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More than ever, in our pandemic-affected world, leaders need managers who could think differently and adapt to changing circumstances – to be more strategic.

In practical terms, managers need to step back from their day-to-day tasks; survey the changing landscape; devise the best way forward; and bring others with them on the journey.

For managers in small and large businesses, private and public organizations, this workshop equips participants with practical tools and approaches to enable a more strategic approach.

1. Strategy today
‧ Understand how approaches to strategy have evolved over time
‧ Strategy in a complex world – how to adapt to ever-changing conditions

2. Strategic management behaviours
‧ Identify the behaviours that contribute to
 1) Devising strategies
 2) Engaging others with your strategies
 3) Implementing strategies
‧ Evaluate your own strategic management behaviours and build a personal development plan

3. Tools to be more strategic
‧ The 4-level approach to strategy - connecting the dots between the big picture and the detail to ensure strategic alignment
‧ Three tools to generate insights:
 1) Idea-Storming
 2) PEST macro analysis (versus SWOT micro analysis)
 3) Spicy Questions

4. Testing your strategic ideas
‧ Learn and apply the BOOST™ approach to one of your strategic initiatives

5. Tips for bringing people with you
‧ How to communicate your goals and plans
‧ Measuring and communicating progress

Coronavirus Containment Measure:
- To prevent the spread of Covid-19, we kindly ask that all event participants wear a mask when attending the event
- To minimise the risk of spreading the coronavirus, if you or a family member has been overseas within 14 days of this event, then we kindly request that you do not attend.
- To prevent the spread of Covid-19, food and beverages will not be provided during the event
- Chamber staff will be conducting temperature checks at the premises.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.


David Lambert

Speaker, Trainer and Performance consultant

A recognised authority on how to build trusted business relationships, David works with leading organisations in Europe and Asia helping them develop their people.

In 2007, he co-authored Smarter Selling: How to grow sales by building trusted relationships, published by Financial Times.  More recently, he co-authored InsightFox: Selling Smarter in a Digital World.

Language English
Date and Time 2021/07/08 09:30 to 17:30
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Janessa Cheng
Tel: 2823 1239
Fee Members @ HK$2,780 / Non-Members @ HK$3,780
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
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