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Strategic Planning Made Simple

Are you looking for a simple, effective and affordable strategic planning, implementation and performance management process that aligns all the staff to achieving the vision?

Every business no matter what the size should have a strategic plan in place for at least the next three years. The problem is that most businesses don’t understand how to develop a strategic plan. Those that DO have a plan, often struggle to execute it!

Benifits of strategic planning for an organisation:

  • It allows organisations to be proactive rather than reactive
  • It helps to increase market share and profitability
  • It can make a business more durable
  • It sets up a sense of direction
  • It increases operational efficiency.

"If you don't know where you are going, you are certain to end up somewhere else."
- Yogi Berra


This two day interactive workshop covers:
  • Improves executive time management
  • Create a clear Strategic Focus at all levels in the organisation
  • Develop an organisational culture based on a collectively created set of values
  • Provide an understanding of those issues that are critical to the achievement of the vision
  • Each individual has a simple one page performance agreement for the next six months
  • Establishes tactics and actions to support the business goals
  • Establish measurable performance indicators
  • Easy to change and adjust as required
  • Create a striking easy to follow plan
  • Allow for ownership of the process
  • All stakeholders are involved in the process
  • Motivates and aligns the team
  • Improves communication
  • Get results
After this two day workshop, you will be able to:
  • Develop a simple one page strategic plan
  • Know how to implement and execute it
  • Ensure that departmental strategy is aligned to the overall corporate strategy

What others have said...

“I found this workshop practical and structured and found the facilitator knowledgeable and entertaining at the same time.  I felt equipped to go out and facilitate a strategy session and have a model and tools to guide me.”
- Merridy Edgson, ME Mentoring and Coaching 
“Wonderfully informative, helpful, relevant. I've learnt skills necessary to take my School to the next level of growth and development. Invaluable training for me!"
- Denay Willie, The Rainbow Academy

“The workshop exceeded my expectations. Clive is a very efficient communicator, easy to relate to, very engaging. He has very good experience to share and provided practical examples."
- Jeanie Knowlden, ITL

More about our facilitator, Clive Howe

Clive has developed ec@ps (Electronic Compass Aligned Performance System), which is a web based performance management tool to monitor strategic performance and individual performance.

More than 400 organisations have adopted or used the ec@ps model.

Clive is the CEO of Ecaps Consulting and is a published author. His book based on the ec@ps model, “Simple Solutions to Strategic Success” is a set book used for the SMDP programme run by the University of Stellenbosch Business School - Executive Development.

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In-house Workshops

Our recommendation is that this intervention should be run as part of your in-house management development curriculum at a venue and on a date that is convenient for you!

For more information about this cost-effective option, please contact Kym on 082 453 9393 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.