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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:
  • A common vision
  • 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

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.

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

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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.