Strategic Management Principles
Brief Description
The Strategic Management Principles short course provides you with the skills and tools required by middle managers (and business owners) to understand strategic management holistically. The course covers topics of the strategic management process, executing elements of the process (including internal and external environmental and gap analyses), mastering tools of analysis, determining broad and narrow strategies, choosing and implementing appropriate strategies, and debating leadership issues. You will also become familiar with themes around the origins and application of strategy and strategic options, strategic control mechanisms, tools for application, critical insights to leadership issues, as well as influences of organisational culture.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:-
  • understand the strategic management process
  • apply the tools and models associated with internal and external environmental analyses
  • determine relevant strategies, and meaningfully debate leadership issues.
Course Content
The course will cover the following topics:-
  • Strategy: origins, definition and application.
  • Strategic management process.
  • External and internal environmental analyses.
  • Selecting and implementing the best strategy.
  • Critical insights on leadership issues.
  • Culture during and after the strategic process.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification. Managerial experience would be beneficial.
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General Management and Leadership Development
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a manager faced with strategic issues for the first time or have a need to master the principles of the strategic management process. Managers from both the private and public sectors, as well as small business owners will benefit from this course.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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