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Strategy in Action course

Strategy in Action course cohort

In the increasingly turbulent, competitive, and complex environments that characterise contemporary organisations, leaders need to go beyond the traditional approach to strategic planning. Analysis and planning are important, but synthesis, insight, and innovation are critical to delivering better strategy. Strategy in Action addresses these imperatives.

Strategy in Action is a five-day course that integrates traditional strategic management skills with new concepts and tools from the disciplines of innovation and design. The course will give you a clear understanding of customer value propositions and how these are the foundation of better strategy. It will also demonstrate how the customer value proposition must be embedded in a system of value creation and value capture activities bound together by a clear ‘value logic’.

Your learning and skill development will be reinforced through live case studies and extensive class interaction.

Strategy in Action can also be taken as part of the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership (GCEL).

Price: $5540 (inc. GST)

Building your capability through

After completing the course, you will know how to:

• understand and apply new concepts such as 'value logic' and its components – integration and execution logics

• design a customer value proposition

• design a new business model, and reverse design and innovate on an existing business model

• navigate the four stages of strategic conversations – making sense, making choices, making things happen, making changes – and understand how these conversations can be used to enable better strategy

• translate strategic thinking into action and results.

Our expert facilitators

Dr Kevin Hendry

Kevin is a strategist, author, and educator. Kevin spent more than 20 years with Monsanto, a US based multi-national, where he was Vice President and Managing Director Asia Pacific for the Nutrition and Consumer Products business, as well as a member of the unit's Global Board. More recently Kevin was a Director of Competitive Dynamics Pty. Ltd., a Brisbane-based management consultancy, specialising in strategy and corporate governance.

He is an Industry Fellow with UQ Business School, where he teaches strategy at Executive Education and MBA levels. Previously, he was a facilitator at the Australian Institute of Company Directors, where he taught strategy, risk, board effectiveness, and decision-making.

Kevin holds a PhD in strategy and corporate governance from The University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and a Member of the Academy of Management.