Facilitator

Piet Beukman

Description

Strategy is a much abused term in many circles, with research showing that only 10% of what is popularly regarded as 'strategy' is ever implemented. The field is awash with jargon and complex processes where impressive sounding strategies are developed and then left to chance.

Good strategy will provide a game plan that will give your business a winning edge. But to do that, one needs an understanding of what strategy really is and also what it is not. This masterclass presents an overview of how strategy can provide you with a winning edge.

This masterclass presents an overview of how strategy can provide you with a winning edge. It will peel away the myths and misconceptions that have developed about strategy in business – no buzzwords, no fluff, just some feet on the ground advice to gain an edge and win at your game, or for some, to at least survive against the odds.

Learning Outcomes

Your participation in this masterclass will help you to gain an understanding of:

  • how strategy is used to gain competitive advantage or to survive
  • the essential components of strategy and its formulation as a falsifiable hypothesis – “if we do A, we expect B” under conditions of uncertainty
  • how a working strategy is formulated in terms of executable actions or projects. 

Content

  • The aims of strategy – advantage or relevance
  • The need for capability to gain an advantage
  • The nature of strategy – a journey
  • The strategy formulation process
  • Defining executable actions that support a strategy

Contact Us

0508 ODI ODI  (0508 634 634)
03 943 2373

info@odi.org.nz

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