Ref Dates Venue Fees CPE Credits Registrations
MG208 05 - 16 Nov 2018 Marrakech US$11,000 60 Register
MG208 03 - 14 Dec 2018 Colombo US$11,000 60 Register
MG208 21 Jan - 01 Feb 2019 London US$11,900 60 Register
MG208 29 Jul - 09 Aug 2019 Orlando US$13,900 60 Register
MG208 04 - 15 Nov 2019 Marrakech US$11,900 60 Register
MG208 02 - 13 Dec 2019 Colombo US$11,900 60 Register
INTRODUCTION

In these turbulent times, leaders need to focus on what will drive their business enterprise through the obstacles of success. This Art of Strategic Management and Leadership training course offers solutions to any leader who must continue to deal with the economy and make smart decisions about such important elements as new business strategies, succession planning and the use of intellectual capital to sustain and grow their business.

The Art of Strategic Management and Leadership training course begins with a week on Strategic Management, which develops the skills behind strategic thinking and developing good strategies to support the strategic planning function.  This training course looks at many contemporary theories that focus on the best approaches to take to use resources wisely to stay the course of continuous improvement.

Week two of this EuroMaTech training course focuses on The Art of Leadership and on how a leader takes on the responsibilities of implementing new strategies and developing their human assets to support the enterprise.  This training course goes deep into the heart of a true leader and helps any leader/manager understand what makes an effective leader in the modern organization.  This training course is the catalyst behind what makes a successful strategic plan work in the real world.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Suitable for any professional who is engaged in the functions of strategic planning, developing new strategies of how to use their resources wisely, or leading the changes required to make their organization a success

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
  • Expand your understanding of how Strategic Thinking has developed and is used by managers and leaders
  • Develop an understanding or the process of Strategy Formation and Implementation within any organization
  • Link the Strategy of a firm with the Desired Outcomes of Revenues, Profits, and Growth through Value Creation and Market Focus
  • Recognize factors that require change in your organization and how to lead the changes in your business unit
  • Demonstrate the leadership core skills of Communication and Inspiration; Systems Thinking and Emotional Intelligence
  • Use personal influence and develop political savvy to network and influence people effectively
  • Apply a change management model for communicating and implementing change
  • Tap into and “inner power” to gain self confidence and strength
  • Get the most productivity out of each employee
TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The Art of Strategic Management and Leadership training course is an interactive mixture of lecture, discussion groups, team activities and practice on various case studies and video sequences.  It provides the latest instructional technologies to enable the delegate to learn and apply the skills and techniques used in the training course.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY
  • Understand the process of formulating, planning and implementing strategy
  • Develop strategic thinking skills
  • Develop essential leadership qualities to enable growth and capacity to lead
  • Build a following by Building Trust
  • How to Inspire people into productive contributors
  • The ability to persuade other people to change
  • Insight into your own Leadership Style
  • Relate action plans to strategic initiatives and individual performance
  • Create conditions that foster Achievement of Strategic Initiatives within the organisation when strategy changes
  • Recognize and communicate to others the drivers for strategic change within your organization
PROGRAM OUTLINE
Day 1 - STRATEGY CONCEPTS
  • Recognise how strategic thinking has developed and how it influences strategies within your organisation
  • Understand the importance of vision and values to communicating strategy in organisations
  • Identify the key strategies for every organisation
  • Distinguish between the process of creating strategy and the content of strategy
Day 2 - THE EVOLUTION OF STRATEGIC PLANNING AND STRATEGIC THINKING
  • Follow the progression of strategic thinking in business, anticipate where strategy may next develop
  • Identify the different conceptual frameworks from which strategic thinking has developed and identify which are active in your organisation
  • Recognise the commonalities that exist in different approaches to developing and implementing a strategy
  • Articulate the conceptual framework of strategy that your organisation uses today
Day 3 - A PROCESS FOR CREATING AND UPDATING STRATEGY
  • Recognise different approaches to creating and updating strategy within an organisation
  • Identify the applicability of a particular approach with the characteristics of a firm and of the environment the firm faces
  • Match different processes to specific issues or situations that could develop in your firm
  • Strategy in the organisation
    • Connect the relationship between strategy formation and implementation and day-to-day activities
    • Recognise how strategy is created and implemented at multiple levels of the organisation
Day 4 - STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH, PROFITABILITY AND VALUE CREATION
  • Articulate the link between growth and profitability in public and private sector organisations
  • Understand the key factors that make the difference between strategic success and failure
  • Relate Action Plans to strategic initiatives and individual performance
  • Create conditions that foster achievement of strategic initiatives within the firm when strategy changes
  • Recognise and communicate to others the drivers for strategic change within your organisation
  • Use insights from past experiences with business and personal change to support the process of strategic change in your company
Day 5 - ENGAGING YOUR ORGANISATION IN STRATEGIC THINKING
  • Ask strategic questions that relate your work to the organisation’s direction and strategic initiatives
  • Formulate strategic hypotheses that suggest directions for the firm to consider
  • Explore the strategic conversations you want to have when you return to your workplace
Day 6 - LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCE: WHAT DO THEY MEAN?
  • The challenge to lead in today’s modern organization
  • Lessons learned from powerful leaders of the past and present
  • The changing role, responsibilities and nature of Leadership and the new skills needed for today and tomorrow.
  • Leadership styles in modern organisations – including your organisation
  • The influence of followers on leadership
  • Leadership models, methods and theories – over of the most popular schools of thought
  • Self-assessment: Leadership Behaviours – defining your strength’s and areas to develop
  • Three Lenses of Leadership
Day 7 - HOW A LEADER LEADS FROM IDEAS, PROBLEM-SOLVING, PLANNING AND PERSONAL POWER
  • Ways to increase self-knowledge and self-reflection
  • Understand how you think and becoming a “Systems Thinker”
  • The character of a leader and how leadership from within and using this to create an environment of leadership
  • Thinking outside the box – left/right brain thinking and using the six hats technique
  • Finding creative solutions using creativity tools such as brainstorming, reverse brainstorming, Imagineering and mind mapping
  • How to evaluate and select the best solution using formal analysis tools such as Pro’s and Con’s, Force field analysis, Cost/Benefit Analysis and Feasibility/Capability Analysis
Day 8 - HOW A LEADER BUILDS TRUST AND FOLLOWERS
  • What is trust and the benefits of a high trust environment
  • How trust produces the competitive edge and leads to increase in performance and results
  • Group influence, political savvy and effective Interpersonal Influence
  • Emotional intelligence applied to leadership
  • Coaching, delegation and reverse delegation for empowerment, people development and managing your own time and results
  • Negotiating agreement using proven principles of effective negotiation
Day 9 - HOW A LEADER USES COMMUNICATION TO GAIN INFLUENCE
  • The Art of Communication as a leader – in conversation, coaching, delegating, when writing and online.
  • Building your skills as an effective communicator though engaging presentation and public speaking skills
  • Successful coaching and reverse delegation
  • The power of Vision, mission, purpose and goals
  • Using language a word pictures to demonstrate your vision
  • John Kotters Change management theory in practice
Day 10 - HOW A LEADER INFLUENCES PEOPLE
  • The Motivating Leader
  • How a Leader motivates themselves and others
  • The need for achievement, power and affiliation
  • Expectancy theory and motivation
  • How a leader Creates an environment for self-motivation
  • Personal Roadmap to Leadership
  • Review of learning points
VAT Announcement: The Government of UAE have introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services from 01-January-2018. In compliance with the legislation issued by the UAE Government, we will be applying a 5% VAT on the fees for all our programs and services offered from January 2018 as applicable and stipulated in the FTA circulars.

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