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Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional: optimizing business performance for 2024

February 21st, 2024 Posted by Certification, Courses 0 thoughts on “Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional: optimizing business performance for 2024”

In the ever-evolving business landscape, aligning a strategy with all organizational objectives can be challenging. Thus, strategic planning is vital for businesses to thrive amidst a turbulent environment. 

This begs the question, what steps can leaders take to ensure that their team will embrace the strategic planning process? This is where strategy and business planning capabilities come in handy.

Course overview

The KPI Institute’s Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional course empowers practitioners with the knowledge to develop excellent strategies and plan their businesses using a robust framework.

This comprehensive training program delivers impactful outcomes for employees and organizations, regardless of the business’s scale. 

Participants will get access to a network of specialists, sharing business opportunities and innovative solutions to strategic planning challenges while reaching the course’s learning objectives, which are:

  • Organize an effective process to formulate and plan the organizational strategy
  • Formulate meaningful mission statement, vision and corporate values
  • Identify the right strategy choice (position) for the organization
  • Integrate operational plans with corporate strategy
  • Connect strategy to KPIs and initiatives

Benefits and importance

In this learning program, you’ll gain premium recognition as a Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional and other benefits, including:

  • Access to structured knowledge, enabling the expertise transfer across all professional life areas
  • Additional educational resources such as examples of tools centralized in several catalogues, Microsoft Excel based tools, and 10 short video doodles.
  • Premium subscription for with six-month access to 500 fully documented KPIs and over 20,000 enlisted KPIs and one research report from the Top 25 KPIs series
  • 40 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits to include in the CPD records for your professional body, institute, regulator, or employer

Course structure and methodology

The course encompasses a three-stage educational process with an expected total duration of 40 hours:

  1. Pre-course stage: Participants will determine their current skills, actively engage with colleagues via an interactive online forum, and establish the foundation for a beneficial learning experience.
  2. Core-course stage: Participants can opt for live online sessions or face-to-face training, where they will complete Individual Learning Maps and take the certification exam. Both options facilitate experiential learning and encourage human interaction. 
  3. After-course stage: Participants will delve into stimulating discussions and additional readings. They will be able to create a tailored, actionable plan aligned with their business needs.

Course syllabus

The core course comprises eight learning modules:

  1. Key concepts
  2. Corporate identity
  3. Choice of a competitive strategy
  4. Strategic internal environmental scanning
  5. Strategic external environmental scanning
  6. Vision and choice of a growth strategy
  7. SMART objectives at the corporate level
  8. Planning at the departmental level

Flexible learning options

The course is offered in multiple languages and locations to accommodate a wide range of schedules and preferences.

Certification and recognition 

Upon completion, participants will receive the following certificates (soft copy):

  • Certificate of Attendance: for course sessions presence
  • Certificate of Completion: after finalizing pre-course activities and passing the Certification Exam
  • Certified Professional Diploma: upon properly concluding all three stages of the learning experience (to be issued once the contractor has received the full payment)
  • CPD Certificate of Attendance: provided once you achieve Professional Status

Maximize your organization’s potential through effective planning. Enroll today and become a Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional!

Certified strategy and business planning professional course schedule for 2023

January 25th, 2023 Posted by Courses, E-learning, Events 0 thoughts on “Certified strategy and business planning professional course schedule for 2023”

The KPI Institute’s Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional course schedule for 2023 is out now. This training program is designed for professionals and organizations aiming to stay relevant, agile, and innovative in today’s fast-paced world.

The certification is the result of a complex, experiential learning program that has three sections: pre-course activities, three days core-course activities, and post-course assignments. Throughout the course, participants will learn how to develop a strategic mind frame, explore key strategy planning concepts, apply strategy planning tools to individual and team exercises, and reflect on the best practices in the field through case studies and debates.

In addition, the Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional course provides access to a network of specialists, who are encouraged to share business opportunities and innovative solutions to strategy planning challenges.

Among the topics in the course are the architecture of the strategy planning process, internal and external environment scanning, cascading the strategy from the corporate level, identifying KPIs for strategic objectives, and setting targets for KPIs.

Check out the Live-Online and Face-to-face classes of the Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional course today here.

For questions about our courses, contact:

Sasikala Annamalai 

Senior Business Development Manager

E: [email protected]

M: +60 12 591 1366

Teodora Gorski

Managing Director MENA

E: [email protected]

M: +971 55 787 6427

Alexandru Muntean

Head of Customer Engagement

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M: +40 747 060 997


Top 5 Most Popular Live-Online Training Certifications at The KPI Institute

January 4th, 2022 Posted by Certification, Courses, Events 0 thoughts on “Top 5 Most Popular Live-Online Training Certifications at The KPI Institute”

If 2020 was the year for survival mode, 2021 was the year for adapting to changes that came our way. Adaptability is not just about keeping up with modern technologies and trends. It’s more about how we use them to accelerate change and foster a culture of innovation in the workplace, and this won’t be possible without valuing learning and development.

That is why The KPI Institute continues to deliver quality live-online certification programs in strategy and performance management. These learning sessions are designed to help organizations and professionals address business challenges, gain competencies, and achieve results.  They are packed with tools, frameworks, resources, exercises, and expert recommendations.

Before we put 2021 behind us, let us revisit the courses that made a mark on you. According to our data, here are the top live-online training programs of The KPI Institute that received the highest number of participants last year.

  1. KPI Certified Professional and Practitioner: “Embedding more than 15 years of research, this educational program will provide you the necessary knowledge and skills to differentiate yourself from other professionals through a rigorous and structured approach to measuring performance.”
  2. Strategy and Business Planning Professional Certification: “The course aims to offer participants a chance to build up a strategic mind-frame, understand key strategy planning concepts, use strategy planning tools, in individual and team exercises, and reflect on the best practices in the field through case studies and debates.”
  3. Balanced Scorecard Management System Professional Certification: “The training course provides the pillars, tools, and resources required for an immediate application and Balanced Scorecard Management System in your own organization.”
  4.  Certified Performance Management Professional and Practitioner Certifications: In this course, participants will “Obtain a premium recognition for your competencies both as a professional and practitioner to demonstrate your ability to monitor and improve current performance levels in different scenarios, in a standardized and effective manner.”
  5. Certified OKR Professional: “The three-day course trains participants in how to set and work with OKRs and offers them the opportunity to get certified on the ability to deploy and use OKRs in accordance.”

To learn more about other certification programs, check out the Performance Management Training Calendar 2022.

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