Module 1: Strategy and Agility for the 21st Century


The 21st century is characterised by rapid technological change, volatile markets and globalisation. With an integrated global business environment that is progressively competitive, organisational agility and ambidexterity are crucial in ensuring success and driving sustainable growth.

What makes a winning strategy? A successful strategic process deals with complex variables and situational issues simultaneously with an adaptive mindset. Built upon solid foundations, strategic initiatives need to meet the increasing demands of modern consumers whilst maintaining ethical and socially responsible practices.

Acquire the knowledge to effectively create and execute a strategy that will get your organisation from where it is to where it wants to go.

The quest to create and retain a sustainable competitive advantage is never complete. Organisations need to evolve to successfully meet the challenges of continually changing internal and external operating environments.

 

Module Overview

 

The Strategy and Agility for the 21st Century module provides you with the tools and skills necessary to develop the personal and strategic insights to effectively design appropriate strategy, evaluate strategic options and make informed strategic decisions.

It will demonstrate the importance of business values, ethics, and sustainable and socially responsible behaviour to strategic and operational success. The key underpinning theme of the module is enhancing creativity and innovation to better foster organisational agility.

The focus is on thinking strategically about an organisation, especially regarding its present business position, long-term direction, resources, and competitive capabilities. It encourages candidates to develop the personal and strategic insight to effectively craft strategy appropriate to the situation, evaluate strategic options and make informed strategic decisions.

The following subject areas are studied in module 1:

  • Business Planning and Strategy
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Models
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
  • Managing Innovation and Creativity
  • Global Business


Course Content

 

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