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The Fundamentals Of
Strategy In Action

What This Initiative Is About


With the global landscape changing so rapidly, the best leaders are looking beyond their day-to-day time horizons and creating strategic advantages for the future now. They realise, while every member of their team needs to be masterful in their execution, they also need to be well versed in the fundamentals of strategy so they can partake in the evolution & success of their organization.


This Program will give you a…


- Great grounding in the fundamentals of strategy

- Solid perspective on the best strategies of the last 50 years

- Fascinating insight to the pre-eminent strategic thinkers of our time

- Opportunity to enhance their strategic acumen

- Ability to significantly shape your organization’s future strategies


What You Can Expect


A ground breaking, absolutely unique, expertly researched & created, world class, professionally delivered initiative, which will address your specific needs and benefit you for a lifetime.


How This Initiative Is Conducted


This perspective shaping initiative is expertly run as a series of …


Illuminating introductions
Engaging dialogues
Interactive games & exercises
Thought provoking debriefs
Open questions & answer sessions
Reflection time-outs
Relevant case studies
Enriching assignments
Feedback loops


Initiative Outline


Day 1


The Strategic Leader

  • What Is A Strategic Leader

  • What Is The Value Of Being A Strategic Leader


Anticipating Change

  • The Sigmoid Curve


SWOT Analysing Your Organization

  • Figuring Out Your Key Strengths

  • Figuring Out Your Key Weaknesses

  • Figuring Out Your Key Opportunities

  • Figuring Out Your Key Threats


The 7S Model

  • Your Strategy

  • Your Structure

  • Your Systems

  • Your Skills

  • Your Staff

  • Your Style

  • Your Shared Values


Exploring The Future You’d Like To Create


Formulating The Organization

  • What Are Values

  • What Is A Vision

  • What Is A Mission

  • What Is The Purpose

  • What Is A Strategy

  • What Are Goals

  • What Are Milestones

  • What Are Targets

  • What Is A Plan

  • What Are Actions

  • What Are Results


Three Levels Of Clarity

  • Strategic Statements

  • Action Statements

  • Result Statements


The Balanced Scorecard – Measuring Success


Day 2


Strategic Perspectives From The Top Strategic Gurus


The Future

  • Alvin Toffler


Strategic Leadership & Management

  • Igor Ansoff

  • Tom Peters

  • Peter Drucker


Strategic Innovation

  • Clayton Christensen

  • Rosebeth Moss Kanter


Corporate Strategy

  • W.Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne

  • Kenichi Ohmae

  • Michael Porter


Production & Constraints

  • Eliyahu Goldratt

  • W. Edward Deming


Organization Learning, Development & Behaviour

  • Chris Argyris

  • Peter Senge    

  • Charles Handy

Mergers, Acquisitions & Alliances

  • P Haspeslagh and D Jemison

  • P Lorange and J Roos


Human Capital, Decision Making Reengineering

  • Gary S Becker

  • James G. March

  • Hammer & Champy


Global Strategic Solutions

  • Christopher Bartlett & Samantha Ghoshal

  • Gary Hamel

  • C K Prahalad 


Day 3


Your Business Unit Strategy

  • Defining Your Business Unit Scope

  • Articulating Your Business Unit Goals

  • Identifying Your Business Unit Competitive Advantages

  • Designing The Value Constellation

  • Managing The Value Chain


The Strategic Resourcing Model

  • Your Contribution To Organizational Strategy

  • Organising Your High Value Add

  • Organising Your Business Necessities

  • Organising Your Unique Value Propositions

  • Organising Your Generic Value Propositions


RAIR Logic - Aligning Your Culture, Strategy, Leadership & Customers

Your Current Situation

  • Current Customer Needs

  • Current Strategy

  • Current Organization Culture

  • Current Leadership Style


Your Future Situation

  • Future Customer Needs

  • Future Strategy

  • Future Organization Culture

  • Future Leadership Style                    


Growing Your Client Base

  • Your Current Clients

  • Your Future Clients

  • Your Retention Strategy

  • Your Recruitment Strategy


Building Strategic Relationships

  • Conceptual & Technical Collaboration

  • Your Collaboration Framework

  • Creating Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances

Your Chief Facilitator - Manoj Sharma

Who is Manoj Sharma?

Manoj Sharma is just a human being, doing his best to make a small difference in the world.


Professionally, Manoj Sharma is the Chief Facilitator of 


Manoj Sharma started his career in Special International Events for the Walt Disney Co. He continued, as a Group Business Development Director for a tech startup which was sold for SGD 23.5 million. He was subsequently the CEO of the Singapore Service Academy for more than 10 years. He has advised more than 300 large public and private organisations, assisted them with their organisational and professional development needs, as well as delivered keynotes and facilitated programs globally for more than 110,000 people. He considers this to be an absolute privilege.


Manoj sits on various committees. In 2003 he was invited by SPRING Singapore to advice on how to grow Singapore’s entrepreneurship landscape and subsequently sat of the Board of the Action Committee for Entrepreneurship. In 2012, he was invited by the Singapore Kindness Movement to conceptualise the framework for Kindness@Work, a national initiative designed to create a more gracious society starting with the CEOs of large organisations. Outside of his roles with the aforementioned organisations, he is highly active in the international start-up scene, as an investor, speaker, judge and thoroughly delights in mentoring entrepreneurs from around the world.


In his free time, Manoj enjoys playing a round of golf with his buddies. As for the future, Manoj looks forward to continue to contribute to society, to the best of his abilities.

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