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THE EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

The big 7 elements for an effective business leader    

Course Overview

To get places in today’s business environment, it’s not enough to just be a specialist in your field or to be a good manager. To stand out and be able to really go places in the business world, you need to have a broad understanding of a range of key aspects of business. That’s why a well-rounded knowledge of business as a whole is important and why you need to attend AstroTech’s 3-Day training programme.

5-7 November 2018

8-10 April 2019

7-9 October 2019

 

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The course covers the following key topics:

 

STRATEGY

·     The five essential elements of a successful strategy

·     Tools to create a strategy in a fast changing environment

·     Comparing different models of strategic planning for applicability

·      Keeping your strategy relevant

·     How to ensure strategy is understood and implemented across all levels in the organisation 

 

LEADERSHIP

·         Latest trends/paradigms in leadership – the leader as catalyst

·         Learn how to deal with current challenges for leaders

·         Create your own leadership development plan

·         How to grow leadership in your team and organisation

 

CRITICAL THINKING & DECISION MAKING

·      The skills required for critical thinking & decision making

·      Tools to assist in ensuring critical thinking and decision making

·      What to do if you didn’t get the results you were hoping for

·     Setting the stage and developing critical thinking and decision making in your team     

 

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

·      Empowering yourself by understanding accounting jargon and terminology     

·      The Importance of Cash-flow and Liquidity Management

·      Understanding Gearing and Rates of Return

·      Importance of Cashflow and Liquidity

·       Overview of Interpreting Financial Statements

·      Fraud awareness and deterrence

 

KEY PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - AN OVERVIEW

·      What is Economics, and why it is useful

·      Macroeconomics and Microeconomics – where they fit in

·    Supply and Demand, and their effect on costs and decision-making

·       Labour Economics and its impact on employment  

 

MARKETING

•    The New Basics of Marketing

•    The Difference between B2C & B2B marketing

•    Structuring The Marketing Plan

•    Macro & Micro Environment Analysis

•    Customer Segmentation, Targeting & Positioning (STP Strategy)

•    The 8P Marketing Mix (includes Digital & Social Media)

•    Calculating Return on Marketing Investment (ROMI)
 

LABOUR RELATIONS

·    The Labour Relations Act and the Basic Conditions of        Employment Act and their application in the workplace

·     Procedural & Substantive Fairness in Disciplinary processes - prior to , during and after formal hearings

·      Other Legislation Applicable to the Employment Relationship

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • MDs, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs
  • Managers, Supervisors and Team leaders
  • Human Resources Managers & Staff
  • Professionals wanting to broaden their business exposure
  • Anyone else wanting to develop their holistic business skills

KEY BENEFITS

  • Expose yourself to broader business concepts
  • Gain a holistic understanding of business
  • Network with other professionals in Industry
  • Make yourself more valuable to your company

TAKE HOME TOOLS

  • Training Manual & CD
  • All delegates receive one month of telephonic support relating to course content

THE VENUE

  • The AstroTech Conference Centre in Parktown, Johannesburg is in a gracious mansion in one of the most historic and beautiful areas of Johannesburg. It is a high-end business focused conference centre with competitively priced packages, excellent facilities and top client service. Close to major highways, airport and Johannesburg city centre, this state-of-the-art venue offers elegance, discretion, security and convenience with safe parking.

GENERAL

Provision of the course by AstroTech includes:

  • Professional Presentation of the subject matter

  • All course material & tutorials

  • Suitable Training Venue

  • Lunch & refreshments

5-7 November 2018

8-10 April 2019

7-9 October 2019

 

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