We will examine the key stages and challenges in developing strategy and subsequently monitoring the implementation of strategy, all with the constrained resources of an SME.

What you will learn

  • The importance of clearly articulated, documented and shared goals and direction
  • Your role as an SME director
  • Key stages in developing a strategy for an SME
  • How to make your strategy operational — allocating responsibility, setting milestones, KPIs and effective communication and reporting
  • Common implementation traps and how they may be avoided
  • Lost direction? How to get back on track
  • Monitoring achievement of the strategies, reviewing and updating