A Masterclass in Growth Strategy Design & Execution
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A Masterclass in Growth Strategy Design & Execution

How to design, validate, plan, execute and audit a 10x business growth strategy within any organization
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109 students enrolled
Created by Dr Alan Barnard
Last updated 10/2019
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Price: $149.99
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to use Theory of Constraints (TOC) to create a Strategy for achieving the very ambitious target of profitable, and sustainable growth target.
  • You will learn TOC's "Viable Vision Questions" to help you identify the fewest changes needed to achieve your ambitious profitable growth target
  • You will learn how to create a Financial Model to accurately predict the impact of operational changes on Net Profit and ROI.
  • You will learn how to design, validate, plan, execute and audit a "Strategy & Tactic" Tree for your company, using the Harmony Change Maker App
Requirements
  • Knowledge of your company's financial information (Sales Revenue, % Variable Cost and Net Profit)
  • An ambitious Profitable Growth Target for your company
  • (Optional) Register for the Free Harmony Change Maker App
Description

In this Masterclass, Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO of Goldratt Research Labs, will share a breakthrough in how to collaboratively design, validate assumptions, plan, execute and audit the implementation of organizational change.

During the first part of the masterclass, Dr. Barnard will provide an overview of Theory of Constraints (TOC), created by Dr. Eli Goldratt, and how the 5 Focusing Steps of TOC can be applied to business strategy design to achieve a step-change in profitable growth.

In the second part of the masterclass, attendees will, for the first time, gain access to the "Viable Vision" analysis and strategy design process, co-developed by Dr. Eli Goldratt and Dr. Alan Barnard, to help business owners and senior management teams identify the highest leverage changes needed  to build, capitalize on and sustain a decisive competitive edge within their industry.

In the third part of the masterclass, attendees will learn how to use the insights gained from the Viable Vision analysis process to design, validate key assumptions, plan, execute and audit the necessary and sufficient Strategies & Tactics  for achieving their ambitious profitable growth target.

In the final part, attendees will learn how they can use  the award winning Harmony Change Maker app to guide them through each of the above "Strategy & Tactic" design, validation, planning, execution and auditing steps and also gain access to generic Strategy & Tactic Trees which they can customize for their business.

Who this course is for:
  • Senior Managers, Current or Future Entrepreneurs, and Business Owners
  • MBA Students
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 02:50:30
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:53

What is the process for identifying how to achieve and sustain profitable growth for any "for-profit" company?

How to you go about identify the necessary changes and actually MAKING these changes?

Preview 02:53
+ What is the Ultimate Constraint in any organization?
1 lecture 07:24

What is the scarcest resource - the bottleneck or constraint - that is ultimately limiting your company from achieving continuous profitable growth?

Preview 07:24
+ The Six Viable Vision Strategy Questions
5 lectures 31:47

VV Question 1: What is your company's ambitious (Viable Vision) financial target?

VV Question 2: How much so Sales have to increase to reach the Viable Vision target?

Viable Vision Process - Questions 1 and 2
14:20

VV Question 3: Is the existing Market large enough to achieve required sales growth?

Viable Vision Question 3
04:22

VV Question 4: How can this Sales Growth be achieved in lowest cost, lowest risk way?

Viable Vision Question 4
06:34

VV Question 5: What operational changes are needed to build, capitalize on and sustain the required decisive competitive edge(s) for the company?

Viable Vision Question 5
04:06

VV Question 6: Can the company and its value chain partners support the required changes and growth in Sales?

Viable Vision Question 6
02:25
+ The Strategy & Tactic (S&T) Tree Process
5 lectures 26:51

What is the difference between the conventional view of Organizational Strategy and Tactics vs. Goldratt's view?

How can Goldratt's new definitions of Strategy & Tactic be leveraged to create a hierarchy of the necessary and sufficient organizational changes to achieve an ambitious viable vision target?

Conventional vs. Goldratt's view on Strategy & Tactic
09:45

How do we design a Strategy & Tactic Tree for an organization?

Designing a Strategy & Tactic Tree
04:06

How to answer the WHAT, HOW and WHYS for each of the changes needed to achieve the goal of the organization

Define and Validate Key Assumptions for each Change
04:58

An Example of a Strategy & Tactic Tree for a large multi-national company

Using the ProConCloud method to allow managers at all levels to contribute to developing their own Strategy & Tactic Tree

Collaboratively creating an S&T with the ProConCloud
04:50

A summary of the 5 Step Strategy & Tactic Tree Change Making Process for :

1. Designing and Strategy & Tactic Tree,

2. Validating its core WHAT. HOW and WHY Assumptions,

3. Planning the Implementation (converting the S&T into a buffered plan),

4. Monitoring the Execution to retain focus and synchronization

5. Doing Strategy Achievement & Tactic implementation Gap Analysis Audits.

Summary of 5 Steps of the Strategy & Tactic Process
03:12
+ Demo of the Harmony Change Maker App
2 lectures 14:12
Harmony Change Maker App Demo
13:10
Harmony Change Maker Testimonial
01:02
+ Bonus Resources
5 lectures 01:22:12
Tata Steel UK - Case Study presented by CEO Bimlendra Jha
52:35
Dr Goldratt on how to create an Ever-flourishing Company - Part 1
12:48
Dr Goldratt on how to create an Ever-flourishing Company - Part 2
06:16