Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

Overview

Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

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Overview

The intent of this seminar is not to train participants to be strategic planners to their organizations. Rather, the focus in on helping them to develop a strategic mindset for their particular work units so that they can add value to their organizations from within their work units as well as in their interactions with other work units. Developing a strategic mindset will also help prepare participants for higher levels of responsibility in ther organizations over time.

Benefits

Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

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How You Will Benefit? You will:
  • Understand the difference between opreational management and strategic thinking
  • Understand what is strategy and how strategic thinking can add value to your organization
  • Learn a structured, fourr-step approach to strategic thinking
  • Learn how to apply this approach to different types of organizations - commercial and non-commercial - and to different levels within organization -corporate level, business unit level, functional level
  • Understand where mission and vision fits into strategic thinking
  • Understand the challenges of straategy execution and the key requirements for successful strategy execution

What

Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

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What You Will Cover

What is Strategic Thinking? Strategy?

  • Strategic thinking - formulating strategies that contribute to the success of the organization
  • But what is strategy?
  • Exploring the concept of strategy in different contexts - military context, sports and games, commercial businesses, public sector and non-profit organizations
  • Understanding the situations where strategy is required as opposed to just plans or tactics
  • Defining strategy as deliberate choices or decisions to achieve success for the organization within the context of such situations
  • But decision on what? What are the key questions to answer in formulating strategy?

Formulating the Strategic Questions Answer

  • Understand that the strategic questions to answer are different for different types of organization (commercial, public sector, non-profit) and for different levels within an organization (corporate, business unit and functional levels)
  • Applying the three-step method to identifying the relevant questions to answer in formulating strategy for an organization and for a unit within that organization
  • Applying the method to commercial and non-commercial organizations
  • Once the strategic question to answer have been identified, fourth step is to find the best answer to these questions - how to do this?

Anwering the Strategic Questions

  • The Issue Analysis technique as a structured approach to answering the strategic questions identified
  • Five key steps in the Issues Analysis technique
  • Applying the Issue Analysis technique to answering strategic questions for commercial and non-commercial organizations

Some Strategic Analysis Tools to Help Answer the Questions

  • External analysis - customer analysis, competitior analysis, industry structure analysis
  • Internal analysis - skills and assets, core competence analysis

Mission and Vision

  • What are they? Where do they fit in? What is their value?
  • Key elements of a good mission statement and good vision statement
  • Differences between a mission and a vision statement
  • Framework for creating a mission statement

Strategic Thinking at the Functional Level

  • Understanding the role (mission) of the functional unit in support of the overall strategy of the organization
  • Applying the same four-step process for formulating strategy at the functional level as at the corporate or business unit levels

Strategy Execution

  • Understanding the challenge of strategy execution
  • Understanding the key requirements for successful strategy execution
  • Assessing your organization on these key requirements

Who

Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

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Who Should Attend

Any manager who has been focused largely on operations and now wants to take a more strategic view of his or her responsibilities.

Faculty

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Faculty Spotlight
Wandalyn Tan- Calupig

Wandalyn Tan-Calupig is a wife, mother, Regional Audit Manager turned author, speaker and coach who retired happy, healthy, wealthy and early (36 y.o.) from her corporate job to fulfill her life mission to help others live happier lives. She is the founder and owner of Caltan Training and Consultancy, an accredited CPD (Continuing Professional Development) provider by Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Her company offers individuals and organizations personal development training on topics related to time management, work attitude, values, happiness, productivity, and mindfulness. Wanda left her high paying corporate job in Dubai because of her commitment to fulfill her mission to inspire, educate and empower others to live happier lives. Her mission led her to write books, create online schools and conduct workshops. She designs and delivers programs, talks and workshops that are educational, entertaining and empowering. These talks and modules give clients the knowledge, tools and action plan they need to improve the quality of their life now and help them achieve the results they wanted in the shortest time possible. She is an outstanding cordian alumni awardee, soulful author and mind expert offering more than 17 years of extensive experience in consulting with leaders and decision makers resulting in improved performance, productivity and profits. She is an extraordinary leader with international NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) master certification and a personal development junkie trained by Jack Canfield (America’s Number 1 success coach), John Robson (Canada’s Journaling expert), Jule Fuller (Australia’s Audio program expert), T. Harv Eker (America’s Number 1 Wealth coach), Lisa Nichols (Transformational Speaker) and many more. For 15+ years, Wanda made a positive impact on big companies like Intel and Emirates Airlines that lead to million dollar savings and increase in profits. Her international career started with Emirates Airlines in Dubai, UAE where she spent the last decade helping senior leaders achieve optimal outcomes such as increased revenue and profit, reduced costs, improved governance, happy work relationships, service enhancement and strategic effectiveness. She was one of the 17 (out of 4,974) Filipinos in the management team of Emirates Airlines when she left Dubai last December 2016. For over 4 years, Wanda made a positive impact on individuals through coaching and training that lead to extraordinary results like ranking 2nd out of 4,967 CMA examiners around the world, 100% passing rate for all clients (from various fields like architecture, real estate, CFA, CFE, CMA), winning 4 awards in 5 months by a toastmaster newbie and many more. Her success arises from her mind expertise (International NLP master practitioner, American Union of NLP) and rare combination of financial (Certified Public Accountant) and communication skills (Certified trainer by T.Harv Eker’s Program). She is a multi-awarded CPA and achiever who graduated cum laude and is a consistent dean's lister in her master studies at De La Salle University.

Schedule/Fees

Moving from Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

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Venue Date Fees (USD)
Manila 2nd-3rd July 2019 500