Strategic Planning

  • Strategy & Analysis
  • Course Code: 62526

Develop the best strategic planning process to support your company’s goals.

This course is designed to combine proven-by-practice methods with new insights and ideas from a wide range of current strategic thinking. Gain a wider perspective of the strategic planning process through breakout sessions, exercises and case applications. Bring your strategic dilemmas to this program and get direction on analytical and organizational approaches.

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How You Will Benefit

  • Identify strategic planning issues in order to develop a unique competitive advantage
  • Learn key analytical and conceptual approaches to expand your understanding of the marketplace
  • Align your organization with your strategic planning goals by integrating strategy, objectives, metrics and performance
  • Identify evolving strategic patterns and generate ideas on how they can be applied to your organization
  • Incorporate customer needs into your strategic planning
  • Use a case study to examine the strategic planning process
  • Recognize how the actions of customers, competitors and your own company determine the outcomes in your markets
  • Determine the best approach to effectively implement your strategic planning

What You Will Cover

  • Identifying the questions and analyses that strategic planning must address
  • Organizing a structured strategic planning process
  • Developing a strategic mission, vision and unique value statement for your unit
  • Assessing the external and internal environment
  • Determining your organization’s performance profile and conducting a competitor assessment
  • Conducting a VRIO analysis for identifying sustainable competitive advantages
  • Applying an internal assessment to your organization
  • Making strategic decisions and conducting a SWOT analysis
  • Understanding the potential value of scenario planning
  • Building your strategic plan and crafting your executive summary
  • Communicating and executing your strategic plan
  • Building commitment throughout the execution process
  • Translating strategic imperatives into goals and actions
  • Identifying ways to align the organization toward a single purpose


Who Should Attend


Executives, division leaders, and other senior managers involved in the formation and implementation of strategic planning.



$2,495 Member Fee
$2,745 Non Member Fee
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12 PDUs ( S&B: 12 )
9 Reviews 5 Star

Course Reviews

  • Richa R., Manager, Business Analysis, MSRB Jul 10, 2020

    Very informative content. Knowledgeable instructor. Great participation and discussion.

  • Aedan J., Director Professional Services, Hawksoft Jul 10, 2020

    Good course, but shouldn't be done in a zoom meeting at 8 hrs a day.

  • Herbert V., VP & COO, Case Management & Workplace Safety, ISYS Solutions Inc Jul 10, 2020

    It was helpful as a refresher on the SP process, as well as I learned some new thing that will allow me to better facilitate our company's upcoming SP session.

  • Randi M., Management Analyst, US MEPCOM May 29, 2020

  • Joe B., Senior Advisor, NYSERDA May 29, 2020

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