Do you want build strategy building skills? This is the perfect course for leaders looking to develop their leadership abilities.
Who will benefit from this course?
You will find this course useful if you are responsible to craft the strategy of the institution or are someone who contributes to shaping the company or business strategy.
What will you learn through this course?
This course will help you understand the role of leadership in shaping strategy. You will learn the personal resources you need (characteristics or traits, we refer to them as leadership orientations) to enable you to think strategically and formulate strategy.
Approach to the Course
Formulating Strategy is a theme that requires the exercise of leadership. Thus, the course starts with offering you an opportunity to review your lens to leadership and provides alternate perspectives to leadership.
You will be effective in the exercise of leadership based the leadership resources you possess and your ability to apply those resources to suit the situation. We refer to these leadership resources as Leadership Orientations. Orientations are characteristics or traits. In this course you will learn the leadership orientations that have an impact on Formulating Strategies.
The course will help you be self-aware and gain insights on your leadership orientations. You will learn the leadership abilities that have an impact on strategy formulation. Leadership abilities require the combined applying of the leadership orientations learnt.
Developing these leadership orientations and leadership abilities will help you think strategically. These include thinking orientation, offering, drawing and managing of perspectives, the understanding of risk, its assessment, management and mitigation and your orientation to learn. Applying thinking, perspectives, risk appetite and learning appropriately will enable you to spot opportunities and make judgement calls with limited information. All these ingredients come together to help you think through strategy from an outside in perspective and helps in formulating strategies.
This course will conclude offering you the perspectives and experiences of leaders when engaging with strategy and their learnings from it.
How is the learning structured?
This course is designed to help you uncover the dimensions mentioned above by breaking it down to learning units that are bite size and easy to consume. It is structured to help you understand the content, learn its application and reflect on your behaviour relating to it. It offers a structure to skills practice to continue beyond the course as well.
The content is structured for you to absorb, internalise, reflect, be self-aware and practice building skill in that unit of content before proceeding to the next. We recommend you learn by spending time observing, reflecting and drawing deeper insights from your environment and watching others relating to the content as well. As you progress reflect and identify the areas you want to develop and practice skills beyond the course.
Deep involvement in each unit of content before moving to the next will heighten your learning experience of the program.
Course content (Total 8 Sections)
Section 1 (A New Lens to Leadership)
Section 2 (Human Thinking Process)
Section 3 (Drawing and Engaging Perspectives)
Section 4 (An Orientation to Learn)
Section 5 (An Orientation to Risk)
Section 6 (Sensing Opportunities and Making Judgement Calls)
Section 7 (Formulating Strategy)
Section 8 (In Practice)
Course Preview & Inclusions
- 6 hr 56 min
- 19 learning Resources
- Self-paced learning
- 2 profiling tools
- 6 hr 18 min of video content
- 6 supplementary learning resources
- Access on Mobile and Laptop
Our Leadership Courses are structured packages which are targeted towards building your leadership abilities.