Leading Strategy into Action (OC)

In the day-to-day activity of running a business, leaders and managers often overlook the importance of a clearly defined and executable strategy as a critical component to business success. This one-day session (delivered in two segments)  links leadership “best practice” to the successful implementation of business strategy. This live virtual session will be delivered as a two-segment session. (Jan 11 & 12, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm each day).

OBJECTIVE:
In the day-to-day activity of running a business, leaders and managers often overlook the importance of a clearly defined and executable strategy as a critical component to business success. This one-day session links leadership “best practice” to the successful implementation of business strategy. It provides tools and techniques to help communicate the key strategic imperatives of a business, align daily decisions with the business strategy, examine the repercussions of failing to follow the strategy and explore the link between strategy implementation and the overall success of a business. The Strategic Leadership Process - a framework for leading strategy into action - is introduced.  Participants will also develop a Strategic Implementation Plan.

WHO WILL BENEFIT:

Everyone

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • define the strategic imperative of their business and align local business unit or department strategy with the business strategy,
  • assess the impact of management decisions on value disciplines,
  • align strategy with business 'core values',
  • align work environment, talent, management practices, business interactions with strategy,
  • implement the Strategic Leadership Process,
  • facilitate change in practices and business structure that best support the strategy,
  • understand the inter-relationship between leadership and strategy implementation, and
  • enable people to support the business strategy.

Delivered in an on-line environment using a range of virtual learning tools, this course will offer an opportunity for participants to understand and develop:

Performance Management, Vision and Change

  • Shared Core Values
  • Competitive business strategy
  • Business structures, efficiencies, technology, capabilities and core competencies
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Culture and communication - shared values, organizational communication
  • Business performance 

Value Discipline Principles

  •  Three focus disciplines to create value for the business customer relationship ;  infrastructure management;  service/product innovation

Strategic Execution and Alignment

  •  How leaders facilitate strategic action
  • Alignment process
  • Influence mechanism: activators, enablers, re-enforcers

Strategic Leadership Process

  •  Vision, strategy, commitment, action, continuous improvement 

Action Planning

COURSE LEADER: SHAWN IRELAND, Ed.D

When
1/11/2022 8:30 AM - 1/12/2022 12:00 PM
Canada Central Standard Time

Personal Passport Eligibility

Corporate Passport Eligibility

 

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