AMA: Moving from an Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader (2242)

AMA: Moving from an Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader (2242)

Overview

Duration : 2 Days

Learn to become an innovator, a persuasive player and a champion of strategic change. This seminar gives you the right practice to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. You'll conduct SWOT analysis, leverage key prospects for strategic opportunities and inspire risk taking and innovation. 
Make your mark. This training course gives you the skills to add value to your organization and move your team forward decisively.

Objectives

  • Inspire and direct your team to greater readiness and competitiveness
  • Use strategic thinking to add value to your organization by understanding the needs and expectations of your customers
  • Anticipate and innovate strategies to link strategic vision to core capabilities
  • Recognize opportunities to influence and create strategic alliances
  • Use strategic thinking to identify key strengths and weaknesses in your work group
  • Encourage and support risk taking and innovation at all levels
  • Develop persuasive skills to sell your strategic ideas

Course Outline

  • Developing and Balancing Operational and Strategic Management Skills
  • Establish a working definition of operational management
  • Explore the key attributes of today’s strategic leaders
  • Creating a Strategic Frame of Reference
  • Understand the key components of the strategic leadership model
  • Develop a strategic leader’s approach for your own work environment
  • Understanding Your Current Operational Mission: Your Team, Your Customers and Your Competitors
  • Strategic thinking: moving from a limited context to a broader view
  • Understand how to apply a SWOT analysis to your team
  • Create a mission statement defining the operational reality of your work group
  • Developing a Strategic Vision: Moving from What Is to What If
  • How to identify priority issues to create your strategic advantage
  • Encourage innovative solutions
  • Prepare a draft of a vision statement
  • Making Your Vision a Reality: Influencing Key Stakeholders
  • Develop their persuasive skills
  • Explore a range of options for influencing others
  • Your Personal Plan: Developing and Selling Your Vision of the Future
  • Communication strategies to sell your strategic plan
  • Conduct key conversations to encourage innovation and risk taking
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Course ID:
2242


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