Monday, 20 February 2017

THINKING & INNOVATION - ENHANCE YOUR MENTAL INTELLIGENCE & CAPABILITY

THINKING & INNOVATION - ENHANCE YOUR MENTAL INTELLIGENCE AND CAPABILITIES

COURSE OUTLINE

Icebreaker

MODULE: 1
Introductions and Expectations

The Scary of Statistics findings
Bloom Taxonomy’s Thinking Skills
What is Innovation?
How to cultivate thinking and Innovation?
What are the tools and techniques?

Direct, drive and deliver Value creation through 5Rs

What are 5Rs?
How those 5Rs being employed through Innovation Implementation?

MODULE: 2
Higher Think Skills

How to develop 5Cs
What are they?
Critical thinking skill
Creative
Collaborative
Communication &
Character
Useful Tips through 5Bs
What are the 5 Bs
-       Strengthening Belief
-       Overcoming Barriers
-       Pushing over Borders
-       Crossing the Boundaries
-       To Be

MODULE: 3
Adapting Growth Mindsets

How they are different from Fixed Mindset
Prof. Carol Dwech’s findings
How to adapt Growth Mindset
Why it is important in today’s business landscape?

MODULE: 4
How to make access to Higher Faculty

What are the Higher Faculties
Reasoning, Intuition, Will & Imagination
How they work?
Why this is important in today’s environment

Games/Activities

Day II

MODULE: 5
Essential Soft skills

Effective Communication
Analytical and Evaluation Skills
Problem Solving Skills
How to effectively employ the new strategic tools and technique? 

Games/ Activities
Sum up / Q & A / Discussion

MODULE: 6
Stay Focus on the Main Purpose

Setting the appropriate priorities to cope with the dynamic situation
Proper alignment to the main purpose
Pursuit of Perfection (concept and uses)
Through 5 Vs
What are they?
Vision, Values, Virtues, Voices + Versatile
How they work

Video + Discussion

MODULE: 7
Key Opportunities, Challenges & Priorities

What are the Key challenges and opportunities in this Uncertain, Volatile, Complex and Ambiguous situation.
How to Master, depart and making transformation?
How to redefine your thinking process to accelerate growth?
Challenge Mastery and to have breakthrough results
Creative imagination
What are the key drivers?
What need to be done in this;
Change is certain & how to embrace change mind-set? Discussion
Why and how to focus on new opportunities & priorities
How to learn, Unlearn and relearn

MODULE: 8
A Plan to Take Home

This session will challenge the participants to think about Roadblocks & Pitfalls to implementation
Redefine your destination
Shape your character
How to bring these learned lessons into the organization

Sum Up/ Q & A
Key take-back messages


END OF DAY 2

Saturday, 18 February 2017

ENTREPRENEUR THINKING

ENTREPRENEUR THINKING

SYNOPSIS
The world is changing at a much faster pace than ever before. Global connectivity, smart machines, new media and the evolution of governance are just some of the key drivers reshaping the expectations of all stakeholders on every business owner and finance function. It is a must to play a critical and strategic role in bringing the much required stability to business and society.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After the end of this program, the participant will be able to:-
•    Demonstrate entrepreneur mindset, know-how and required essential key skills that can support business and personal goals
•    See the big picture by constantly communicating their purpose / ideas clearly, compellingly and passionately
•    Have good and deep understanding of what it takes to be successful entrepreneur;  
•    Craft and formulate a more agile and productive team by employing creative solutions
•    Understand what key decision makers are looking for
•    Practice Continuous learning by pursuing perfection
•    Have Ownership and accountability for their team through leadership by example
•    Identify the key drivers for success in line with his goals by responding to the external changes
•    Ascertain what action is needed by the organisational decision makers in cchallenging the status quo
•    Describe the ways in which entrepreneurs perceive opportunity, manage risk, and organize resources and add value.    

