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Strategy for Directors

Overview

A dynamic strategic process is a critical part of delivering stakeholder value and generating competitive advantage for your organisation. This intensive course provides insight into the board-level knowledge and skills required to create, implement and evaluate your organisation’s strategy.

The IoD Award in Strategy for Directors, Level 9 (SCQF) is a module of the Certificate in Company Direction qualification. This course may be booked online as a stand-alone module or taken as part of the full qualification. To book the full programme please contact the professional development team directly on +44 (0)20 7766 2601.  

Course Benefits

Explore the relationship between strategy, governance and risk and learn how to use tools and frameworks that support strategic thinking and decision-making. Get the practical insights into how to deliver your current business objectives while future-proofing your organisation.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Describe the ingredients of effective strategic thinking and explain their link with the strategy process
  • Carry out an analysis of a market or industry to reveal areas of possible strategic opportunity of threat
  • Evaluate an organisation’s capabilities to reveal relative strengths and capabilities
  • Use strategic concepts and models to generate, evaluate and assess strategic options
  • Describe how to conduct the implementation of a strategy and evaluate the potential ramifications

Course Leaders

Murray Eldridge
Over 40 years in sectors such as shipping, telecoms and energy, including Smit Intl and Cable and Wireless.

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Ian Waddelow
Strategic planning and development specialist. Clients include Laing O’Rourke, First Group and the BBC.

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Anna Bateson
Anna Bateson works with global business leaders from multiple sectors, helping develop and lead strategy. Clients include listed and SMEs.

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Simon Haslam
Specialist in organisational strategy and strategic marketing, on advisory council for Institute of Consulting.

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Jean Pousson
Jean Pousson
Experienced management consultant, coach and board director leading change initiatives.

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118 Pall Mall, London
09 May 2018 09:30
11 May 2018 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - 2018 member rate
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Esplanade, Jersey
23 May 2018 09:30
25 May 2018 17:00
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30 May 2018 09:30
01 Jun 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
02 Jul 2018 09:30
04 Jul 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
23 Jul 2018 09:30
25 Jul 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
06 Aug 2018 09:30
08 Aug 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
22 Aug 2018 09:30
24 Aug 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
10 Sep 2018 09:30
12 Sep 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
03 Oct 2018 09:30
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15 Oct 2018 09:30
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118 Pall Mall, London
15 Oct 2018 09:30
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29 Oct 2018 09:30
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118 Pall Mall, London
12 Nov 2018 09:30
14 Nov 2018 17:00
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118 Pall Mall, London
12 Dec 2018 09:30
14 Dec 2018 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - 2018 member rate
3000.00 GBP + VAT - 2018 non member rate