Systems Thinking Approach (TM) to Strategic Planning – Full Program

ONLINE Executive Program in Agile Strategic Planning
Using the Systems Thinking Approach (TM)
Self-Paced Learning PLUS Coaching

On-Line Strategic Planning Training Program

This FULL strategic planning training program consists of Self-Paced Learning AND Coaching by a master consultant.


In this program, you will:

  • Learn to think more strategically to ensure business sustainability
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to apply a disciplined systems approach to developing an implement-able strategic plan
  • Understand the strategic management cycle
  • Understand customer value creation and strategic positioning for competitive advantage
  • Learn to identify, and how to adapt to, the future external business environment
  • Learn how to develop and cascade strategic plans throughout the organization, and align all work units to the strategic direction
  • Understand the importance and specific objectives of strategic review and update
  • Learn about the common mistakes of strategic planning, and how to avoid them
  • Acquire valuable practical tools, techniques and templates for strategic planning

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Management
  • Strategic Planners
  • OD Professionals
  • Future Leaders

Benefits of this Strategic Planning Training Program

You will be able to:

  • Become a better Strategic Leader
  • Contribute a lot more to Value Creation for your company and customers
  • Align all levels of the organization to achieve the strategic goals of the company
  • Get buy-in and stay-in by stakeholders to the Strategic Plan
  • Achieve business sustainability and competitive advantage for the organization
  • Significantly increase the level of employee engagement, trust, and productivity.

Strategic Planning Training Program Outline

Strategic Thinking

  • The Systems Thinking Approach
  • The Need for Strategic Thinking
  • The 5 Key Questions for Strategic Thinking

Strategic  Planning and Management

  • 3 Goals and 3 Premises of Strategic Management
  • The Strategic Management System
  • Overview of 5 Phases & 10 Steps
  • Key Stakeholder Involvement
  • Common Mistakes

Key Steps in Strategic Planning

  • Plan-to-Plan
  • Customer Value and Market-Place Positioning for Competitive Advantage
  • The Future External Environment Scan
  • Ideal Future Vision
  • Corporate Goals and Key Success Measures
  • Current State Assessment
  • Cascade of Strategic Planning & Change
    • Core Strategies
    • Business Unit and Functional Unit Plans
    • Strategic Action Priorities, Annual Plans
  • Ensuring Alignment
  • The Parallel Involvement Process
  • Plan-to-Implement
  • Strategic Review and Update

Assignments and Discussions

  • Work on a real-life strategic plan for your own organization or business unit
  • Discuss and receive feedback on your strategic plan from the instructor/coach.

Tools, Tips, and Techniques

What to Expect in the Program

The program will be conducted ON-LINE, and will consist of:

  • 9 x Learning modules with video lessons
  • Reference, reading materials, and notes for all lessons
  • Examples
  • Assignments
  • Models and templates
  • Video coaching sessions, 3 x 45-60 min., to allow you to clarify any questions you may have on the process, or seek advice on its application in your company, with a master consultant and coach.

Advanced Development in Strategic Planning

This program is a prerequisite for attending the Strategic Planning Facilitator  Master-Class and after that the Gold Mastery Certification. The onward development is meant for internal strategic planning facilitators, and external strategic planning consultants.

Lead Coach

The Lead Coach for this program will be Stephen Lin. Click here for facilitator’s profile.


Immediate Access

For immediate access with payment by credit card, please click on “Immediate Access” button below to go directly to our learning platform.

Immediate Access
Choice of Dates:
  • Start as soon as you sign up.

Full Online Program

For IMMEDIATE ACCESS with credit card, click on the "IMMEDIATE ACCESS" button in the course description section.

For payment by invoice to your company, click on the "REGISTER" button. Access will be given upon receipt of payment.

Course Fee:

$1,100 per person.

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