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Have you looked at how your company develops strategy lately?
Is your organization poised to implement strategies that create value, generate growth and result in profits? Who thinks strategically in your firm? Strategy formation and strategic thinking have evolved; make sure your strategic thinking skills are keeping pace. You need to know the answers to these questions. Additionally you also need to know what tools still work and continue to be useful in the development of strategy and what new approaches might give your organization a kick-start to move to a new level of high performance.
This course is designed to mesh the proven-by-practice strategies with new insights and ideas from a wide range of current strategic thinking. Managers learn by doing and gain a wider perspective of management practice through breakout sessions, practice exercises and case applications. Bring your strategic dilemmas to this program and get direction on up-to-date analytical and organizational approaches to solutions.
You will gain an understanding as to when it’s time to re-think strategy or to re-invent your organization. Get a clear perspective on your organizational role in the development and implementation of successful strategies.
Attending the webinar will help you identify which strategies are still effective and when it’s time to develop and implement new ones for organizational benefit.
• How to structure the development of strategy for an organization
• How to ask strategic questions
• How to generate sufficient data and organize it into relevant information for use in developing strategy
• How your organization and the business environment, in which it exists, interact through strategy formation and implementation
• How resources reinforce strategic direction and influence results
• Positive means of engaging the organization in strategy formation and implementation
• Identify the benefits of focusing on strategy
• Learn the different ways in which vision can be used in the organization
• Understand how to integrate strategy, objectives, metrics and performance
• Learn the new strategic patterns that are evolving in the business world and develop ideas for their application in your organization
• Discover when to use action plans to implement strategy and when a looser system is required
Executives, Managers, Teams, CEO, Vice President, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Executive Director, Area Supervisor
Years of Experience: 37+ years
Areas of Expertise: Management and Organizational Development
Chris DeVany is the Founder and President of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organizational development. Pinnacle’s clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He has been a consultant to government agencies like the Federal Government of the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Government of Canada, Government of Cayman Islands and Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom.
He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance. His publications range widely, touching all important aspects, right from ASTD/Performance in Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, “90 Days to a High-Performance Team”, published by McGraw Hill, has helped executives, managers and team leaders improve their performance and professional decisions. Chris has been interviewed for various radio and television programs.
He has assisted organizations in merger, acquisitions and facilitated post-merger and acquisition integration. He has also actively been a mentor in developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, in-bound and out-bound call center programs, training and development management and new hirees. Fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovative initiatives is his forte! He is a Boston University alumnus, with degrees in management studies and organizational behavior.View all trainings by this speaker