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Strategic Planning Skills

Video Description

The Strategic Planning Skills course is a fundamental course to develop a practical approach towards becoming a strategic decision maker. The course is designed for managers working in any organization and face challenges in their everyday jobs. The managers are required to address the issues on day-to-day basis and are required to make better strategic decisions at a very fast pace. This course will provide the knowledge to conduct need analysis, problem solving and strategic decision making to achieve better business value. This Strategic Planning Skills course will teach the candidates to become an innovator, a persuasive player, and a champion of strategic decision making. The course helps the students to gain the knowledge and skills to conduct SWOT analysis, leverage key prospects for strategic opportunities, and inspire risk taking and innovation. This course provides the students with the essential skills to add value to their organization and move their team forward decisively. PMI, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), CAPM, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI-RMP, PMBOK, PgMP, PULSE OF THE PROFESSION, THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and The PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Outline
    1. Introduction 00:00:08
    2. Course Introduction 00:02:09
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:01:24
  2. Preparing for the Strategic Planning Process
    1. Preparing for the Strategic Planning Process 00:01:07
    2. Set the Parameters for the Strategic Planning Process 00:00:35
    3. Set the Parameters 00:02:14
    4. Preliminary Planning Phase 00:03:17
    5. Stakeholder 00:01:54
    6. Real Life Story 00:02:29
    7. How to Set the Parameters for the Strategic Planning Process 00:01:43
    8. Setting the Parameters for a Strategic Plan - Assessment Activity 00:00:58
    9. Establish a Committee 00:00:21
    10. Strategic Planning Committee 00:02:58
    11. How to Establish a Committee 00:01:49
    12. Establishing a Committee - Assessment Activity 00:00:45
    13. Gather Operational Data 00:01:59
    14. Gather Operational Data - Real Life Example 00:03:05
    15. How to Gather Operational Data 00:02:27
    16. Gathering Operational Data - Assesment Activity 00:00:38
    17. Reflective Questions 00:00:57
    18. Section 01 Review 00:03:52
  3. Initiating the Strategic Planning Process
    1. Introduction 00:01:00
    2. Initiating the Strategic Planning Process 00:00:06
    3. Develop a Mission Statement 00:00:27
    4. Mission Statement 00:01:54
    5. Core Competencies 00:01:38
    6. Mission Statement - Real Life Story 00:03:28
    7. How to Develop a Mission Statement Part1 00:01:25
    8. How to Develop a Mission Statement Part2 00:00:40
    9. Developing a Mission Statement - Assessment Activity 00:01:18
    10. Develop a Vision Statement Part1 00:01:15
    11. Develop a Vision Statement Part2 00:02:30
    12. How to Develop a Vision Statement 00:01:19
    13. Developing a Vision Statement - Assessment Activity 00:00:40
    14. Assess Internal and External Environments Part1 00:00:24
    15. Assess Internal and External Environments Part2 00:01:34
    16. Environmental Scan 00:02:13
    17. Trend 00:01:26
    18. How to Assess Internal/External Environments Part1 00:02:42
    19. How to Assess Internal/External Environments Part2 00:01:40
    20. How to Assess Internal/External Environments Part3 00:00:42
    21. Assessing Internal/External Environments - Assessment Activity 00:01:03
    22. Performing SWOT Analysis 00:01:08
    23. How to Perform SWOT Analysis Part1 00:00:30
    24. How to Perform SWOT Analysis Part2 00:01:18
    25. Performing SWOT Analysis - Assessment Activity 00:01:49
    26. Reflective Questions 00:00:43
    27. Section 02 Review 00:02:39
  4. Developing the Strategic Plan
    1. Developing the Strategic Plan 00:00:34
    2. Prioritize What the Strategic Plan Will Address Part1 00:01:09
    3. Prioritize What the Strategic Plan Will Address Part2 00:01:30
    4. Set Goals and Objectives 00:00:22
    5. SMART Goals 00:01:10
    6. Hierarchy of Objectives Part1 00:01:05
    7. Hierarchy of Objectives Part2 00:02:20
    8. Set Goals and Objectives - Guidelines 00:00:59
    9. Set Goals and Objectives - Assessment Activity 00:00:39
    10. Develop Strategy for Achieving Goals Part1 00:00:34
    11. Develop Strategy for Achieving Goals Part2 00:01:24
    12. Draft the Strategic Plan 00:00:22
    13. Executive Summary Part1 00:00:26
    14. Executive Summary Part2 00:01:00
    15. Executive Summary Part3 00:01:21
    16. Draft the Strategic Plan - Guidelines 00:01:24
    17. Draft the Strategic Plan - Assessment Activity 00:00:59
    18. Reflective Questions 00:00:44
    19. Section 03 Review 00:03:03
  5. Executing the Plan
    1. Executing the Plan 00:00:45
    2. Assign Responsibility and Authority 00:00:24
    3. Accountability 00:01:52
    4. Strategic Alignment Part1 00:01:16
    5. Strategic Alignment Part2 00:02:33
    6. How to Assign Responsibility and Authority Part1 00:01:58
    7. How to Assign Responsibility and Authority Part2 00:00:35
    8. Assigning Responsibility for the Strategic Plan - Assessment Activity 00:00:45
    9. Establish a Monitoring System Part1 00:01:56
    10. Establish a Monitoring System Part2 00:01:15
    11. Establish a Monitoring System Part3 00:01:18
    12. Establishing a Monitoring System - Assessment Activity 00:00:48
    13. Reflective Questions 00:00:36
    14. Section 04 Review 00:01:56
    15. Course Review 00:05:08
    16. Course Closure 00:00:46