Is the first step to ensuring an organization’s success. SP is perhaps one of the most important business functions, however, the majority of organizations fail at properly planning and properly executing on strategic plans. Strategic Planning does not start with the plan and it does not end with the plan. In order to ensure strategic alignment business projects, processes, and major operations must work together to contributing to the long-term success of the organization and its stakeholders.

This course in Strategic Planning will guide participants through a framework that helps define strategy selection, improves decision-making, formulates a plan, guides execution, ensures continual alignment, and identifies how to handle common pitfalls and challenges associated with strategic planning.

The framework for strategic planning can benefit all career levels as they continue to advance in their careers and become increasingly involved in formulating and executing on your organization’s mission.


Participants of the Strategic Planning course will learn:

  • What is strategy
  • The 5 Key phases of the strategic planning process, Assess, Design, Build, Implement, and Manage
  • How to select and formulate a strategy for your organization or business unit
  • What constitutes good/bad strategies
  • Strategic vs Tactical
  • A framework for conducting strategic plans
  • How to effectively conduct intelligence gathering
  • How to effectively conduct due diligence
  • The use of decision tools, 2x2 Matrices, SWOT, PESTLE,
    and 5 forces Analysis
  • The 9 Point strategy
  • Common downfalls in planning
  • Common downfalls in execution
  • Key strategy execution questions
  • How organization and architecture effect execution
  • Keys to implementation
  • Planning for and dealing with Change
  • The role of people
  • The 3 levels of strategic alignment
  • Alignment and Realignment
  • How to be a Leader of strategy and a steward of strategy
  • Understand and Manage Risk associated with your strategy
  • Participants will also receive a helpful worksheet template to apply to their strategic plans.


  • People Strategy
  • Talent Management
  • Motivation
  • Recruiting
  • Group Facilitation
  • 2 Day Intensive
  • Lecture
  • Group Dynamics
  • Simulations
  • Studies
  • Case Studies
  • Skill Practice Exercises
  • Pre-Training Assessment
  • Tailored Content
  • Expert Delivery
  • Post-Training Evaluation
  • Post-Training Assessment
  • 3 Month Follow-Up

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