Innovation and Strategy in your Business and Supply Chain

£995.00 + VAT

Overview

The need for understanding and leading change has never been greater. As organisations become leaner and more competitive, supply chains become more effective and integrated, and as information systems and communications become faster and more sophisticated it is vital that managers need to be able to lead and manage change at all levels in their organisation.

By the end of the course, participants will:
  • Why businesses change
  • How businesses are structured and change their structures
  • How the supply chain can operate and change effectively
  • How to diagnose the need for change
  • How to develop the vision and the plan
  • How change affects people and teams and how best to manage them through the change
  • How to measure success

Session 1

Understanding Change and why it occurs

  • What drives Change in Supply Chain Organisations
  • Different varieties of Change
  • The evolution of businesses and their structures
  • Leadership for Change
  • Culture and Power in Organisations
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Individual and Team Change – different approaches
Session 2

Diagnosis and Preparation

  • Diagnosing the need for Change
  • Hard and Soft Change
  • Kotter’s eight steps for Change
  • Creating the Coalition
  • Creating the Vision
  • Creating the Plan
  • Choosing the Agent for Change
Session 3

Making the Change

  • Avoiding conflict and building on progress through communication and feedback.
  • Managing the change at all levels, personal, team and organisational – different approaches, different strategies, Push/Pull, Levers for Change
  • Monitoring and managing staff morale, consultation and team building
  • Personal Transitions – how people respond to Change
  • Sustaining and managing the plan
  • Monitoring progress and adapting the plan
  • Conclusions

Innovation and Strategy in your Business and Supply Chain

Today’s top companies succeed by making innovation a fundamental part of their strategy. As the pace of change continues to increase and the threat of disruption becomes the new normal, companies need to have a focused and effective approach to innovation. Apple, Amazon, Intuit, and other industry leaders continue to build breakthroughs; strategies that reshape markets, deliver greater value at a lower cost, redefine channels, and force competitors to scramble for alternative products.

In this two-day program, you’ll examine the frameworks that market-leading companies use to build innovation into their business approach. Through hands-on group exercises and real-world examples, you’ll learn how to drive innovation and develop winning strategies for your organisation. The program emphasizes tangible, practical content which can be immediately deployed in your organization.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Build innovation into the strategy development process
  • Design innovative, go-to-market strategies that create value for customers and fuel growth
  • Learn how to orient your business for speed in order to secure a competitive advantage 
  • Identify and exploit new markets that are uncontested
  • Apply creative strategies to market your business offerings

TOPICS COVERED

  • Exploring the habits of today’s “new innovators” and corporate innovation structures
  • Hiring and partnering for successful innovation
  • Bringing diverse talent together to spark new ideas
  • Fostering innovative strategies, eliminating obstacles, and managing risk
  • Ensuring that innovation remains a strategic priority
  • Driving innovation across the organization
  • Crafting the optimal metrics and setting the right expectations on which to be measured
  • Navigating the organizational challenges inherent in innovation programs in established companies

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133 Hall Lane, Upminster RM14 1AL

+44 1708 259450

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supplychainacademy.org.uk

 

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