Strategic Business Planning

Perfect your business roadmap.

Developing a foolproof plan takes techniques and practice—our unique program exposes you to both. Over 3 days of study, you’ll pick up world-class techniques from recognized experts in situation analysis, strategic plan and business plan, and put your knowledge and practice to the test with hands-on workshops. Break down the process of the strategic management system with easy-to-implement planning templates and discover the most compelling ways to present your strategy.

Strategic Business Planning

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Fees: $3,250
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: May 27, 2024 to
May 29, 2024
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Strategic Business Planning

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A Complete Dive
Into The Strategic Management System

The process of drawing a business roadmap can’t and shouldn’t be rushed. To seize opportunities and succeed even through disruptions, leaders need clear ideas of where they’re going, how they’ll get there, and when. That’s where strategic business planning comes in.

This 3-day program will take you through every step of the situation analysis, strategic plan and business plan, showing you how they work together in a strategic management system. On top of gaining world-class planning techniques, you’ll benefit from a highly interactive format to put your new skills and knowledge to practice. Gain resources to use in your own career, including a comprehensive collection of planning templates and examples of completed situation analysis reports, strategic plans and business plans.

Discover simple, alternative approaches to planning processes beyond the typical vision and mission statements. Present strategies in focused, compelling ways to secure buy-ins for your proposals. By the end of this program, you’ll have a complete understanding of your organization’s plans and how to implement them to achieve your big-picture goals.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Critical Thinking
Analytical Skills
Communication Skills
Organizing Teams & Resources

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This 3-day program packs strategic business planning techniques in an approachable, hands-on format, so you can learn in the most practical way.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Develop highly sought-after skills across the strategic management system and help your organization realize its long-term goals.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit


Mid-career leaders preparing for a more senior role will develop a robust process for strategic business planning and more compelling ways to present strategies to stakeholders.

Business Owners

Strengthen your yearslong roadmap and take your business to the next level with practical strategic planning techniques that get investors excited about your goals.

What Difference Will You Make?

"A complex area of study was presented in plain language and an easy-to-follow format. I left with real tools to employ in any work environment now and into the future."

- T. Zach Director, Communications, Ontario Ministry of Labour

"A relevant and methodical approach to the secrets of strategic thinking and management."

- D. Smith Medical Imaging Manager, Huron Perth Health Alliance

Program Overview

  • Discover simple, proven frameworks for strategy execution. Conduct strategy model simulations and prepare an in-depth situation analysis.

  • Break down the strategic planning process into external factors. Develop, choose, and test your strategic choices as part of a thorough strategic plan.

  • Understand the expectations of a business planning process and convert them into realistic objectives. Map your strategy implementation and prepare your business plan.

  • Spring 2024 Dates Time
    Strategic Business Planning 5/27/2024 - 5/29/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing the Strategic Business Planning program, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Advanced Badge

Show that you’re able to apply knowledge at a strategic, organizational level.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

21 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at

PMI Credits


Successful completion of this program will earn PMI® Members, in good standing, Education PDU's in alignment with the PMI Talent Triangle. If this applies to you, you will receive a PDU Claim Code at the conclusion of your program. For more information on how to earn your PDU's, we recommend logging into your Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS) to report PDU's and view your certification records. Following this, if you require additional assistance, please contact PMI Support directly.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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