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Planning for Success: How to Develop a Prioritized Plan to Improve the Performance of your Organization, Division or Department

Planning for Success: How to Develop a Prioritized Plan to Improve the Performance of your Organization, Division or Department

Planning is the process by which an organization visualizes its future, defines strategic goals and develops plans to achieve their vision. However, developing a plan does not have to be a major event requiring an off-site retreat, consultants and breakout sessions. Using our proven planning methodology as a guide, this course outlines a simple process that will help you develop an effective multi-year plan for your company, division or department. In addition, this course contains bonus content to apply the concepts taught in this course to your organization. This content includes: A sample case study that we use as an example to illustrate the planning process A step by step guide and easy to use Planning Templates that can be used to develop a plan for your organization. This course is for executives, director, managers and project managers and takes approximately one hour to complete.

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$29.97
Growth Strategy Framework (Course)

Growth Strategy Framework (Course)

This is a 29-slide PowerPoint presentation. All businesses face the challenge of achieving sustainable growth. Growth is commonly inhibited by a lack of breakthrough ideas, balancing cost-out and margin trade-offs, and execution challenges. This business framework document discusses growth strategy. It includes business concepts and analysis models utilized by top tier management consulting firms. It frames the various horizons of the "growth challenge," and dives into various strategy frameworks for growth--from Porter's Five Forces to Blue Ocean. This detailed document also includes case examples, a full growth strategy initiative breakdown, and tabulation of key growth strategy work products. Topics breakdown: Growth challenges Traditional strategy thinking (e.g. Porter's Five Forces) Modern strategy thinking (e.g. Blue Ocean Strategy) A growth strategy project initiative (project approach, design, frameworks & analytics, deliverables) Case examples

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$50.00
Five Stages of Growth Strategy (Course)

Five Stages of Growth Strategy (Course)

This is a 25-slide PowerPoint. This document introduces a framework for entrepreneurs to use when building and navigating their business from a nascent, startup state to an enterprise with a global footprint. This framework is based on the fact that all businesses experience common problems that arise at similar stages in their development. Familiarity with the Five Stages of Business Growth allows the business owner and business consultant to develop invaluable insights, including: Knowing what to focus on at what stage Appropriate management style at each stage Anticipation of key challenges at various points Critical success factors through the company's progression Involvement of owner at various stages Evaluation of impact from governmental regulations and policies This presentation also includes case examples.

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$50.00
Success Is System, Failure Is Component (Course)

Success Is System, Failure Is Component (Course)

This is a 147-slide PowerPoint. This training course provides a fresh and novel perspective into the realm of strategic planning. Basically, it redefines the success formula for Strategic Planning. Main objective is to pursue success and avoid failure more systematically. Success and failure are demystified with this training course. One of many examples addressed is the statistical fact in the USA and Europe that some 45% of SME start-up businesses fail after three years of launch. This training material looks at the cited causes of failure of SMEs and explains this phenomenon, and presents the remedy formula. Presentation incorporates multiple novel templates and matrices. It deals with organizational success, including SMEs, but also success and failure of of individuals. Training course can be used as a TEMPLATE INTRODUCTION to any business and management training, including strategic planning and management, business plan, market research, marketing strategy, balanced scorecard, blue ocean marketing, business model, innovation, how to be successful etc. Success Appraisal CHECKLISTS are incorporated in the final section for immediate checking, for the purpose of identifying the elements that are missing in your current success combination. Separate checklists are provided for businesses and for individuals.  This success system was developed by Dr. Stephen M. Sweid, a business consultant, researcher and trainer with over 20 years consulting experience on the international scene: Europe, USA, Middle East and Far East.  >>> This material can be also delivered as in-house training course or workshop by the same consultant / trainer.  TABLE OF CONTENTS: MAIN TITLES OF SLIDES 1st Principle of Success: Coupling 2nd Principle of Success: Combination Working System Model Organizational Success Components Personal Success Components Risk Matrix: How to push your limits Recap: Steps To Take To Succeed Proofs of Systemic Approach Innovation System Innovation Supreme The Many Reasons for Failure of SME businesses Example: Success Criteria for Small Projects New Definition of Luck Success: System Level Failure: Component Level Recap of Success and Failure How to Avoid Failure Success Appraisal Checklists About Consultant & Trainer

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$30.00
Soft Side of Change Management (Course)

Soft Side of Change Management (Course)

This is a 20-slide PowerPoint. This document contains 6 frame Change Management frameworks that deal with the "soft" side of managing effective organizational change: 1. Dimensions of Change 2. Emotional Cycle of Change 3. Ingredients of Change 4. Level of Commitment 5. Phases of Team Building 6. Trust Formula

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$29.00
Scenario Planning (Course)

Scenario Planning (Course)

This is a 23-slide PowerPoint. Scenario Planning, also called Scenario Thinking or Scenario Analysis, is a method used in the strategic planning process to help businesses make flexible long-term plans. This document describes a 9-phase process for Scenario Planning, and shows how to apply this process to a workshop environment. Many organizations conduct off-site Scenario Planning Workshops as part their annual strategy development process.

