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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


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Dates & Prices

116 Pall Mall, London
03 Nov 2021 09:30
05 Nov 2021 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

16 Skipper Street, Belfast
10 Nov 2021 09:30
12 Nov 2021 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
24 Nov 2021 09:00
26 Nov 2021 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
01 Dec 2021 09:00
03 Dec 2021 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

116 Pall Mall, London
13 Dec 2021 09:30
15 Dec 2021 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
12 Jan 2022 09:00
14 Jan 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
07 Feb 2022 09:30
09 Feb 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
28 Feb 2022 09:00
02 Mar 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
09 Mar 2022 09:00
11 Mar 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
23 Mar 2022 09:30
25 Mar 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
26 Apr 2022 09:00
28 Apr 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
11 May 2022 09:30
13 May 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
25 May 2022 09:00
27 May 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
13 Jun 2022 09:30
15 Jun 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
29 Jun 2022 09:00
01 Jul 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
20 Jul 2022 09:00
22 Jul 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
01 Aug 2022 09:00
03 Aug 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
17 Aug 2022 09:30
19 Aug 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

Adobe Connect, Virtual Classroom
22 Aug 2022 09:00
24 Aug 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

116 Pall Mall, London
07 Sep 2022 09:30
09 Sep 2022 17:00
2745.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2022
3300.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2022

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Online exam preparation sessions

As part of your learning journey and to assist you in your preparation for the exam, we are running 2-hour exam preparation sessions, which will be scheduled in the fortnight preceding each certificate exam sitting. These sessions, delivered online via virtual classrooms, will be run by our course leaders in each of the four certificate subject areas, and will provide a valuable opportunity to practice and discuss a range of exam questions with a small number of your peers.

These sessions are included in your certificate course fees but need to be booked in advance. It is essential that you have completed the relevant course before attending the exam preparation session. Please click here for upcoming dates and booking information.

Course Leaders

 

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

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




Tim Westall
Experienced business consultant. Clients include PwC, Barclays and Cambridge University

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