- What is Strategy?
Coming soon: an introduction to general strategy, planning and innovation.
- Core Organisational Strategy Development
This course will provide you with an all-round summary of the important issues in organisational strategy development. The articles and resources inside will educate you on organisational strategy development, and provide you with all the tools to implement your knowledge.
Michael Porter's famous Five Forces of Competitive Position model provides a simple perspective for assessing and analysing the competitive strength and position of a corporation or business organization.
Free business planning and marketing tips, samples, examples and tools - how to write a business plan, techniques for writing a marketing strategy, strategic business plans and sales plans.
- Implementing Team Plans
This course aims to guide you through the implementation of plans developed by your team, using various tips, techniques and resources.
The five-step Design Thinking model was developed at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford as a human-centred process for creative thinking, problem-solving and innovation. It allows problems which are poorly-defined or unknown to the individual or group to be contextualised and understood in a simple way, and its application can subsequently improve the manner and efficiency of innovation within a group.
- Variety and Cybernetics
Anthony Stafford Beer (1926-2002) was a British leadership theorist, best known for his work into management cybernetics, including his Viable System Model (VSM) of operational interactions.
- Operational Management Models
- Competitive Intelligence
Modern business markets are incredibly competitive. No matter how innovative you think you may be, there are always dozens of other organisations fighting for control of the same audience or consumer base. The key to staying ahead of your competition is to understand them: all their strengths and weaknesses.
- Business Development Tools
- Manage Change
This course will educate you on all the main issues surrounding change and innovation, and will guide you through the processes involved in managing this change.
Published by authors and academics in the fields of business, leadership and management, Kevan Scholes and Gerry Johnson in 1992, the Cultural Web is a useful tool for analysing and altering assumptions surrounding the culture of a company. It can be used to highlight specific practices and beliefs, and to subsequently align them with your company’s preferred culture and strategy.
- Data Management
- Effective Technology Use and Data Security
- Management Reporting