Strategic objectives tactically deployed.

Also known as Hoshin Kanri, the core of the strategy cascade process involves the translation of a robust strategic plan into a set of clear objectives, realised through precisely defined actions and projects. This course not only demonstrates the methodologies and disciplines required, but also explores the issues a practitioner might face when implementing this approach.

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Delegates must already hold a Lean Six Sigma Awareness certification

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Delegates will learn how to

As a result of attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Draw a link between strategic models taught in business schools and Hoshin Planning
  • Identify key actions and projects that will deliver the strategic objectives
  • Use defined methodology to facilitate a senior leadership team through the creation of a business strategy
  • Facilitate the implementation of the “strategy cascade” to deploy the business strategy
  • Support programme planning activities using the 7MP tools. These are equally useful in the context of new product design, service design, major project planning or improvement programme planning
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  • Requirements for effective strategy deployment
  • Roles of leadership
  • What is Strategy?
  • Undertaking strategic analysis
  • Developing a system response to strategic needs
  • Hoshin Kanri: A process approach
  • Creating the strategic plan
  • The deployment process
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