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Course Name: Effective Strategy Development for SMEs and Start-up Ventures

Special offer for group registration:
Number of participants Fees
2-5 $ 700
6 -10 $ 650
11-50 $ 500
> 50 $ 450
To register as a group, contact us through: E: or give us a call on T: +254707053111
Course Date Duration Location Fee: Registrations
Date: 29/07/2024 - 02/08/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 05/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 26/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 02/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 30/09/2024 - 04/10/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 28/10/2024 - 01/11/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 04/11/2024 - 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 25/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register


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Email: info@

+234 (0) 8038 066705,
+234 (0) 9039055940
+254 707 053 111


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Course Description

Effective strategy formulation skills are highly prized in corporate world—and they are absolutely essential in SMEs and Start-up ventures. The ability to develop operational business strategies and then take those from plan to action (or to rethink them on short notice) sets true leaders apart from their peers. Forward-looking strategy formulation can make the difference between a profitable business and one that stagnates. Vital Extra Learning and Consultancy offers strategic development training course for managers at all levels. The entire process is covered in detail, from the basics of formulation to implementing a strategic business plan. This course is designed to help participants gain the business strategy and skills needed to effectively map their organization’s future.


Learning outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

      Use Mind Mapping to define and refine a strategic initiative

      Design a strategic execution goal for a successful outcome and preparing for results

      Plan and lead an energizing launch for a strategic initiative-focused project

      Use plans, schedules, budgets and controls to track the progress of their strategic initiative

      Overcome opposition and unforeseen obstacles using political skills and creative problem solving techniques.


Who should enroll?

This course is ideal for you if you are a strategy managers, risk management official or someone who desires to become more knowledgeable in strategy management. This course is also suitable for experienced leaders who need to successfully execute their part of larger scope, mission-critical strategic initiatives.

Why train with us

Vital Extra Learning guarantees our clients:

      State-of-the-art facilities and training infrastructure

      Extended tradition of hand-holding during post engagement

      Service delivery through highly seasoned industry experts.

      Value for money



Module 1: Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • Exposition of the concept of strategy 
  • Good strategy vs bad strategy
  • Thinking strategically and its application in organizations
  • Leadership and management of strategy
  • Strategic goals vs operational goals
  • Application of strategic management system


Module 2: Business Analysis for Strategy Development

  • The concept of business model
  • Vision, values, mission and goals
  • Business environment analysis
  • Evaluation of organizations competencies and capabilities
  • Resource-based approaches to strategy


Module 3: Strategy Development, Choice and Translation

  • Levels of strategy: corporate, business and functional
  • Competitive strategy – strategy as position
  • Emergent strategies – strategy as patterns
  • Uncertainty and scenarios – strategy as plans
  • Strategic choice – how to select the best strategy
  • Translating strategy with strategy maps and balanced scorecards


Module 4: Implementation of Strategy in Organizations

  • Strategy communication
  • Stakeholder management in strategy implementation
  • Managing strategic risks
  • Strategy alignment with organizational operations
  • Measurement of strategic performance
  • Effective execution of strategy implementation
  • Integration of strategic and operational management processes


Module 5: Bringing It All Together

  • Ensuring cohesiveness in strategy planning teams
  • Tools for analyzing business models and strategies
  • Dealing with psychological bias 
  • Action planning



This training can be customized for your institution or delivered at your preferred location upon request. For training customization, contact us through
Email: info@
+234 (0) 8038 066705,
+234 (0) 9039055940
+254 707 053 111


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