Course

Strategy deployment and organizational development

This course is designed for managers and professionals driving the work to improve the organization's performance. The focus is on methods and tools for strategic analysis, planning and follow-up.

You will learn how to combine different well known management frameworks to build an agile organisation and achieve ambitious goals.

It is not a requirement, but it is recommended that you have already completed the Green Belt Lean Six Sigma course.

The course is part of Aksena's Black Belt course.

Start date: 16.04.24

Number of days

4 days

Registration deadline

02.04.24

Location

Virtual classroom

Price

kr. 26.500 + vat

Dates/modules

Module 1: 16.04.24 – 18.04.24
Module 2: 05.06.24 – 06.06.24

Future courses

22.10.24 – Near Oslo + online

Target groups

  • Leaders responsible for internal business development (Operational Excellence programs and strategic business improvement programs) 
  • Leaders responsible for strategy and business development
  • Leaders responsible for the operation
  • Leaders responsible for developing and implementing the environment and sustainability strategy
  • Leaders responsible for developing and implementing the digital strategy
  • Leaders responsible for the quality system, audits and internal standards
  • Leaders responsible for the customer journey
  • Leaders and subject matter experts responsible for continuous improvements
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belts, Lean managers, Lean navigators and Lean coordinators

Important topics in this course:

  1. How to design a holistic planning and execution structure supporting the ambitions of an agile organization
  2. How to design the process for strategy deployment
  3. How Balanced Scorecard (BSC) and tactical plans together can be used for concretization, involvement, reconciliation and communication in the process of strategy deployment
  4. How Business Process Management (BPM) can be used for control and development of the company’s business processes
  5. How Value Stream Management (VSM) can be used to identify strategic improvement needs
  6. How to establish and further develop a program for internal business development (based on Lean, Six Sigma, BPM, BSC and Agile methods)
  7. How the theories in the Green Belt and Black Belt course can be used for operations assessments
  8. How the theories in the Green Belt and Black Belt course can be used to operationalize and implement a strategy for environment and sustainability
  9. How the theories in the Green Belt and Black Belt course can be used to operationalize and implement a strategy for digitization

More details on the course content

  • Course content

    The course introduces important methods and tools for strategic analysis and development of the organization.

    Topics covered:

    • What a Business System is and why it is important
    • What Balanced Scorecard (BSC) is and how it can be used for development, communication and deployment of strategy
    • What Business Process Management (BPM) is and how it can be used to gain control of and further develop the company’s value-creating processes
    • What Value Stream Management (VSM) is and how it can be used to improve end-to-end performance for products and services.
    • How Hoshin Kanri from Lean and the theories from the Green Belt course can be used to design the process for strategy deployment
    • How core values ​​and Lean management principles establish a framework for behavior and decisions
    • How to establish and further develop a program for internal business development (strategic improvement program)
    • How operational assessment based on the theories in the Green Belt and Black Belt can be used to develop the overall business improvement system
    • How organizational flexibility can be increased through agile planning and implementation at all levels.

     

    An overview of tools included is found further down on this page.

Practical details

  • Summary of tools and methods

    The following tools are included:

    • Brainwriting
    • Hoshin kanri
    • Balanced ScoreCards
    • Business Process Management (BPM)
    • The Catchball principle
    • The X-matrix
    • Enterprise process model (EPM)
    • Capital model, human and structural capital
    • Radar chart

     

    Some of the methods and tools are described at the introductory level, others are described thoroughly.

  • This is provided two weeks before the course start
    • Agenda for the course
    • Recommended preparation
    • Other practical information
  • Diploma and certification

    Diploma: To receive a diploma for successful completion, you must have participated in 4 of 5 course days.

    Certification: The course is part of Aksena’s Black Belt course. The requirements for becoming Black Belt certified can be found in the description for the Black Belt Lean Six Sigma course.

  • Course material

    The following is included in the course:

    • Electronically distributed course material

Trainers

Sven H. Danielsen

Partner, Ph.D

Henning Bakken

Partner

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