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$39.00
Hoshin Kanri Strategy Deployment (Course)

Hoshin Kanri Strategy Deployment (Course)

This is a 144-slide PowerPoint. BENEFITS OF DOCUMENT Learn how to align the whole organization to achieve breakthrough objectives. Learn how to define individual accountability for achieving their part of the plan. Ready-to-use templates: X-Matrix, A3 Deployment Table, Daily Management Matrix, etc. DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION Hoshin Kanri process is a powerful strategy deployment methodology for defining long-range key entity objectives. These are breakthrough objectives that extend two to five years with little change. In addition, the Hoshin Kanri process does not lose sight of the day-to-day business measures required to run the business successfully. This dual approach provides an extended period of time for the organization to focus its breakthrough effort, and at the same time, continuously improving key business processes day to day. This methodology continues to be used by some of the world's most successful companies such as Toyota, Nissan, Rover Group, Texas Instruments, Danaher, Bank of America, Bridgestone Tire, AT&T, Exxon Chemical, SingTel, etc. With the discipline of Hoshin Kanri in place, you can expect the following benefits: 1. Focuses the entire company on a few vital goals, rather than the trivial many 2. Creates alignment towards breakthrough objectives through involvement of the whole management team in the planning process 3. Communicates the key goals to all managers and staff 4. Integrates and encourages cross-functional cooperation to achieve breakthroughs 5. A review process which holds participants accountable for achieving their part of the plan CONTENTS: 1. Introduction to Hoshin Kanri Strategy Deployment 2. Underlying Principles of Hoshin Kanri 3. Hoshin Kanri Process Using PDCA Approach 4. Hoshin Kanri Tools 5. Elements of Hoshin Kanri 6. Management Reviews 8. Critical Success Factors TEMPLATES: This training presentation comes with a complete set of Hoshin Kanri templates. They include: 1. X Matrix 2. Hoshin Action Plan 3. Alignment & Deployment Chart 4. Management Control Chart 5. Daily Management Matrix 6. Hoshin Review Table 7. A3 Deployment Template (simplified version) 8. A3 Deployment Template (complete version)

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$59.00
Complete Guide to Strategic Planning (Course)

Complete Guide to Strategic Planning (Course)

This is a 77-slide PowerPoint. This 77-slide PowerPoint presentation fully illustrates a comprehensive process for the formation of a Strategic Business Plan. It is intended to provide a compendium of substantive input based upon consulting market and management coaching experience and proven techniques generated from currently respected approaches. It is inclusive of both accepted new, as well as long-standing classic systems if considered compulsory today to the formation of an effective, successful strategic plan. There are several popular but currently less effective tools (eg BCG Matrix, etc.) that have not been included in this guide. We will only utilize those tools and processes that have, through our experience, proven effective for Strategic Planning formation in today's Digital Economy (please see author background below).  This unified guide is meant for executives and business owners who are responsible for creating, demonstrating the logic for, and leading the strategic planning exercise within their respective organizations. Our purpose in this presentation is to define what is meant by strategy. It includes a historical perspective to clarify why a Strategic Management and Formulated Strategic Plan is critical to business success. We will discuss the creation, facilitation, and implementation of a strategic plan through an essential, unified process relevant to the objectives sought by the business and organization utilizing it. In short, the purpose of this document is as follows: 1. To define strategy. 2. To explain the importance of strategy and it's necessity for success 3. To describe strategic formulating and developing of a business plan. For more information on Strategic Plan formation, take a look at my supplemental document available on Flevy, Critical Baselines for Effective Strategic Planning. AUTHOR BACKGROUND Anthony Gable, MBA, is a Strategic Planning Specialist. He has been advising individual owners, executives, and profit-center (SBU) heads and their teams on the strategic planning process since 1983. Prior to that, he gained management experience from years of wide-reaching exposure in the corporate sector as a manager and executive. Mr. Gable simplifies strategic planning through a unified process which analyzes the competitive environment, relative maturity of the industry, markets, products involved, and company objectives. Strategic options are then distilled out, clarified, and made tangible. Mr. Gable has held executive positions with major organizations, including roles as a Corporate and Divisional Vice President, Director of Sales and Marketing, National Sales Manager, and profit-center (SBU) positions as a Product and Business Manager. Additionally, he has extensive successful executive involvement in both corporate turnarounds and trustee appointed work-out scenarios, with management and operational exposure throughout the US, Canada, and Europe in a wide variety of markets and end-use product applications. His consultative repertoire has included management Strategic Planning leadership development, coaching and team building with associated presentation and facilitation to small and mid-size companies as well as to executives and department heads in large, internationally recognized organizations.

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$89.00
Breakout Strategic Planning Process (Course)

Breakout Strategic Planning Process (Course)

This is a 52-slide PowerPoint. The Breakout Strategic Planning Process is a 51-slide PowerPoint presentation structured to be employed for GROUP use and involvement by C-Level Management, Strategic Business Units, Corporate Marketing, Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs, as well as Independent Consultants in efforts to promote clarification of the Strategic Planning Process.  The presentation is intended to provide a compendium of substantive input based upon consultative management coaching experience and proven techniques. It is inclusive of accepted new, as well as long-standing Classic systems considered compulsory today to successful Strategic Plan formation. The Process takes into consideration multiple acronym techniques including SWOT and PEST analysis, Matrix systems, 5-Forces analysis and other proven methods incorporated into the presentation as a unified system.  The PowerPoint navigation slide system is complete with individual slide narrative (notes pages) where needed or preferred by the speaker/presenter, and offers complete print-out and outline capability for custom presentation.

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$99.00