Business Strategy & Planning

Business Strategy Planning Courses Johannesburg Cape Town South Africa Business Training
Enrol in one of our Business Strategy and Planning courses in Johannesburg or Cape Town, and elsewhere in major centres in South Africa
Course overview
In today’s business world more potential projects exist than there is time and money to perform them. In an increasingly competitive, rapidly evolving marketplace, a successful business must understand its market’s critical success factors and its position relative to them. This understanding must be efficiently and effectively translated into prioritized projects and management actions. Learn to proactively build upon the business’s strengths, mitigate the business’s weaknesses, capitalize on market opportunities, and defend against market threats. The Business Planning and Strategy Development course supplies portfolio, project, and program managers with needed knowledge, tools, and techniques to efficiently and effectively connect projects to winning business strategies.

Course Features
This case study-based course emphasizes the use of tools and techniques from diverse disciplines in rapid prototyping environments. Students will learn to efficiently and effectively craft specific, measureable, realistic, achievable, and time-based (SMART) goals. Business goals are further defined through integrated strategies, which are supported by logically-sequenced, resource-loaded projects and communicated to stakeholders. Tools and techniques demonstrated in class include: market analysis (Porter Analysis), standard business planning models (American Management Association), decision analysis (Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Making), and project planning (The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition).