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EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

Overview

The challenges facing executive leadership is how they can generate strong revenues, healthy profits and spar growth under rapidly changing operational regulations, stiff competition and faced with highly knowledgeable and demanding customers. Executive leadership must therefore keep in tune with evolving market conditions and future scenarios to build resilient and sustained success while improving operational and strategic agility.

The workshop draws upon the contemporary approaches and real case studies, the application of strategic and operational frameworks of productivity and creativity management to improve business performance. It focuses on redefining the problems that organisations face and reconstruction of customer value elements to validate suitability of the current business model.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the training, participants would be expected to be able to;

  • Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision and guides the entire team toward greater organisational performance
  • Update the business strategies and the operating models to focus on both innovation and operational efficiency
  • Develop enhanced decision-making capabilities and to think faster and more creatively about current competitive strategies and solutions
  • Gain deepened understanding of organisational dynamics, improve the design and implementation of new initiatives and avoid destructive conflicts
  • Explore theory-driven knowledge and concrete strategies across all business functions that will help put new ideas into action
  • Embrace innovation and engage stakeholders with a holistic approach that examines the organisational market and strategy execution capabilities.
  • Discover their unique leadership styles, reflect on executive responsibilities and build their leadership legacies
  • Clearly define the organisations’ "value creation zones," which pinpoints its ideal position in the marketplace

What it will cover

DAY 1

Executive Leadership and strategic direction

    • Examining executive leadership challenges
    • Executive leadership requirements for high performing organisations
    • Understanding the goals and motivations of your key stakeholders
    • Broadening strategic thinking – creativity vs. productivity approaches to strategy
    • Engineering strategies that evolve with market changes
    • Critical perspectives of operational and strategic agility

Assessing personal leadership and self-management performance

    • Drawing personal domainal map – critical review of work and personal responsibilities
    • Challenging pre-conceptions and enhancing the ability to lead
    • Analysing individual leadership style and its influence on performance
    • Promoting the business case for strategies  internally and externally
    • Acting your way into new thinking

DAY 2

Executive leadership behaviours

    • Determining appropriate executive leadership behaviour
    • Adopting and promoting creative leadership and management
    • Creating a unified sense of purpose and direction
    • Managing strategic and operational complexity
    • Motivating the workforce to secure the organisation’s future
    • New ways of engaging your workforce

Executive leadership and performance

  • Driving real organisational transformation
  • Challenging industry and market assumptions
  • Maximising viable opportunities and improving innovation
  • Examining organisation’s capability to execute strategy
  • Practical areas of improvement
  • Drawing lesson from across the functions

DAY 3

Culture that supports strategy implementation

  • Redesigning the structure that supports systems thinking
  • The influence of culture on strategy implementation
  • Distinguishing the 3 levels of culture – matching culture to strategic operational needs
  • Identifying the key drivers and core capabilities that help implement strategy
  • Create the shared meaning at the individual, social and organisational levels
  • Going ‘deep’ to drive and sustain behaviour change

Strategic Repositioning

  • Building the deeper understanding of customer needs
  • Strategic alignment of vision, people and processes to meet customer needs
  • Repositioning of the system to meet new strategic direction
  • Redefining the value creation process/activities for strategic fit
  • Redrawing the competitive boundaries