Training Course: Strategic Planning & Operational Crisis Management

Expand your role by linking between strategic planning and crisis management

REF: LM3334

DATES: 17 - 21 Jun 2024

CITY: Vienna (Austria)

FEE: 4400 £

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An organization without a strategy is like a ship without a rudder. How can organizations continue to provide exceptional value to stakeholders and customers if they are not clear on where they are heading and how they will get there? The answer is they can't. This is where the role of strategy becomes essential. The strategy is about setting ambitious goals, understanding the surrounding current and future environment, and providing a sense of direction for the organization.
This course provides participants with concrete crisis management solutions and strategies while giving insight into the delivery of effective Crisis Command, Control, Communications & Intelligence (C3i) implementation, and stakeholder response.
In this course, we will cover the 7 steps of the strategy management process, starting with the 'thinking' components of strategy, moving into the 'planning' components, and ending with 'execution'. At the end of the course, participants will be able to implement or improve the strategic process at their organizations to reach their vision and achieve their mission.  And how to gain a greater understanding of Crisis Management, and wants to be challenged by realistic scenarios, this is an opportunity not to miss.


Course Objectives of Strategic Planning & Operational Crisis Management

  • Apply strategic thinking to analyze their current environment and determine their organizational ambition
  • Employ the strategic management process to best achieve the desired ambition
  • Assess and choose strategies that create a sustainable competitive advantage for the organization
  • Determine strategic objectives, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and 'SMART' targets for the organization
  • Convert strategic plans to operating plans through creating strategic initiatives and sequencing activities
  • Participate in the performance management cycle to ensure proper execution of chosen strategies


Course Outlines of Strategic Planning & Operational Crisis Management

Day 1

Strategic thinking and planning

  • Strategy safari
  • The strategic management process
  • Strategic thinking versus strategic planning
  • Benefiting from strategic management
  • Myths about strategy


Analysis of the environment

  • Porter's 5 forces
  • Creating and capturing value
  • Conducting a SWOT analysis
    • Internal strengths of an organization
    • Internal weaknesses of an organization
    • External opportunities
    • External threats
  • Fundamentals of the PESTEL framework
  • Succeeding in strategic analysis

Day 2

Vision, mission statements, and values

  • Using vision and mission statements
  • Definition of vision statements
  • Formulating vision statements
  • Definition of mission statements
  • Formulating mission statements
  • Embracing organizational values
  • Communicating the vision, mission, and values

Assessing strategic choices

  • The 3 primary goals of competitive strategy
  • Porter's generic competitive strategies
  • Value chain
  • Innovating in the industry value chain
  • Developing a competitive advantage

Day 3

Strategic objectives, KPIs, and targets

  • Ensuring strategic alignment in the organization
  • Developing effective strategic objectives
  • Using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
  • Using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Characteristics of the right KPIs
  • Developing different types of KPIs
  • Setting SMART targets

Developing operating plans

  • Cascading from vision to action plans
  • Criteria for effective action plans
  • Developing strategic initiatives
  • Developing departmental plans
  • Managing the execution of strategy
  • Control process
  • KPI dashboard reporting

Day 4

Crisis Management Overview

  • Define Crisis Management
  • Crisis Management framework
  • Command Centre operational dynamics
  • Invocation pressures & processes
  • Legislation
  • Strategies, structures, and command

Crisis Management Team

  • Leadership
  • Information flows
  • The timeline technique
  • Crisis Management team essentials
  • Logging of information
  • The 3IA operations board

Day 5

Crisis Management and Communication

  • Brand image and reputation
  • Internal communications
  • External communications
  • Stakeholders
  • Operational partners
  • Social media communications
  • Other miscellaneous issues

Training Course: Strategic Planning & Operational Crisis Management

Expand your role by linking between strategic planning and crisis management

REF: LM3334

DATES: 17 - 21 Jun 2024

CITY: Vienna (Austria)

FEE: 4400 £

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