Strategic Management in Disruptive Times Course

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1 19 - 20 Oct 2023 Please call us Register


Strategic management is critical to the development and growth of every organization. Senior executives tasked with this responsibility will recognize that successful execution of strategy requires the ability to navigate uncertainty, make timely decisions, and align strategy with the organization’s systems, people and culture.

This program is designed to help you expand your strategic mindset, acquire the skills needed to gain stakeholder buy-in, and translate strategy into value-driven decisions. Adopting a practical approach, it introduces relevant concepts, analytical tools, and their application to real-world problems in a variety of industries and contexts. You will emerge better equipped to tackle strategic initiatives, transform operating models, and drive change and innovation.


  • Learn to apply key analytical tools used in strategy formulation

  • Discover ways to facilitate communication and understanding of business strategies at all levels of the organisation

  • Understand how operations contribute to the competitiveness of the business

  • Gain insights on the best practices in strategy formulation and implementation

  • Be exposed to diverse perspectives and experiences from fellow business leaders


  • What is the firm’s strategy?

  • Goals, product-market focus, value proposition, core activities

  • Is the strategy working?

  • Performance: operating performance (financial, non-financial) and organizational health

  • Comparisons: over time and relative to industry

  • Does the strategy make sense? (Forward looking)

  • Internal analysis: Resources that support the strategy

  • External analysis: Factors determining industry profitability, Key success factors needed to succeed, macro forces driving industry change

  • Fit between elements of the strategy- where is the tension?

  • Basis for sustainable competitive advantage

  • If change is needed, how do I proceed?

  • Generate mutually exclusive alternatives

  • Choose an alternative and develop an action plan (Short-term and Long-term)

  • Developing the strategy

  • Effective decision making

  • Balancing capability and resources

  • Establishing strategic goals

  • Developing supporting strategies

  • The balanced scorecard

  • Evaluating strategies

  • Innovation and strategy

  • Redefining the organization

  • Challenging assumptions

  • Innovation regarding the customer, product and business model

  • Creating an innovative culture to create strategy

Who should attend

  • Managers

  • Corporate and business planners

  • Senior Staff of functional areas in marketing, operations and finance