Having a clear and practical organisational strategy is key to success for any organisation. It can help enhance performance and provide better and more efficient delivery of services.

This one-day highly interactive workshop will help your staff develop and implement your organisation’s strategic objectives.

Book this bespoke team course to de-mystify strategic thinking; understand the benefits of strategic analysis; learn how to communicate your strategy to secure senior buy-in; manage organisational and cultural change and gain tools to evaluate and monitor the outcome of your strategic objectives.

All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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What Exactly is Strategic Thinking?

  • What myths exist about ‘strategic thinking’? What is true?
  • What good examples of strategy have you seen and what made them good?
  • What is your strategic issue?

The Benefits of Strategic Analysis

  • External environment v. internal capability?
  • What external factors could help or hinder?
  • What possible scenarios do you need to be prepared for?

Effectively Communicate Your Strategy

  • Communicate strategy to key decision-makers to obtain senior level buy-in
  • Learn how to effectively pitch and position a strategic vision to colleagues though using tools and techniques for influencing
  • Persuasion will be looked at and applied to strategic implementation
  • Use stakeholder analysis to better engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Utilise management tools to identify how to best work with stakeholders to achieve strategic goals

Managing Organisational, Cultural, and Structural Change

  • Overcome obstacles to implementing strategic objectives
  • Consider how to adapt systems and processes to facilitate your aims using Johnson and Scholes Cultural Web
  • Identify the barriers to change using Force Field Analysis to work out the most suitable approach

Afternoon Break


Evaluating and Improving the Implementation Process

  • Evaluate and improve the implementation process
  • Adapt to deliver the outcomes of the plan
  • Bring together the 4 key themes you have learned during the day and develop a framework for strategic implementation to take back to your organisation