COURSE OUTLINE

Day I
Icebreaker

MODULE: 1
Introductions and expectations

What is entrepreneurship?
Who is an entrepreneur?
How to be a successful entrepreneur?
How Strategic Planning and Management link with entrepreneur?
How entrepreneur think
Effectual and Causal Reasoning
What they mean?

Direct, drive and deliver Value creation through 5Rs

What are 5Rs?
How those 5Rs being employed through Innovation Implementation?

MODULE: 2
What it takes to be Effective Entrepreneur

Effectual reasoning and not casual reasoning
What are their differences?
How they work
Ready, Fire, Aim
What successful entrepreneurs are looking for?
What strategic questions that must be answered?
How to develop new skills and competencies to deliver increased value?
5 Cs (Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, Creativity & Character)
How they work
Qualities of effective entrepreneur
Leadership by example,
Metric measurements, how to develop and use them?
Video/ Games

MODULE: 3
Setting Strategic Direction

What is Mission?
What is Vision?
What is Strategic?
What’s the link and relationship between all these key ingredients?
What are the 5 steps approaches?
What are they?
What are the factors that caused the strategy fails?

Games

MODULE: 4
What are the New Skills and Competencies required in 21st centuries?

Excellent analytical skills in terms of financial, market, statistical and sophisticated modelling techniques
Use of multi-discipline team approach
To integrate inputs from diverse sources
Back by strong commercial acumen characterised by strong product, process and market knowledge
Adopt best practices
Sound, solid and sane problem solving skills
Key metric measurements that shape behaviour: how to set
How to apply new strategic tools to create value for the company by looking beyond financial statements
How to effectively employ the new strategic tools and technique? 
Video, activities and group discussion
Sum up / Q & A / Discussion

Day II

MODULE: 5
Higher Order Thinking Skills

Bloom Taxonomy’s theory
What are higher Thinking Skills?
Why it is important
How can it help?

What is Creative?
What is Innovation?
How are they related?

Evaluation and control
How much progress has been made in accomplishing the task?
What is preventing us from moving forward?
What adjustments should be made to the initial strategic and operating plans?
Is there a need to revise the strategic objectives?

Games

MODULE: 6
The Strategic Focus

What are the strategic involvements?
The challenges and opportunities for entrepreneur
How the entrepreneur in directing, driving and influencing organizational strategy
Entrepreneurship and decision making in:-
a.     Enhancing Shareholders’ value,
b.     Understanding their role in the big picture
c.     Pursuit of Perfection (concept and uses)

Games

MODULE: 7
Key Challenges and Opportunities

What needs to be done in this Uncertain, Volatile, Complex and Ambiguous World?
The links Characteristics of Fixed and adapting mindsets with 4 key ingredients of growth;
Dr Dwech’s findings
How they link
Change is certain & how to embrace change mind-set? Discussion
Eight steps to successful change -Kotter’s model
How to reinvigorate growth and prosperity?
Why and how to focus on new opportunities & priorities
How to learn, Unlearn and relearn

MODULE: 8
Focus Area & Priorities

Higher order thinking skills;
How to develop Adaptive mindset
Set the appropriate priorities
Developing healthy coping strategies
Challenge Mastery to have breakthrough results
Employ creative imagination
What are the key drivers?

Activities/ video

Sum Up/ Q & A

Key take-back messages

Friday, 3 February 2017

TURN YOUR ANALYSIS INTO ACTIONABLE STRATEGIES

TURN YOUR ANALYSIS INTO ACTIONABLE STRATEGIES

SYNOPSIS

Effective strategy formulation skills are highly prized in corporate leaders and they are absolute essential to success during hard times. To turn your analysis into strategy and ultimate results, your team need to develop and effectively implement both operational and business strategic plans. It is a dynamic process where it demands your team to know precisely where you are and where you are heading to at uncertain and complicated times.  Global connectivity, smart machines, new media and the evolution of governance are just some of the key drivers reshaping the expectations of all stakeholders. The key drivers will affect every stage of your business.

