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SIM Professional Development

From Operational Manager to Strategic Thinker

Jul 4—5
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day
Sep 2—3
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day
Nov 4—5
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day

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Description

Introduction

Managers need to balance their roles between operational management and strategic thinking. As organisations flatten with changing roles, strategic thinking is no longer the responsibility of only senior management. All managers down the line are required to think strategically within the context of their organisation's business.

Benefits to You

Business Outcomes

Participants will develop a strategic mindset so as to add value to their organisations from within their own work units as well as in their interactions with other units. Developing a strategic mindset also prepares participants for higher levels of responsibility over time.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between operational management and strategic thinking
  • Understand what is strategy and how strategic thinking can add value to your organisation
  • Learn a structured, four-step approach to strategic thinking
  • Apply this approach to different types of organisations - commercial and non-commercial - and to different levels within an organisation - corporate, business unit and functional level
  • Understand the challenges and key requirements of successful strategy execution

Programme Outline

  • What is Strategy and Strategic Thinking?
  • A structured framework for strategic thinking
  • Formulating Strategic Questions
  • Answering the Strategic Questions
  • Some Analysis Tools to Help Answer Questions
  • Mission and Vision
  • Strategic Thinking at the Functional Level
  • Strategy Execution and key requirements for success

Who should attend

  • (Level 2) Supervisor, Executive, & Emerging Managers
  • (Level 3) New Managers
  • (Level 4) Managers

Experts

Alfred Chan is Executive Director of Imperial Consulting, Singapore. He has been in management consulting for over 20 years, with Arthur D. Little, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Arthur Andersen and KPMG, in the last two firms as a Partner and a Director respectively. Prior to management co...

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Jul 4—5
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day
Sep 2—3
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day
Nov 4—5
2 days
Singapore
SGD 1284 ≈USD 936
SGD 642 per day

How it works

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