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Writing a Strategy

Learn how to create professionally-written strategic documents in a business context, including a business case, communications strategy or decision-making document

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what factors help to create a successful strategy
  • Learn the skills to develop a logical, convincing business case, comms strategy or decision-making document
  • Discover useful templates and frameworks for developing strategies
  • Learn how to communicate information in a logical and clear manner

Programme

9:15
Registration
9:45
Chair's Introduction
10:00
Session One
What does a successful strategy look like?
  • Learning lessons from real-life examples
  • Some useful templates to create a logical flow
11:30
Coffee
11:45
Session Two
Setting up the case study

From writer to audience:
  • Who are the stakeholders in the strategy-writing process?
  • Who can help and what can we do to help overcome barriers to success?
12:45
Lunch
13:45
Session Three
Case study – planning and writing a strategy – a practical exercise
Coffee
15:30
Session Four
Review and edit
  • What's worked well and are there any unanswered questions?
  • Reviewing strategy to identify strengths and any potential weaknesses
16:15
Close

Please note that the programme is subject to change without notice

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Comments & Views

“The course met my objectives fully and exceeded my expectations. The trainer was excellent and managed the day expertly. I would recommend Government Exchange to colleagues.”

Steven West (MOJ)

“Whole day was very informative. Definitely increased my knowledge and increased confidence to share information with colleagues.”

Jacky Harrisson (HMPPS)

“Course met my objectives very well, best overview i have had in my whole service.”

Susanne Moore (HMPPS)