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Training on Leadership and Strategic Management

By: Devimpact Institute


19 - 23 Aug, 2024  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Nairobi

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Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi, Kenya 16 - 20 Sep, 2024 USD950
Nairobi, Kenya 30 Sep - 04 Oct, 2024 USD950
Nairobi, Kenya 14 - 18 Oct, 2024 USD950
Nairobi, Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024 USD950
Nairobi, Kenya 25 - 29 Nov, 2024 USD950
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024 USD950

In today’s complicated corporate world, managers are faced with a wide range of tasks and goals that cannot be easily accomplished with a single mindset or leadership style. It is critical for leaders to develop a plan to express their goal or vision statement and make it possible for their business activities to be successfully carried out. Strategic management and leadership are intertwined, particularly during the implementation phase when a company sets its vision, mission, and annual goals, creates regulations, and allocates funds to guarantee the successful implementation of strategies. Leadership and strategic management work together to meet short-term targets, manage business priorities, and position the organization for the future while meeting current demands.

This leadership and strategic Management training program equips participants with the skills to define and implement organizational strategies for themselves, their team, and their organization. It provides leaders and professionals with a set of transformational tools and techniques to help them maximize their own and their team’s creative potential in a strategic context.

Target Participants 

This course is targeted at managers and any other professional who want to hone their leadership skills.

Course Duration 

Online     7 Days

Classroom-based     5 Days

What you will learn 

By the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Develop an understanding of the process of strategy formation and implementation within any organization.
  • Link the strategy of a firm with the desired outcomes.
  • Recognize factors that require change in your organization and lead the changes in your organization.
  • Demonstrate the leadership core skills of communication and inspiration; systems thinking and emotional intelligence.
  • Discover and develop the creative capabilities of teams and individuals.
  • Use personal influence on network and influence people effectively.
  • Apply a change management model for communicating and implementing change.
  • Understand the essentials of strategic management in a global economy.

Course Outline  

Leadership: An Overview 

  • Definition of leadership
  • Leadership Styles
  • The modern business environment
  • Accountability mechanisms

Core Leadership Competencies 

  • Leader or manager?
  • Influence, authority, and power
  • Emotions, mood & disposition
  • Rapport-building
  • Communication and its part in leadership
  • Teamwork development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coaching skills

Leadership and Change 

  • Different approaches to change
  • Models of the change process
  • Individual reaction to change.
  • Politics of change

Strategic Planning and Management 

  • Strategy definition and features
  • Introduction to strategic management
  • Introduction to strategic planning
  • Strategic plan elements
  • Components of a strategy statement
  • Importance of strategic planning and management in an organization

The Strategic Pillars 

  • Differentiate Between Mission and Vision
  • Core Values and Their Role in Strategic Planning
  • Articulate the Unique Value for Your Unit
  • Value of Purpose in Ensuring a High-Performance Organization That Achieves Results
  • Mission and Vision Statements

Strategic Planning and Management Process 

  • Environment Analysis
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Strategy Evaluation

Analyzing the Environment 

  • External environment
    • Macro and micro factors
    • Macro and Market Trends
    • The performance matrix
  • Internal environment
    • Components of an Internal Assessment
    • Concept of Core Competencies
    • Importance of Culture in an Internal Assessment
    • Internal Assessment Diagnostic
  • Tools/Techniques for Conducting External and Internal Assessments

Making Strategic Decisions 

  • Role of data synthesis, insight, and creativity in strategic planning
  • Conducting a SWOT analysis
  • Using a SWOT analysis to choose strategic imperatives.
  • Identifying organization’s integrated components
  • Strategic imperatives and performance measures

Building a Strategic Plan – Key Elements 

  • Where you stand
    • Internal/external assessment, mission, and principles
  • What do you expect to accomplish?
    • Vision, goals, and objectives
  • How to get there? Strategy Map
  • Developing strategic initiatives
  • Developing an action plan
  • Strategic performance measures
  • What are the strategic risks?

Communicating and Executing the Strategic Action Plan 

  • Identifying gaps in executing the strategy
  • Building commitment through multiple avenues of communication
  • Establish individual and team performance goals linked to the strategic action plan.
  • Aligning the organization towards the goal
  • Linking rewards and recognition to the strategic progress

Strategy Review 

  • Importance of strategy review
  • Conducting strategic review meetings
  • Developing a strategic review agenda
  • Revising the strategy

Three Ds in Strategic Planning 

  • Decisions
  • Direction
  • Dedication

Strategic Concerns in Competitive Environment 

  • Impact of the affiliations between competitors, and among competitors and customers on the market
  • How competitive connections impact the changes in industries.
  • Principles of data, vision, and innovation
  • Conducting a SWOT evaluation
  • Strategic issues and strategic creativities

Strategic Thinking 

  • Context of strategic thinking
  • Key aspects of strategic thinking
  • Applying strategic thinking tools
  • Strategic thinking process

Leadership and Strategy 

  • Role of strategic leadership in strategic management
  • Essential skills of a strategic leader
  • Principles of strategic leadership

Training Approach 

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers with vast experience as expert professionals in their respective practice fields. The course is taught through practical activities, presentations, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course 

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide training needs. A training needs assessment will be done on the training participants to collect data on the existing skills, knowledge gaps, training expectations and tailor-made needs.

Nairobi Aug 19 - 23 Aug, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 16 - 20 Sep, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 30 Sep - 04 Oct, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 14 - 18 Oct, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 25 - 29 Nov, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024

Registration: 08:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 950.00 + 47.50 (VAT)(Classroom-based)
USD 600.00 + 30.00 (VAT)(Online)
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Devimpact Institute +254714349537

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