Planning for Excellence
help in developing companies own Strategic Business Plan
Planning for Excellence is not a training course, but a vehicle which enables a team from a client company, guided by a Programme Director, to develop their own Strategic Business Plan for the group, company or division, thus providing a template for the future.
In short, it enables the decision making team to;
- Plan for the probable
- Provide contingency plans for the possible
- Prepare for the unexpected
In order to achieve excellence and success in today’s competitive business environment.
By the end of the programme the company or departmental management team will have;
- Established the strategic objectives of their business unit, together with their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
- Identified progressive strategies which will satisfy the financial requirements of the company.
- Develop an action plan based on the strategies which will become the blue print to further company and departmental development.
- Concepts in corporate planning (the building blocks)
Considers current objectives and strategies and their relevance to the future. Identifies the skills of the key people and the overall corporate structure.
- Managing Change (the utilities)
An examination of change agents and decision makers, motivation of staff, management of growth and promoting a climate of creativity.
- Planning techniques (the tools)
An insight into the BSG matrix, decision trees, forecasting and risk evaluation, investment appraisal and brain storming techniques.
- Blue print corporate planning (the design)
Explore the planning process; setting objective, SWOT analysis, selection of strategies. Considers organisational structure and communication of action plans.
- Implementation and review (the mortar)
Looks at the need for setting targets, for strategies and tactical plans, communicating and monitoring each stage of implementation and the use of objective measurement, for example financial statements and analysis. Ends with an overview of the importance of accurate and regular feedback.
The programme is designed to be completely participative, practical and confidential. Programme directors, while present formal sessions, will act as the coordinator. The team will develop individual divisional plans from information supplied by the company, which will be drawn together into a unified corporate plan.
Who should attend
Company directors, a divisional team of directors or departmental managers with corporate responsibility. The course is run in complete confidence enabling the delegates to derive or commence a corporate plan to be implemented in the real business environment.
3 consecutive days, residential.
Price on Application