Strategic Thinking for Senior Executives

Strategic thinking is an essential core skill for Senior Executives, as establishing a culture of innovation and developing positive future outcomes requires those overseeing or accountable to projects to think strategically and anticipate change.

This course is designed to offer delegates the chance to explore the concept of strategic thinking and practise using the different tools that would enable them to think tactically in the face of various possible futures.

Strategic Thinking for Senior Executives is a course that aims to encourage collaboration between those in similar roles, featuring in our Leadership and Management series. At Civil Service College, we pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.  


Key features:

  • How to analyse the external and internal environment, and combining the two analyses to identify the organisation's strategic ideal
  • Strategic development: option generation and analysis
  • Strategic deployment: turning plans into action
  • Overcoming resistance to change.

Designed for:

This course is suitable for senior managers and Senior Executives who need to think strategically at policy, operational or organisational level.


Learning outcomes:

Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills to enable them to more effectively anticipate, plan for and manage change and transformation, as well as to seek innovation and develop different options for the delivery of organisational objectives.

Summary

Duration

10:00 - 16:00

Price

£595 + VAT

Location

St James’s Park, London

Dates

25 March 2020 Book8

13 August 2020 Book8

10 November 2020 Book8

Lead Trainer

Ann Hall

Ann Hall

Ann is currently a trainer at Civil Service College. Her previous roles include Director of Studies at RIPA International and Senior Learning and Development Consultant at The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Ann Hall

Ann Hall

Ann is currently a trainer at Civil Service College. Her previous roles include Director of Studies at RIPA International and Senior Learning and Development Consultant at The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Ann has worked at RIPA International as Director of Studies. In this role she was responsible for the design and delivery of all HR, management, and leadership programmes for Senior Overseas Government officials attending London based training. Additionally, Ann has designed and delivered bespoke in country training programs for a variety of countries including Qatar, Bahrain, Dominica, Botswana, Bangkok, Libya, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Kosovo, and Zambia.

Prior to joining RIPA International, Ann served as Senior Learning and Development Consultant at The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. In this role she designed and delivered a range of bespoke courses as well as directing the NVQ Level 4 Management programme for Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Additionally, she organized conferences for top managers and carried out workplace mediation.

 Ann has worked to provide exceptional training in both the private and public sector for over two decades. She possesses extensive experience in delivering domestic and overseas training on a variety of topics such as leadership, performance management, succession planning, train the trainer, developing a competency framework, and performance review. She is a qualified and experienced OCN Law Society Mediator and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Coach. Additionally, she is a member of the Association of Coaching.  

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