STRATEGY, SCENARIO PLANNING AND THE ROLE OF THE BOARD
10-11 JULY 2017
According to Charles Darwin, the most successful species are not necessarily the most powerful ones but those that most readily adapt to whatever nature throws at them. Similarly, individuals or organisations of any kind require strategies that can be suitably adapted for the changing environment around them if they are to enjoy long-lasting success and prosperity.
The key to doing this is to look out, then look in. This entails a combination of steps starting with scenario planning, a trusted technique that allows you to visualise possible changes to the environment that may affect you. The second step is to examine the consequences of each scenario for your business. Finally – based on the severity of the potential consequences – you need to work out the best possible plan to cope with the challenges and act on it.
This 2 day interactive workshop will cover:
• Strategic thinking and scenario planning overview
• Strategy development
• Development of scenarios
• The role of the board and the role of management in strategy
• Understanding the global context – strategic trends, global scenarios, flags and probabilities
• Development of scenarios and strategy using The Strategic Conversation Model
• Methodology and tools; roles and responsibilities
• Strategic insight and examples
• Using The Strategic Conversation Model, the development of scenarios and a strategy relevant for participants for the region, individual sectors or specific businesses
• Case studies
• Measurable outcomes and targets
• Action Plans and summary of the thinking
Chantell Ilbury is one of Africa’s leading strategists and facilitators, working throughout the world specializing in guiding companies and
other organizations through their strategic conversations on the future. She believes passionately in the power of scenario thinking to unlock the best ideas on strategy.
Chantell also lectures on strategy and scenario planning for a number of top business schools, and is also a highly accomplished speaker on effective management in times of uncertainty. She has worked with corporate teams and addressed business audiences in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United States, Australia, Singapore, India, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Kuwait, Jamaica, Mauritius, Réunion Island, and throughout Africa.
Chantell has co-authored several books with Clem Sunter including their best-selling book The Mind of a Fox, Games Foxes Play and Socrates & the Fox – now known as the The Fox Trilogy. Chantell has also published her memoirs – A Fox’s Tale: Insights from one of Africa’s most creative strategic thinkers.
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is suitable for senior board directors, board secretaries or C Suite Executives who sit on a Board or who report to the Board, or who are involved in setting the organization’s strategy, or who want to develop a better understanding of strategy development and scenario planning.
Price per person USD 4000 for 2 day workshop
Special rates are available for companies wishing to purchase multiple seats – please ask us for more information.
All participants who complete our workshops also receive free membership of GCC Board Directors Institute for one year.
contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 4 554 7967
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