Translating Strategy Into Results: Duke CE Certificate Course

Course 3831

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced
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Translating Strategy into Results sensitizes technical leaders to the mindset necessary to think and act strategically as they lead and execute work in their organizations. Attendees focus on the mutually supportive skills of translating the larger organizational strategy to their own work and architecting their own strategies for executing this work. Additionally, participants learn the importance of having a strategic frame of reference that maintains the alignment of strategy with the critical domains of operations and people to enable effective implementation and desired results.

Translating Strategy Into Results Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Translating Strategy Into Results Course Benefits

  • Part of the Duke CE Transformational Technical Leadership Program

  • Curriculum designed in partnership with Duke University professors

  • Understand the purpose and core elements of a strategy and apply them in your context

  • Explore the leader’s role in aligning, translating, and implementing strategy

  • Review common strategy implementation challenges and techniques for addressing them

  • Building the agility and adaptability to look ahead and adapt strategy to changing contexts

  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Translating Strategy Into Results Course Outline

Prerequisites

  • While no formal prerequisites are necessary to benefit from this course, some leadership experience in a technical or business environment can be helpful.

Necessary Preparation

  • None

Exam Information

  • No Exam

Certificate Information

  • This course is part of the Duke CE Transformational Technical Leadership Program, designed by Learning Tree in partnership with Duke Corporate Education. Upon completion of the 5 courses that make up the program, attendees will receive the Transformational Technical Leadership certificate from Duke CE.

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • The Transformational Technical Leadership Framework
  • What’s your experience with strategy?
  • The course learning Objectives
  • The course Learning Journey

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • A shared definition of strategy
  • Your role as a strategic leader
  • The Hambrick Strategy Model questions
  • Filling in the answers for your organization

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • A shared definition of alignment
  • Cascading alignment across the organization
  • Top alignment challenges
  • Applying the Strategy Diamond at multiple levels

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • From Strategic Plan to successful execution
  • Top reasons that strategy execution fails
  • Where leaders make a difference
  • Identifying your points of greatest impact

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • From Translating to Doing
  • Priorities, Staging, and Sequencing
  • Milestones and small wins
  • Building momentum and celebrating successes

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • Good translators create meaning
  • Elements of a compelling message
  • Seeking and incorporating input
  • Being ready with two-minute elevator versions

This module contains the following learning topics:

  • Strategy requires adjusting course along the way
  • A “Ready for Change” mindset- continuing to look for signals of change
  • Revisiting and refining- metrics, routines, communication, and priorities
  • Enabling the “Doers” to do what they do best

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Translating Strategy Into Results FAQs

Technical Leaders who want to gain skills that will help them navigate increasingly complex contexts, and those who are interested in earning the Duke CE Transformational Technical Leadership Certificate, should attend this course.

The Transformational Technical Leadership Certificate Program, designed in partnership between Learning Tree and Duke CE, focuses on cultivating key leadership skills technical leaders need to navigate evolving market shifts, drive organizational change, and develop team transformation that leads to market success. The partnership combines decades of practical academic and professional expertise to train the next generation of technical leaders.

Leading in today’s fast-paced, constantly changing environment presents unique challenges. For technical leaders, the task is now to not only keep pace as an individual, but to guide and bring others along as well. This program can help you take your leadership skills to the next level, bridging the gap between your technical knowledge and leadership skills to make you a more effective leader.

Yes. Upon completion of the 5 courses that make up the program, attendees will receive the Transformational Technical Leadership certificate from Duke CE.

No, the 5 program courses can be taken in any order. However, it is strongly suggested that attendees start their journey with Navigating Increasing Complexity.

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Program (CCR) activities to PMI. To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU Resources System.

  1. Go to the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System https://ccrs.pmi.org/
  2. Log in with your username and password
  3. Locate the claim code associated with your course in the table in this document
  4. Click on “Report PDU for this activity”
  5. Fill in the date started and date completed
  6. Click on the box agreeing that this claim is accurate and then submit

PDU Information for This Course:

  • 11.00 Total PDUs
  • Technical PDUs: 2.00
  • Leadership PDUs: 4.00
  • Strategic & Business PDUs: 5.00
  • PMI Claim Code: 1154ZBLXH1
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