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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. This intense four-day course teaches the essential tools needed for effective strategy implementation and focuses on value transformation – from conception to communication and delivery.

This short course is offered at the UCT GSB campus in Cape Town and at the UCT GSB training facility in Sandton, Johannesburg.

QUICK FACTS
CAPE TOWN

11 - 14 August 2020

JOHANNESBURG

19 - 22 October 2020

TUITION FEE

R24 250

Bulk discounts and early bird specials available

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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.

For four days, 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.

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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.

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If you have made your decision and you are ready to apply for this course, please click here.

If you’d like more information or if you have any further questions, please click here. You will receive an email with our course brochure along with a link to apply to this course.


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

Students need to arrange their own accommodation.

In Cape Town, accommodation is offered in the Breakwater Lodge, on the UCT GSB campus, at special rates.

  • 15% early bird discount for applicants who have secured and confirmed payment two months before the application deadline.
  • 25% discount for registered non-profit organisations.
  • 15 % bulk discount for organisations that send 3 – 6 applicants (discount applied from third applicant).
  • 10% bulk discount for organisations that send 7+ applicants (discount applied to all applicants).

 
Please note: These discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.

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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