This virtual workshop is part of our series on Business and Accounting Strategies in Uncertain Times. The series is made up of two Masterclasses, 1: Reshaping Strategy and 2: Implementing Strategy. Each Masterclass is made up of component modules. You can book a full 5 session class or chose individual modules.
This virtual training is being delivered live and online over 5 individual sessions, each of 4 hours’ duration from 13:00 – 17:00 London (UK).
Are you navigating the new normal? Revising strategy and business plans? Do you keep the business on track to deliver? This workshop takes you through a practical approach to building strategy; and a performance management system to keep your business team on track in the post pandemic world.
The challenge for the modern CFO is to be a visionary. To do this you need to be armed with the right tools and techniques. We know that besides setting plans and budgets that provide sufficient agility for the modern world is a big challenge, as is combining financial and operational data to report effectively. This 5-session workshop takes you through a practical approach to building strategy; developing metrics; and a performance management system to keep your business team on track to deliver.
This course comprises interactive workshops designed to give you practical business planning and reporting approaches you and your team can implement directly in your own organisation. The workshops allow you the opportunity to try out techniques in a safe environment so that you can adapt and use them for the specific circumstances in your own organisation. The sessions break down into three distinct areas:
Your role as strategic business partner:
- How to be a vital member of the C-Suite
Rapid development of a business strategy and business plan:
- Identifies the most important issues that the business needs to address
- Highlights the opportunities available
- Gives a clear set of priorities
- Puts a plan in place for change
Rapid development of a scorecard or dashboard to report against the business plan:
- Practical end to end methodology to go from strategic objectives to a working scorecard
- Portfolio of balanced indicators (Leading & lagging; financial & non financial)
- Part of a management system focussed on taking action
- Identifies key measurement points, things that make the biggest impact on the business result, and that the team can exert greatest influence on
- How to turn the measurement points into working practical metrics with targets and owners
At the end of this seminar participants you will:
Have practical methods you can take back to your business
- Be equipped to run workshops with your business to develop business plans and to design strategic reporting
- Have Learned to use a portfolio of tools and techniques including:
- SWOT & PESTLE Analysis
- Strategic prioritisation
- Cause and Effect modelling
- Performance measure design
- Running a performance management system