Most small business owners know they should spend more time planning. They attribute this to a lack of time, but the reality is that they don’t do it because they don’t know how to plan in a way that gets maximum results for minimum time invested. This training program provides business owners and managers with a simple, effective framework for plannning that is guaranteed to quickly get and keep themselves and their team focused on the activities they need to improve business results.

Instructional Objectives:

This training session provides managers, small business owners and entrepreneurs at all stages of their business with the skills and knowledge improve business results through effective strategic planning. The following topics will be covered:

  • What strategic planning is and what it isn’t;
  • Different types of strategic planning;
  • Phases of strategic planning;
  • Strategic planning pitfalls;
  • How and when to monitor your plans;
  • Measuring results;
  • How flexible should your plan be? and
  • Adapting to change as you grow.

Measurable Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Have a clear system for annual, quarterly and monthly strategic planning that they can use to reduce stress, save time managing themselves and employees, and improve business results;
  • Have clarity on the top priorities for achieving their short and long term business goals;
  • Have identified the systems and habits they need to put in place to take consistent action on these priorities; and
  • Be better able to focus their time and efforts for optimum return in efficiency, profits, and results.

This program builds competencies in the following areas:

Duration: 8 Hours, 12 Hours

Format: Entrepreneur Training, Group Training