This course will take you through from analysis to the strategic planning process with appropriate useful tools, techniques, ideas and mindset for every stage of your business, (5S, Survival, Stable, Success, Significance and Sustainable). To play a critical and strategic role in bringing the needed sustainability is not easy but not impossible.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Over the two days you will cover the following:
  • What it takes to be strategic plan based on your honest analysis;
  • What the organizational decision makers are looking for;
  • How you can provide management with the daily performance information needed to support continuous improvement to your organization;
  • How you can apply the tools and techniques to provide real-time quantitative insights to the performance of business processes;
  • Why the unprecedented pressure to boost efficiency and using leverage to overcome your weaknesses;
  • How to cultivate a mindset of continuous improvement and unleash your potential using holistic approach
  • How to turn threats into opportunities;
  • How to turn impossible into possible;
  • How to use the metric to shape behaviour;
  • How to make real improvement by aligning operations to your vision and mission
COURSE METHODOLOGY

This workshop will be conducted through lectures, discussions, real cases, articles, games, exercises and video presentation. The methodology built in this workshop will help participants to understand and develop strategic planning skills and to apply what they have learned on a real-life work environment enabling organizations to obtain value for money.

COURSE OUTLINE


Day I
Icebreaker

MODULE: 1
Analysis method

Introduction
What is the use of analysis?
Types of analysis
Honestly assess your current business’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in your business

MODULE: 2
Setting Strategic Direction

Where you are heading to
Your Mission?
Your Vision?
Your Operational and Strategic Plans?
What’s the link and relationship between all these key ingredients?

Deliver Organizational results through 4Ds

What are 4Ds?
Define Vision, Mission, Value and Strategy
Direct Team & Resources
Develop Team & Individual
How these 4Ds are being employed through People & Process to Deliver the Desired Result?
What are the 5 steps approaches?
What are the factors that caused the strategy to fail?

MODULE: 3
Holistic Approach

What is Actionable strategy?
How should business approach their actionable strategies?
What are the attributes of a Good Planning Framework?
What is PDCA and how to use them?
What are the steps in Strategic Planning and Management?
Understand the differences between capabilities and competencies

Direct, drive and deliver Value creation through 5Rs


What are 5Rs?
How those 5Rs being employed through the Implementation?

Exercise


MODULE: 4

Developing and Effective Implementing of Strategic Plans

Excellent analytical skills in terms of financial, market, statistical and sophisticated modelling techniques
Use of multi-discipline team approach
To integrate inputs from diverse sources
Back by strong commercial acumen characterised by strong product, process and market knowledge
Adopt best practices
How to apply new strategic tools to create value for the company by looking beyond financial statements
How to effectively employ the new strategic tools and technique? 
Games
Sum up / Q & A / Discussion


Day II

MODULE: 5
Measuring and Managing the Leading Performance Indicators

Back to Basics
What are the lagging and leading indicators?
What are the 4M?
How do they work?
Metric measurements, how to develop and use them?

Games

MODULE: 6
The Big Picture of Business

Various definition of the big picture
What is business acumen?
3 Strategies to develop business acumen
Discussion
What methods have you employed to develop your business acumen?

Video/ Games

MODULE: 7
Key Challenges and Opportunities

The Rise of complex challenges                       
Change is certain & how to embrace change mind-set? Discussion
What are the Steps to Successful Change?

Games / Exercise

How to reinvigorate growth and prosperity through 4 Vs?
What are 4Vs?
The relationship between Vision, Values, Voice and Virtue
Why and how to focus on new opportunities & priorities
How to learn, Unlearn and relearn

MODULE: 8
Focus Area & Priorities

Higher order thinking skill;
Challenge Mastery and to have breakthrough results
How to use Creative Visualization to accelerate your journey
Understand the true key drivers

