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Strategic Thinking Training
– including Scenario Planning and Change Management –

This Strategic Thinking Training programme is offered throughout South Africa:
– Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth –

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Strategic Thinking,

Scenario Planning and Change Management

This Strategic Thinking training – including Scenario Planning training and Change Management training is:
Suitable for Managers and Management Teams

Course Duration: 2 days NQF LEVEL: 5
Course Objective:
Through this Strategic Thinking Training, delegates will be equipped with methodologies, tools and templates for strategic thinking and change management, enabling them 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
Course content and outcomes:
    Through this Strategic Thinking training – including Scenario Planning training and Change Management training, delegates will learn:
  Strategic Thinking and Scenario Planning

  • Organisational Performance Analysis: Where does our performance go?
  • 5 Step Model for Scenario Planning & Strategic Implementation
  •         o   Converting hindsight to foresight
                 • Learning from our past: What could we have done better?
            o   Developing and focusing on foresight
                 • Identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future
            o   Implementing scenario planning
                 • Identifying “plausible & preferable” scenarios that you could / should pursue
            o   From scenarios to strategic planning
                 • Agreeing on appropriate scenarios & strategies to address future opportunities and threats
            o   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?
      o   The speed of trust – and how it affects individuals’ willingness to embrace strategic change
      o   The Caring Model of Trust
  • The 5 Phases Model for Effective Change Management
      o   Motivating change
      o   Creating the vision of change
      o   Developing political support, and ensuring the effectiveness of the change sponsor and change agents
      o   Managing the transition of change
      o   Sustaining momentum

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