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Strategic Planning Skills

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Strategic Planning Skills


In the face of global competition, the corporate leaders of today require management skills to charter their business to previously uncharted territories. This is where strategic planning skills form the backbone of new-age managers.

Strategic planning starts with knowing where you are now and planning where you want to be. Our Strategic planning skills course covers the entire strategic planning process with well-designed techniques, tools and creative ideas to improve and build your strategic planning and thinking skills.

The Strategic Planning Skills course begins with preparing a strategic planning process and establishing a committee  to gather operational data. Next, the course looks at developing a vision statement and performing a SWOT analysis. Module 3 looks at developing a strategic plan, setting goals and objectives. Finally, executing and monitoring the plan

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects, online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility make it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain actual business situations
  • Discuss a range of measures used to evaluate a plan’s progress
  • Establish a clear line of sight between their organisation’s mission, vision and values.
  • Set short-term and long-term business goals
  • Create and carry out the plan for executing the defined objectives
  • Consider a wide range of scenarios
  • Follow steps for ensuring a strategic plan’s execution.

 Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The course is aimed at individuals who want to acquire knowledge strategic planning
  • The course is ideal for those who need an understanding of tools to manage strategically.
  • Anyone with a keen interest to learn about strategic planning skills.
  • Those already employed in strategic management positions and those who aspire to be managers.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT
  • Potential candidates are required to have a minimum of one year experience in a junior management position.
  • Ideally, candidates should have some experience managing to effectively understand the concepts thought.
  • Previous practical experience will enable the candidates to acquire and grasp concepts effectively

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Strategic Planning Skills course, you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the Certificate in Strategic Planning Skills.

Awarding Body

This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV stand-out and encourage employers to see your motivation in expanding your skills and knowledge in the field of project management.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the Strategic Planning Skills course you will be qualified to work with enhanced confidence in the following positions. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Project Manager – £42,549 per annum
  • Project Leader – £39,501 per annum
  • Business Analyst – £35,543 per annum

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 50
➤ Module 01
Course Introduction
1.0 Preparing for the Strategic Planning Process
1.1 Set the Parameters
1.2 Preliminary Planning Phase
1.3 Stakeholder
1.4 Real Life Story
1.5 How to Set the Parameters for the Strategic Planning Process
1.6 Setting the Parameters for a Strategic Plan – Assessment Activity
2.0 Establish a Committee
2.1 Strategic Planning Committee
2.2 How to Establish a Committee
2.3 Establishing a Committee – Assessment Activity
3.0 Gather Operational Data
3.1 Gather Operational Data – Real Life Example
3.2 How to Gather Operational Data
3.3 Gathering Operational Data – Assessment Activity
3.4 Reflective Questions
3.5 Lesson 01 Review
➤ Module 02
1.0 Initiating the Strategic Planning Process
1.1 Develop a Mission Statement
1.2 Mission Statement
1.3 Core Competencies
1.4 Mission Statement – Real Life Story
1.5 How to Develop a Mission Statement
1.6 Developing a Mission Statement – Assessment Activity
2.0 Develop a Vision Statement
2.1 How to Develop a Vision Statement
2.2 Developing a Vision Statement – Assessment Activity
3.0 Assess Internal and External Environments
3.1 Environmental Scan
3.2 Trend
3.3 How to Assess Internal/External Environments
3.4 Assessing Internal/External Environments – Assessment Activity
4.0 Performing SWOT Analysis
4.1 How to Perform SWOT Analysis
4.2 Performing SWOT Analysis – Assessment Activity
4.3 Reflective Questions
4.4 Lesson 2 Review
➤ Module 03
1.0 Developing the Strategic Plan
1.1 Prioritize What the Strategic Plan Will Address
2.0 Set Goals and Objectives
2.1 SMART Goals
2.2 Hierarchy of Objectives
2.3 Set Goals and Objectives – Guidelines
2.4 Set Goals and Objectives – Assessment Activity
3.0 Develop Strategy for Achieving Goals
3.1 Develop Strategy for Achieving Goals
4.0 Draft the Strategic Plan
4.1 Executive Summary
4.2 Draft the Strategic Plan – Guidelines
4.3 Draft the Strategic Plan – Assessment Activity
4.4 Reflective Questions
4.5 Lesson 3 Review
➤ Module 04
1.0 Executing the Plan
2.0 Establish a Monitoring System
1.1 Assign Responsibility and Authority
1.2 Accountability
1.3 Strategic Alignment
1.4 How to Assign Responsibility and Authority
1.5 Assigning Responsibility for the Strategic Plan – Assessment Activity
2.1 Establishing a Monitoring System – Assessment Activity
2.2 Reflective Questions
2.3 Lesson 4 Review
2.4 Course Closure
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