Strategic Thinking training - including Scenario Planning training and Change Managment training - Johannesburg

This Strategic Thinking training - including Scenario Planning training and Change Managment training course - which is offered throughout South Africa - is designed to assist managers and management teams with methodologies, tools and templates for effective strategic planning, as well as methodologies, tools and templates for the key change management processes that will need to be applied for effective implementation.  This training programme will equip managers to:

  • Learn from their past – by converting hindsight to foresight
  • Develop and focus on foresight – by identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future for their companies
  • Identify scenarios that are “plausible” and “preferable” for their future
  • Implement effective change management programmes – to ensure the organisation and employees can navigate through the “transitions of change”
  • Focus on building effective implementation and follow up processes

Suitable for:   Managers and Management Teams

Course duration:  2 days

Course content and outcomes:

Through this Scenario Planning, Change Management and Strategic Thinking training, delegates will workshop and learn:

Strategic Thinking and Scenario Planning

  • Organisational Performance Analysis: Where does our performance go?
  • The 5 Step Model for Scenario Planning and Strategic Implementation
  1. Converting hindsight to foresight
  1. Learning from our past: What could we have done better?
  1. Developing and focusing on foresight
  1. Identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future
  1. Implementing scenario planning
  1. Identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future
  1. From scenarios to strategic planning
  1. Agreeing on appropriate scenarios and strategies to address future opportunities and threats
  1. Focusing on strategic implementation

Change Management - for the implementation of scenario planning and strategic thinking

  • Understand why people resist change
  • The change curve, and its effect on individual and team performance
  • Understand the principles of how best to manage the transitions through change
  • Management misconceptions about how to handle change
  • Types of loss employees experience during periods of major changes
  • The phases of transition through change
  • Essential principles leaders should apply for change management
  • How to ensure trust in the process of implementing change
  1. The speed of trust
  1. The Caring Model of Trust
  • The 5 Phases Model for Effective Change Management
  1. Motivating change
  1. Creating the vision of change
  1. Developing political support, and ensuring the effectiveness of the change sponsor and change agents
  1. Managing the transition of change
  1. Sustaining momentum

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Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Ron / Michele
Course Details

Unit Standard: 

US 252021: Formulate recommendations for a change process

NQF Level: 

Level 5

Credits: 

8

Course Delivery Method: 

Presented Presented Courses

In House In-House

Course Duration: 

2 days

Cost: 

In-house and public fees on request