Creating 2015 and 2020 Vision and Competitive Strategy
Client is a leading executive education provider ranked within the top three executive education providers by Financial Times. Awaken Group has journeyed with this client since 2011 on multiple Transformation Design projects using interventions including consulting, executive coaching and assessments.
Do you have what it takes to be globally competitive? This is the question many sizable organization face. Our client wanted to maintain its market leadership position and was looking for new strategies to stay ahead in a rapidly changing environment while getting leadership team and organization aligned to move forward together. They asked us to help design the shorter-term (2015) and longer-term (2020) vision and strategy.
How might we help our client tap into their values and define the 2020 Vision and Strategy in an increasingly competitive environment?
- To define a clear vision and competitive global strategy for the organization to stay ahead in the next 3-10 years
- To align the leadership team and organization on a clear strategy to move forward together
- Worked with the Chairman, President and management team for 3 months using our 5-Step Design Thinking approach
- Co-created the 2020 Vision while discovering the various stakeholder needs and industry trends
- Designed and facilitated 9 ideation workshops for 100 employees and prototyped potential solutions for refined execution
- Designed strategic initiatives, execution plan and operating guidelines
- Requested to lead two subsequent projects over the next 12-15 months on management advisory to support execution and leadership coaching
- A clear global strategy, including new organizational structure with new roles created
- 100% alignment and willingness to take on all recommendations from the management team.
- Significant progress made on strategic initiatives where senior leadership reported that they were 3 years ahead of schedule on execution
- Leadership capabilities developed through coaching, design of new operating model and advisory to Management Team
Here's what our client has to say
“I am planning to use Awaken Group for other future projects and I am very glad to recommend them strongly to you without any reservation.”
“We have the best set of strategic options on the table that we have had in about five years.”
Senior client member