Our Masterclass in Design Business Strategy teaches you how to create a high-impact growth strategy for a complex and dynamic business environment.

You will learn decision-making frameworks, as well as strategic theory and processes that offer value in complex and dynamic business environments.

Participate in practical activities that give you the opportunity to discuss current business challenges and case studies

We teach an Action learning model to stimulate strategic thinking that translates into tangible applications.

Who should attend

This course is for managers, leaders, business owners, and all those who are involved in planning and implementation of strategy in their organisations.

Skills you’ll learn

  • Critical thinking 
  • Problem solving
  • Effective collaboration
  • Adaptability

Learning outcomes

  • Set a strategic direction and lead strategic planning processes that create value in your organisation
  • Evaluate critical environmental trends impacting on a sustainable organisational strategy
  • Conduct environmental and organisational scans
  • Identify internal capabilities and aligning them with strategic opportunities
  • Identify and engage stakeholder groups critical for the success of strategy implementation
  • Align strategic and operational objectives with organisational purpose
  • Collaborate with and learn from stakeholders
  • Apply innovative strategic approaches and tools to identify a competitive advantage

About your instructor

  • Elle Taurinskaite

    Elle is a business leader and consultant with over 20 years' experience who has worked in global marketing for Saatchi & Saatchi.
  • “Overall, it was really great! Our facilitator was good at explaining the content and at encouraging us to ask questions. I personally learned a lot.”

    Daniela , Design Business Strategy

Why Swinburne?

Delivered by facilitators who are industry experts

Participant course training manual

Live Online delivery allows you to do the course from anywhere

Access to our team of Customer Development Advisors

Upcoming dates
Masterclass: Design Business Strategy
13 & 14 May 2024
09:15 AM - 04:00 PM
Masterclass: Design Business Strategy
29 & 30 July 2024
09:15 AM - 04:00 PM
Masterclass: Design Business Strategy
28 & 29 October 2024
09:15 AM - 04:00 PM

Download brochure

Download this document as a quick outline of the short course that can be printed and presented to your employer.

What your course could look like

Day 1
Welcome and Introductions
Definitions of Strategy
Overview of the strategic planning approaches
Strategy dimensions
Creating Vision, Mission and Values
Stakeholder analysis
External and internal analysis
Thinking, seeing and doing Strategic thinking
Development of strategic thinking
Day 2
Organisation capability analysis
Understanding strategy levels: from corporate to operational
Strategic tools
Aligning strategy and performance
Developing strategic goals, objectives and KPIs
Structuring a Strategic Plan for your organisation
Evaluation of strategy
Live Online Delivery

Our Live Online delivery

Our Live Online delivery is a dynamic, engaging and interactive way to learn remotely. It’s just like face-to-face but with the added benefits of digital technology. Your facilitator will present in real-time, and you will be able to participate in group discussions and collaborate on exercises and group activities using our interactive platforms.

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