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Strategic Planning
Course Level 2
Study Method Online
Course Duration 125 Hrs
Start Date Ongoing
Awarding Body ABC Awards
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Course Overview

Strategic Planning Training

If you and the people who work with you don’t understand where the company is going, they may all develop their own priorities and actually prevent you from getting where you need to be. Part of getting everyone on board is creating a strategic plan complete with the organization’s values, vision, and mission. Then, there’s the challenge of bringing these principles to life in a meaningful way that people can relate to. This strategic planning training will help you describe what you want to do and get people where you want to go. Strategic planning courses online specifically designed to assist the learners for establishing a strategic plan for their organizations.   

What Will Students Learn?

  • How to identify the values that support their company

  • How to define the vision for their company

  • How to write a mission statement that explains what the company’s purpose is

  • How to complete meaningful SWOT analyses

  • Tools and techniques to create a strategic plan that directs the organization from the executive to the front line

  • Ways to implement, evaluate, and review a strategic plan

  • How related tools, such as the strategy map and balanced scorecard, can help them develop a strategic plan

 

Course Syllabus

Unit 1

An Introduction to Strategic Planning 

The unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • Understanding Strategic Planning
  • Creating Value Statements
  • The Vision Process
  • Defining Your Vision
  • Defining Your Mission Statement
  • Designing a Mission Statement
  • Performing a SWOT Analysis
  • Individual Analyses
  • Risk Analysis

Unit 2

Development of a Strategic Plan

The unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • Identifying Outcomes
  • Timeline for Your Plan
  • Goals with SPIRIT
  • Assigning Roles, Responsibilities, and Accountabilities
  • Establishing Priorities
  • Types of Decisions
  • Making the Change
  • Control and Change

Unit 3

Presenting a Strategic Plan  

The unit 3 covers the following topics:

  • Reports
  • Info-graphics
  • Presentations
  • Planning for Problems
  • Security Considerations
  • Sample Strategy Map
  • Sample Balanced Scorecard
  • Strategic Planning Framework
Career Path

To develop refined strategic planning skills is to understand the tried, tested and proven formula for success. Whatever your current position and future ambitions, the key to taking yourself and your business forwards lies in strategic planning. Upon completion of this course, you’ll benefit from a deeper understanding of the mechanics, the value and the challenges associated with strategic planning. With your new skills and confidence, you’ll have every opportunity to grab your long-term career dreams with both hands.  

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Staff Training Solutions has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Staff Training Solutions to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course
  • Business owners, project managers, senior sales staff
  • Small business owners looking to grow, evolve and improve operations
  • Anyone looking to start and develop their own business from scratch
  • Employees interested in standing out as prime promotion candidates
  • Jobseekers looking to work in project management or change management
  • Team leaders, recruiters and anyone working in employee training or coaching 
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