serve as a toolkit for subsequent everyday use.

Above all, the principles and approaches to strategic management will be illustrated by reference to strategic decisions in real-life cases in which the instructor has been personally involved.

In sending delegates to this KC ACADEMY training seminar organisations will gain the following benefits:

  • Better strategic decision-making by high potential managers
  • Top executives having more confidence in decisions of its managers
  • An improved approach to planning at strategic and operational levels
  • Sharply focused views on change required for sustained success
  • More effective programme and project control by managers
  • Development of strategic thinking in all levels of the organisation

In attending this KC ACADEMY training seminar individual delegates will gain the following benefits:

  • Familiarisation with leading-edge strategic thinking
  • Confidence in developing strategic thinking skills of team members
  • Enhanced leadership performance
  • Improved team building ideas and capabilities
  • Identifying the best opportunities for profitable growth
  • Understanding how to prepare practical strategic plans

This KC ACADEMY Strategy Masterclass training course is appropriate for a wide range of delegates.  The main characteristics of delegates are as follows:

  • Proven career potential that now requires a high-level understanding of strategy
  • Significant top-level operational management experience in their organisations
  • Experienced specialists in corporate finance
  • Human resource managers who contribute to long-term staff development
  • Strong understanding of the basic principles of organisational design

Pre-requisites

This KC ACADEMY Strategy Masterclass training course will be presented at an advanced level.  Delegates will need to have had substantial senior management experience, including involvement in deciding the direction of their part of the organisation, if they are to understand and apply the material that is presented and thereby gain the full benefit from this KC ACADEMY training course.

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Coping with Change in the Business Environment
  • The Changing Economic Balance between the Developed and Developing World
  • Value Migration - what belongs where?
  • Competitive Advantage – The shift from product / service to the business model
  • Globalisation: Economics, Complexity, Strategic Choice, People Development
  • Dealing with risk - Risk Identification, Risk Analysis, Risk Management
DAY 2:
Supply Chain Dynamics and the Agile Organisation
  • Strategic Development - from a products to a logistics focus
  • Supply Chain Structures and Approaches as the Basis for Differentiation
  • Evaluating, Setting-up and Managing Collaborative Business relationships
  • Agility, Virtual Organisations and the “built to change” Model
  • Organisational Life-cycles and Organisational Innovation
DAY 3:
Core Competencies - Developing Key People
  • The Life-cycles of Core Competencies in the Modern Organisation
  • The Characteristics and Competencies of High-performing Teams
  • Teams and Work-groups - how to design and lead / manage them
  • The Strategic Manager as Mentor and Coach
  • Coping with Complexity and Uncertainty
DAY 4:
Leading-edge Tools and Techniques of Planning
  • The Principles of ‘dynamic alignment’ and Its Management Challenges
  • Planning in a 'built to change' Environment
  • Time Compression and Its Potential as a Differentiating Force
  • How to Link the Strategic Plan with Operational and Project Planning
  • Communication - The Starting Point of Sustainable High-performance
DAY 5:
Producing a Strategic Plan that Gets Implemented
  • Strategy and Plans for Transformational Change
  • The Planning Process - timing
  • The Planning Process - inputs and outputs
  • Managing and Monitoring the Implementation of the Plan
  • Final Questions and Answers and Deciding Personal follow-up Actions
  • Course Leader’s Summary and Overview of the Whole Course

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Online streaming
28 Aug-01 Sep 2023
Fee: $3,950
Munich
28 Aug-01 Sep 2023
Fee: $5,950
Amsterdam
25-29 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

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