In response to COVID-19, this Executive Education course has been developed according to our emergency teaching protocol framework which includes a blend of synchronous (online face to face) and asynchronous (in your own time) teaching methods.


Learn to think and act strategically

Get an intense workout in strategy and growth

The Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth (STEG) short course at the UCT GSB equips business leaders and executives to think and act strategically to grow their businesses in challenging times. 

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COURSE DATES

TBC for 2021

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TUITION FEE

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BUILD ORGANISATIONAL RESILIENCE

Where there is volatility, there is also opportunity - and business leaders who can identify and leverage such opportunities will prosper. The STEG course at the UCT GSB provides the strategic skills needed to navigate and thrive in difficult times. The course is designed to build organisational resilience and deliver results.

Over eight half-day sessions, delegates are immersed in strategy, critical thinking and business model innovation. You will gain tools for engaging in strategic conversations and learn the key elements for developing a dynamic blueprint for strategy and execution for growth.

The UCT GSB is internationally recognised and one of less than 100 business schools in the world to be triple-crown accredited. Take advantage of our world-class faculty and more than five decades of business education experience.

Decided that this is the programme for you?

BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN STRATEGY AND EXECUTION


This results-based leadership programme equips executives and senior managers to adapt and stay ahead of the curve by exploring best management practices and the latest strategies for sustaining competitive advantage over the longer term.

Find out more about this programme from Dr Grant Sieff, Course Convenor of the Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth course is aimed at:

  • Leaders of organisations
  • Senior executives
  • Senior managers
  • Specialists
  • Change agents
  • Consultants

Delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and apply strategic thinking and planning frameworks and tools in their organisations 
  • Engage effectively in a strategic conversation of relevance to the organisation
  • Build and communicate a strategic plan
  • Address the latest trends and challenges facing organisations
  • Identify how to strengthen the organisation's business model
  • Create and prioritise strategic options effectively
  • Sharpen the value proposition and value delivery system
  • Build organisational resilience
  • Influence strategic decision-making
  • Implement strategy effectively
MEET THE COURSE CONVENOR
GRANT SIEFF
Course Convenor

Grant is the CEO of IC Growth Group, and founder of the Centre for Consulting & Strategy. He is also a Visiting Professor and a part-time Senior Lecturer in Strategy & International Business.

He has a background in strategy, leadership development and general management, and global experience in financial services, management consulting and corporate education, with extensive experience in Australia and South Africa.

He holds degrees from the University of Cape Town (BA Economics and Psychology; BSc Honours Computer Science), and the University of Sydney (MA Psychology; MBA). He holds a PhD from the University of Johannesburg, with a research focus in strategic leadership. 

CUSTOMISE THIS COURSE FOR YOUR TEAM

The Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth course can be customised to suit your organisation’s learning and development needs and can be delivered anywhere in the world, wherever it is convenient.

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