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The Institute of Directors

Strategy for Directors

Jul 8—10, 2019
3 days
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 3150 ≈USD 3997
GBP 1050 per day
Jul 29—31, 2019
3 days
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 3150 ≈USD 3997
GBP 1050 per day
Sep 2—4, 2019
3 days
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 3150 ≈USD 3997
GBP 1050 per day
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A dynamic strategic process is a critical part of delivering stakeholder value and generating competitive advantage for your organisation. This intensive course provides insight into the board-level knowledge and skills required to create, implement and evaluate your organisation’s strategy.

## Course Benefits

Explore the relationship between strategy, governance and risk and learn how to use tools and frameworks that support strategic thinking and decision-making. Get the practical insights into how to deliver your current business objectives while future-proofing your organisation.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Describe the ingredients of effective strategic thinking and explain their link with the strategy process
  • Carry out an analysis of a market or industry to reveal areas of possible strategic opportunity of threat
  • Evaluate an organisation’s capabilities to reveal relative strengths and capabilities
  • Use strategic concepts and models to generate, evaluate and assess strategic options
  • Describe how to conduct the implementation of a strategy and evaluate the potential ramifications


Business experience Jean Pousson brings 20 years of management consultancy, training, facilitation and coaching experience to the table and is the lead course leader for Finance for Non-Financial Directors at the IoD. This follows a 15-year banking career with Barclays where he spent many years ...
Business experience Dr Simon Haslam has 20 years’ experience as a strategy consultant and change facilitator, working with senior leaders around the world. Simon is the IoD’s programme lead for strategy work and holds the IoD Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction. He is co-owner and direc...
Business experience Anna Bateson works globally with boards and business leaders, addressing the challenges of leading strategic change and delivering good governance. Anna’s expertise lies in enabling organisations to develop strategies and lead their implementation. Described by the business p...
Business experience Murray Eldridge is a Chartered Director and has been a member of the IoD for over 15 years. He has 40 years of international experience in shipping, offshore oil & gas, telecoms, water and international consulting. A board level operator for the last 20 years, he has held...
Business experience Ian Waddelow is an expert in strategic planning, board performance and international brand marketing. With over 25 years of experience helping CEOs, boards and organisations to grow worldwide. Ian currently lives in Bordeaux and works with clients in the UK, Europe, North Ame...
Business experience Tim Westall is an experienced business consultant with more than 25 years in advising leading organisations on strategy, marketing, innovation and change management. Tim began his career in international brand management and marketing with Unilever in the UK and France, follo...