Advanced Operations Strategy and Project Management

London Business Training & Consulting
Course summary
5 weeks
9,325 GBP excl. VAT 5,595 - 9,325 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
Professional Training
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Course description

Advanced Operations Strategy and Project Management

This course leads delegates through the key elements of Operations Strategy, from effective strategy creation, alignment, through to objective resource planning and establishing key strategic deliverables.

This course also leads delegates through the key elements of excellence within Operations Strategy; understanding and aligning Operations Strategy with the wider external operating environment, Effective communication and engagement with stakeholders and the effective management of time horizons within strategy creation and roll out.

Project Management Essentials is an introduction to running and managing projects effectively. We all get involved in projects of various types and sizes. This course gives you the necessary tools and techniques to deliver projects on time, on budget to the required specification every time.

By attending this course, your Project Management skills will be taken to a higher level. This is a comprehensive exploration of the Leadership skills required for project success. We will take you on a journey of discovering your strengths and areas for development and also those of your team. This is a “must-do” course for anyone who wants to run successful projects.

The course also includes site visits to organizations relevant to the course so delegates can develop an understanding of how their contemporaries function in the real-world.

The course will wrap with a summary of the key learning points, followed by an action planning exercise with a view to apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately upon your return to work. Post-course support is also available in relation to the implementation of your action plan, up to six (6) months following course completion.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Chief Operations Officers
  • Heads of Operations
  • Operations Directors and Managers
  • Senior executives with responsibility for strategy
  • Project Managers
  • Heads of Departments
  • Operations Executives, Officers and staff
  • Those who wish to learn how to develop the capabilities of their operation’s processes to improve process performance.
  • Team Leaders

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of key Operations Strategy creation.
  • Understand how to effectively manage resources to optimize both resources and strategy outcomes.
  • Manage a range of changes effectively.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the impacts of the external operating environment upon Operations strategy creation and implementation.
  • Ensure effective engagement with internal stakeholders.
  • Effectively handover Operations strategy to the Operations Management team.
  • Know and use the tools to define and plan your project accurately and powerfully.
  • Understand and evaluate the Risks & Stakeholders on a project.
  • Know your leadership strengths and areas for development.
  • Explore and analyse how to motivate and empower your team to success.
  • Know how to lead with authority and an openly accountable way.
  • Explore the key skills of coaching to engage & develop your team.
  • Develop a practical perspective into contemporary work practices in your field.
  • Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.

Training Course Content

Role and Contribution of Operations Strategy to the Organization

  • Aligning Operations Strategy with overall Organizational Strategy & Goals
  • Key Planning Techniques within Operations Strategy

Developing Operations Strategy

  • Assessing Operations Strategy Deliverables
  • Effective Management of change within Operations Strategy
  • Understanding key dependencies within Operations Strategy

Operations Resource Management

  • Understanding the key dynamics of Internal Resources
  • Effective Risk Management
  • Building resilience within Operations Strategy

Managing the Operations Environment

  • Understanding the organizational Operating Environment
  • Operations Strategy Creation Toolkit
  • Setting effective Operations Strategy KPI’s

Operations Strategy – Managing Time Horizons

  • Understanding the organizational Operating Environment
  • Operations Strategy Creation Toolkit
  • Setting effective Operations Strategy KPI’s

Operations Strategy – Communication and Handover

  • Creating the Business Case for Senior Executives
  • Effective communication and engagement with stakeholders
  • Effective handover to Operations Management teams

The Project Cycle

  • Defining Your Project
  • Project Planning Toolkit
  • The Skills of an Effective Project Manager

Project Scheduling – Cost Estimation and Budgeting

  • Project Scoping and The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Forecasting Time
  • Project Finance and Budgeting

Project Risk Management

  • Assessing Risk on your Project
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Managing Changes in your Project and Project Closure

Site Visit

  • Industrial visit to a relevant organization.
  • An insight into the internal working of companies.
  • An opportunity to learn through interaction with practising professionals.

Project Leadership – Key Skills

  • Leadership Skills for Project Success
  • Building a high performing Project Team
  • Motivation and Empowerment

Project Leadership – Engagement and Development

  • Leading with Open Accountability
  • Engaging Key Stakeholders Effectively
  • Coaching Your Project Team

Keeping Projects on Track

  • Delivering Projects under Pressure
  • Dealing With Difficult Stakeholders
  • High-level Communication

Why choose London Business Training & Consulting

Management consultation service 

Paperless service delivery model

Flexible open course schedule

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London Business Training & Consulting

London Business Training & Consulting (LBTC) is the UK’s premier business and management training and consultancy service provider. LBTC offers 600 management training courses in sixteen (16) subject categories of durations ranging from 1-day to 11-weeks. This includes 90-minute interactive live online training courses....

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