Vision Mission Strategy Understanding the Organisation

Middlesex University
In London (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Short course
  • London (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
  • When:

Strategic planning is a vital business tool – but you'll need a complete understanding of your organisation, department and projects in order to create truly successful strategies. By applying the advice you'll gain from this workshop, you'll start to understand your organisation's aims and objectives, and where your project or area of responsibility fits into these.

By the end of the session, you'll be able to:

Recognise the need for organisational vision and clear strategic objectives

Contribute to the establishment and development of organisational policies

Important information
What are the course objectives?

By the end of the session, you'll be able to:

Establish objectives and targets for your area of operation

Disseminate objectives and targets to others within the organisation as appropriate, and gain their support

Establish procedures to monitor and control achievement of objectives and targets within your area of operation

Undertake SWOT analysis of the organisation and your area of responsibility

Use completed SWOT and PESTLE analyses to derive a profile of your organisation in relation to identified market and customer needs.



Where and when

Starts Location
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Risk Management
Strategic Planning
IT Development
IT Management
Mission Strategy
qualitative information
control achievement

Course programme

This one day course covers the following key competencies:

Concept and methods of conducting PESTLE and SWOT analyses
Practical use of PESTLE and SWOT analyses to create outline organisational profiles
The concept of appropriate access to knowledge and information within the organisation to facilitate its activities* SWOT analysis techniques for individuals and organisations
PESTLE analysis
Methods of determining feasibility and viability of opportunities and options* Importance of risk management
Problem solving and decision making techniques including the use of quantitative and qualitative information
Importance of organisational vision and strategic planning* Policy determination
Objective and target setting
Ways to inform others of objectives and targets – on a need to know basis as appropriate* Procedures to monitor and control achievement of objectives and targets.
This course is part of the Institute for Work Based Learning (IWBL) Management Series. Other workshops include:
Developing a Succession Planning Culture
Finance for Non Financial Managers
Initiating and Managing Change
Management in Organisations
Planning to Meet Customer Requirements

Completion of four of the workshops in this series and a Work Based Learning Report leads to a Middlesex University Certificate in Personal and Professional Development NQF Level 4.