Strategic Thinking for Operational Management

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Strategic Thinking for Operational Management

  • Format: Classroom
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Accredited: CPE, KHDA Certified training courses
Strategic Thinking for Operational Management


Date Venue Fee CPE Credit
Date: 08-12 Jul 2024
Venue: Dubai
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 04-08 Nov 2024
Venue: Dubai
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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This critical leadership program develops leaders to execute a best-in-class operations strategy that integrates the customer EXperience, enhances financial performance and strengthens competitive advantage. In a highly interactive and collaborative learning environment, you’ll learn how to adapt your operations to be flexibly agile to boost your firm’s overall performance. You’ll learn definitive frameworks and acquire tools for making operational design decisions that can increase productivity, mitigate risk, and maximize value creation.

Guided by industry expertise through an engaging blend of stimulating discussions, case studies and simulation exercises, you’ll learn leading-edge theories that can be practically implemented in your organization. You’ll leave equipped to lead positive operational changes, improve your organization’s performance and strengthen your competitive position.

Participants attending the Strategic Thinking for Operational Management training course will develop the following competencies:

  • Delivering business results that meet the expectations of a VUCA world
  • Being aware of the opportunities through challenges that will affect business results tomorrow
  • Harness effective communication strategies to carry a persuasive message across to others
  • Enable your team find innovative solutions to workplace challenges

This EuroMaTech training course aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives: 

  • Develop strategic-planning skills to be more forward-thinking in their everyday roles by identifying and leverage opportunities that are within their control
  • Become strategically agile and able to quickly respond to changes or trends
  • Better balance time, effort and focus between daily operational pressures and longer-term strategic initiatives
  • Attain more alignment and traction for overarching strategies that drive bottom-line results
  • Better analysis of the longer-term impact of decisions and plans


This training course is targeted at all levels and is appropriate for:

  • Formal and informal leaders at all levels and teams
  • Individual contributors who want to feel more engaged in achieving organizational results, broaden their perspective, and become more aware of the developments shaping their work so they can ignite positive change.
  • Enterprising professionals who wish to collaborate with other self-motivated individuals and value an exchange of diverse perspectives, to drive change
  • Emerging leaders who want to up-level their career trajectory and master the foundations of impactful leadership
Training methodology

This EuroMaTech training course will combine presentations with interactive practical and rich exercises, supported by video materials, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively with clear opportunities to apply the skills to real business issues; participants walk away from the program having created their own strategic initiative and execution plan.


This Strategic Thinking for Operational Management training course introduces participants to the specific skills and competencies needed to become strategically minded and forward-thinking so they can truly ignite positive change, develop greater foresight, and make a strategic contribution to the organization and its strategy.

Day 1 - Setting the Stage for Operational Excellence
  • Operational Management and Strategic Thinking
  • Value Creation as a Strategic Concept
  • External and Internal Analysis
  • Creating a Target for Future Success
  • Developing a Mission Statement
  • Encouraging Innovation in Your Team
  • Creating a Strategic Approach
Day 2 - Developing Operational and Strategic Management Competencies
  • Strategic Planning and Management V Operational Management
  • Exploring the Key Attributes of Today's Strategic Thinkers
  • Application of Operational Management and Strategic Thinking
  • Developing the Strategic Frame of Reference
  • Developing a Strategic Thinker's Approach
Day 3 - Your Team, Customers and Stakeholders
  • Clarifying the Purpose and Goal of Your Team
  • Developing a Vision and Mission Statement Defining the Operational Reality
  • Teamwork SWOT Analysis to Help You Understand Your Team, Your Customers, and Your Competitors
  • Developing Strategic Vision – Transformation for the Future of Work
  • Assessing Customer Wants V Needs and Managing Expectations
  • Determining Optimal Approaches for Developing Customer Insights
  • Using an Importance/Performance Matrix to Set Priorities
Day 4 - Making Vision a Reality : Effective Stakeholder Management
  • The Power of a Great Vision
  • Creating a Link Between the Organizational Vision and Your Mission
  • Developing Persuasive Skills to Sell Your Strategic Ideas
  • Exploring a Range of Options for Influencing Others
  • Assessing Your Ability to Encourage Innovation
  • Conducting Critical Conversations to Encourage Innovation in Your Group
Day 5 - Personal Plan : Developing and Selling your Vision of the Future
  • Completing a Strategic Frame of Reference for Your Team
  • Preparing to Communicate Strategically
  • Identifying and Practicing the Key Conversations You Intend to Have Upon Your Return to Work
  • Personal Action Plan
  • Summary and Review

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    EuroMaTech is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

    Euromatech is a Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) approved training institute in Dubai, licensed and approved to deliver training courses in the UAE.

    The KHDA is the regulatory authority in the UAE, that oversees administering, approving, supervising, and controlling the activities of various education providers in the UAE.  We are proud of our commitment to ensuring quality training courses and status as a KHDA-approved training provider.

    Taught by our team of highly qualified trainers, our KHDA approved training courses will provide you with an enriching learning experience and practical knowledge that will help you future-proof your career and support professional development within your organisation.

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