Developing strategy and policy development skills to improve the ability of specialists and emerging leaders to tackle more complex business, policy, investment and other strategic questions – and to be able to present recommendations to senior stakeholders both authoritatively and concisely.
This is a relaxed but content-rich course, delivered with a combination of taught sections and delegate case study work in small groups. It broadens delegate’s business awareness and provides practical coaching in consulting-style approaches to tackling complex business decisions and communicating findings to Boards and senior management concisely and impactfully.
Reasons to choose this course include:
Who should attend?
This course is recommended for leaders, managers and professionals that are now looking to broaden their strategic skills, business awareness and wider sector knowledge. This may be as they prepare for, or take on, more senior roles within their organisations, develop their careers in new areas or look to confirm and expand their current knowledge base.
The course will especially benefit participants that are seeking to enhance their strategic thinking, executive awareness and practical ability to write or direct Board-level papers with impact.
What is the course outcome?
The course delivers practical learning in the following areas:
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What others say about the training provider?
I really enjoyed the Executive Strategy and Policy Development course I attended at techUK. Material was very relevant for me, particularly around how you construct the strategy messages to senior teams. I found Ian Andrews to be very knowledgeable on the subject, and he balanced extremely well a relaxed style to the day and healthy debate with ensuring all the course objectives were met.
Neil Aries – Managing Director, Critical Software Technologies Ltd
Ian Andrews is an independent strategy and business development consultant with 30 years’ combined industry and consulting experience in the telecoms, media and technology sectors, including leadership of strategic projects in more than 20 countries. Ian has a degree in Engineering from Oxford University and an MBA with distinction from Kingston Business School. He consults and trains independently under his ‘1230 Consulting’ brand and with a network of colleagues and best-of-breed consulting and technology firms. His recent work includes developing strategies in the fast-growing IOT (Internet of Things) sector and helping mobile operators to develop strategic partnerships.