Elevate Your Leadership From Operational to Strategic: A 5-Step Proven Process

Break the Operational Mold, Lead with Strategy!

Instructor :
Pete Tosh

Webinar ID:
15278

Date: 13 March 24, WED

Start Time: 12 PM PT

Duration: 90 Mins.

What you will learn

  • Define Mission: Articulate Products, Services, and Internal Value.
  • SWOT Analysis: Assess Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
  • Gather Feedback: Collect Input Through Surveys, Interviews, and Analysis.
  • Craft Vision: Create an Inspiring, Feasible …
  • Define Mission: Articulate Products, Services, and Internal Value.
  • SWOT Analysis: Assess Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
  • Gather Feedback: Collect Input Through Surveys, Interviews, and Analysis.
  • Craft Vision: Create an Inspiring, Feasible Vision in Line with Goals.
  • Success Factors: Identify Critical Areas and Initiatives for Success.
  • Collaborative Implementation: Foster Team Understanding and Alignment.
  • Use Metrics: Measure Progress and Align with Critical Factors

Course Description

Transform into a strategic leader by mastering a “Strategic Frame of Reference”!

This program empowers leaders to:

  • Define the Mission: Clearly articulate your team’s purpose, key offerings, and value to your primary customer.
  • Conduct SWOT Analysis: Assess internal strengths and weaknesses alongside external opportunities and threats.
  • Prioritize Customer Needs: Utilize an Importance/Performance Matrix to pinpoint areas for excellence, improvement, or resource reallocation.
  • Craft a Vision: Develop a future goal based on customer feedback, inspiring and realistic.
  • Engage Your Team: Involve team members in shaping the Strategic Frame of Reference, fostering commitment and overcoming resistance to change.

Join Now!

Transform into a strategic leader by mastering a “Strategic Frame of Reference”!

This program empowers leaders to:

  • Define the Mission: Clearly articulate your team’s purpose, key offerings, and value to your primary customer.
  • Conduct SWOT Analysis: Assess internal strengths and weaknesses alongside external opportunities and threats.
  • Prioritize Customer Needs: Utilize an Importance/Performance Matrix to pinpoint areas for excellence, improvement, or resource reallocation.
  • Craft a Vision: Develop a future goal based on customer feedback, inspiring and realistic.
  • Engage Your Team: Involve team members in shaping the Strategic Frame of Reference, fostering commitment and overcoming resistance to change.

Join Now!

Why you should attend

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the gap between operational managers and strategic leaders is more evident than ever.

This webinar is vital because:

  • Bridging the Leadership Gap: Tackling the shortage of strategic leaders as highlighted by senior executives.
  • Evidence-Based Approach: Drawing on research and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills.
  • Addressing Today’s Challenges: Navigating the complexities of modern business, the demand for instant results, and the focus on short-term tasks.
  • Long-Term Benefits: Fostering a strategic culture counters the downsides of short-term thinking, benefiting both organizations and individual careers.

Enroll Now!

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the gap between operational managers and strategic leaders is more evident than ever.

This webinar is vital because:

  • Bridging the Leadership Gap: Tackling the shortage of strategic leaders as highlighted by senior executives.
  • Evidence-Based Approach: Drawing on research and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills.
  • Addressing Today’s Challenges: Navigating the complexities of modern business, the demand for instant results, and the focus on short-term tasks.
  • Long-Term Benefits: Fostering a strategic culture counters the downsides of short-term thinking, benefiting both organizations and individual careers.

Enroll Now!

Course Agenda

Strategic Leadership in Action: A Five-Step Process

A leader becomes strategic when they align daily decisions with the organization’s competitive advantage and long-term success.

Operational leaders can achieve this through a 5-step process

STEP 1: Assess the Current State:

  • Craft a mission statement detailing current products, services, and value to internal customers.
  • Perform a SWOT Analysis to identify:
    • Strengths to leverage and weaknesses to improve.
    • Opportunities to seize and threats to mitigate.

STEP 2: Understand Customer Perceptions:

  • Gather feedback via electronic surveys, face-to-face interviews, focus groups, a customer advisory board, and analysis of complaints.

STEP 3: Envision a Preferred Future:

  • Develop a feasible, memorable, and compelling vision that resonates with and inspires the team, aligning with the corporate vision.

STEP 4: Identify Critical Success Factors:

  • Determine key proficiencies vital for excellence.
  • Focus on initiatives that significantly contribute to long-term organizational success.

STEP 5: Execute the Strategy Collaboratively:

  • Foster team-wide understanding of the new vision and strategy, focusing on Critical Success Factors.
  • Use metrics for alignment and to provide progress feedback regarding these factors.

BONUS:

  1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
  2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
  3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Strategic Leadership in Action: A Five-Step Process

A leader becomes strategic when they align daily decisions with the organization’s competitive advantage and long-term success.

Operational leaders can achieve this through a 5-step process

STEP 1: Assess the Current State:

  • Craft a mission statement detailing current products, services, and value to internal customers.
  • Perform a SWOT Analysis to identify:
    • Strengths to leverage and weaknesses to improve.
    • Opportunities to seize and threats to mitigate.

STEP 2: Understand Customer Perceptions:

  • Gather feedback via electronic surveys, face-to-face interviews, focus groups, a customer advisory board, and analysis of complaints.

STEP 3: Envision a Preferred Future:

  • Develop a feasible, memorable, and compelling vision that resonates with and inspires the team, aligning with the corporate vision.

STEP 4: Identify Critical Success Factors:

  • Determine key proficiencies vital for excellence.
  • Focus on initiatives that significantly contribute to long-term organizational success.

STEP 5: Execute the Strategy Collaboratively:

  • Foster team-wide understanding of the new vision and strategy, focusing on Critical Success Factors.
  • Use metrics for alignment and to provide progress feedback regarding these factors.

BONUS:

  1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
  2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
  3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Who is this course for

Everybody benefits from watching this. Even better when done as a group!

  • Organizational Development Managers/Directors
  • Team Leaders/Supervisors
  • Department Heads
  • Senior Managers/Executives
  • Human Resources Managers/Directors
  • Talent Development Managers/Directors
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Performance Management Specialists
  • Leadership Development Managers
  • Employee Relations Managers
  • CEOs and Business Owners

Everybody benefits from watching this. Even better when done as a group!

  • Organizational Development Managers/Directors
  • Team Leaders/Supervisors
  • Department Heads
  • Senior Managers/Executives
  • Human Resources Managers/Directors
  • Talent Development Managers/Directors
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Performance Management Specialists
  • Leadership Development Managers
  • Employee Relations Managers
  • CEOs and Business Owners

Instructor Profile

Pete Tosh is Founder of The Focus Group, a management consulting and training firm that assists organizations in sustaining profitable growth through four core disciplines. Pete is co-author of Leading Your Organization to the Next Level: The Core Disciplines of Sustained Profitable Growth....

Pete Tosh is Founder of The Focus Group, a management consulting and training firm that assists organizations in sustaining profitable growth through four core disciplines:

  • Maximizing Leadership Effectiveness
  • Strategic Planning
  • Implementing Strategic HR Initiatives
  • Enhancing Customer Loyalty

The Focus Group has provided these consulting and training services to manufacturing and service organizations across the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Middle East. Pete has worked closely with the leadership teams of organizations such as Exxon, Brinks, EMC, State Farm, Marriott, N.C.I. YKK and Freddie Mac.

Pete is co-author of Leading Your Organization to the Next Level: The Core Disciplines of Sustained Profitable Growth.

Pete holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Emory and Henry College and Master’s degrees in both Business Administration and Industrial Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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