Business Strategy Essentials

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​​​​​​​​This two day programme is for managers and professionals interested in understanding and applying the fundamental tools and frameworks of strategic management and how this relates to business success and competitive advantage.

The programme focuses on strategy design i.e. the content of strategy and the practices and processes by which the 'content' is arrived at. The key areas of the programme are business units, corporates and functional strategy. The learnings derived from the programme can be applied at corporate and functional levels in organisations. 

​This programme will encourage you to ask serious questions about your assumptions and ideas about strategy. Through its interactive and action-oriented format, this programme will facilitate cross-learning and ensure that you will leave being able to implement the learnings immediately back in the workplace.


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Who should attend?

This programme is designed for managers involved in making strategic decisions for their teams and the organisation, functional specialists working in strategic roles, business unit heads transitioning from operational to more strategic roles, and individuals needing a solid foundation in key strategy concepts and how to apply them. This progra​mme has been designed for individuals with 3-5 years of working experience and who are new to the concepts of strategy.​

How you will benefit

At the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • ​Describe true strategy;

  • Identify good and bad strategies;  

  • Leverage business opportunities; 

  • Describe and apply strategy process, design and execution; 

  • Explain strategy theory;

  • Improve competitiveness

Additional information

Cancellation Policy: Delegates who cancel their registration less than 14 days prior to programme commencement, will be liable for 50% of the programme fee, those that cancel their registration 7 days prior to programme commencement will be liable for 75% of the programme fee. Those who do not arrive for the programme will be liable for the full fee. Notification of cancellation must be sent in writing to the Programme Manager. All who cancel or do not attend must return the programme material intact to GIBS.

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