Games

Sum Up/ Q & A

Key take-back messages


END OF DAY 2

Friday, 20 January 2017

ENTREPRENEUR THINKING

ENTREPRENEUR THINKING

SYNOPSIS

The world is changing at a much faster pace than ever before. Global connectivity, smart machines, new media and the evolution of governance are just some of the key drivers reshaping the expectations of all stakeholders have on every business owner and finance function. Playing a critical and strategic role in bringing the much required stability to business and society is a must.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this program, the participant will be able to:-
•    Demonstrate entrepreneur mindset, know- how and required essential key skills that can support business and personal goals
•    See the big picture by constantly communicating their purpose / ideas clearly, compelling and passionately
•    Good and deep understanding of what it takes to be successful entrepreneur;  
•    Craft and formulate a more agile and productive team by employing ccreative solutions
•   
Understand what key decision makers are looking for
•    Continuous learning by pursuing perfection
•    Ownership and accountability for their team through leadership by example
•   
Identify the key drivers for success in line with their goals by responding to the external changes
•    Ascertain what action is needed by the organisational decision makers in challenging status quo
      Describe the ways in which entrepreneurs perceive opportunity, manage risk, and organize
      resources and add value

COURSE OUTLINE
Day I
Icebreaker

MODULE: 1

Entrepreneurship and Innovation
What is entrepreneurship and Innovation ?
Who is the entrepreneur?
How to be a successful entrepreneur?
How Strategic Planning and Management is link with entrepreneur?
How Entrepreneurs Think?

Direct, drive and deliver Value creation through 5Rs

What are 5Rs?
How those 5Rs being employed through Innovation Implementation?

MODULE: 2

Qualitative Aspects of Effective Entrepreneur
What successful entrepreneurs are looking for?
What strategic questions that must be answered?
How to develop new skills and competencies to deliver increased value?
Qualities of effective entrepreneur
Leadership by example,
Metric measurements, how to develop and use them?
Video/ Games

MODULE: 3
Setting Strategic Direction
What is Mission?
What is Vision?
What is Strategic?
What’s the link and relationship between all these key ingredients?
What are the 5 steps approaches?
What are the factors that caused the strategy fails?

Games

MODULE: 4

What are the New Skills and Competencies required?

Excellent analytical skills in terms of financial, market, statistical and sophisticated modelling techniques
Use of multi-discipline team approach
To integrate inputs from diverse sources
Back by strong commercial acumen characterised by strong product, process and market knowledge
Adopt best practices
Sound, solid and sane problem solving skills
Key metric measurements that shape behaviour
How to apply new strategic tools to create value for the company by looking beyond financial statements
How to effectively employ the new strategic tools and technique?
Building a winning innovative edge 
Video, activities and group discussion

Sum up / Q & A / Discussion

Day II

MODULE: 5

Higher Order Thinking Skills

What is higher Thinking Skills?
Why it is important?
How can it help?

What is Creative?
What is Innovation?
How are they related?

Evaluation and control
How much progress has been made in accomplishing the task?
What is preventing us from moving forward?
What adjustments should be made to the initial strategic and operating plans?
Is there a need to revise the strategic objectives?

Games

MODULE: 6

The strategic roles of entrepreneur

What are the strategic involvements?
The challenges and opportunities for entrepreneur
How the entrepreneur is directing, driving and influencing organizational strategy
Entrepreneurship and decision making in:-
a.     Enhancing Shareholders’ value,
b.     Understanding their role in the big picture
c.     Pursuit of Perfection (concept and uses)

Games

MODULE: 7

Key Challenges and Opportunities

What need to be done in this Uncertain, Volatile, Complex and Ambiguous World?
Fixed and adapting mindsets;
Change is certain & how to embrace change mind-set? Discussion
Eight steps to successful change -Kotter’s model
How to reinvigorating growth and prosperity?
Why and how to focus on new opportunities & priorities
How to learn, Unlearn and relearn

MODULE: 8

Focus Area & Priorities
Higher order thinking skill;
How to develop Adaptive mindset
Set the appropriate priorities
Developing healthy coping strategies
Challenge Mastery and to have breakthrough results
Employ creative imagination
What are the key drivers?

Activities/ video

Sum Up/ Q & A
Key take-back messages


END OF DAY 2