Strategic planning and the application of advanced strategic plans for institutional excellence EFQM Course

Strategic planning and the application of advanced strategic plans for institutional excellence EFQM Course



Strategic planning and the application of advanced strategic plans for institutional excellence EFQM Course


    The importance of training courses is not only limited to professional life, as most of us think but training courses aim to transfer knowledge and practical experiences that enrich the skills of individuals and enhance their self-confidence, which contributes to the preparation of cadres which in turn contributes to the development and progress of institutions. Therefore, Strategic Vision Training Center aims to enhance the skills and experiences of individuals through the strongest training programs to keep pace with every development in the labor market.

Course description:

• If the organization seeks to achieve limited improvement, this may be achieved through daily methods and practices of management, but the situation is different if what is required is to bring about a comprehensive and complete development and improvement of the organization’s operations, extending to include all its parts, then it is not possible to suffice with the daily methods and practices of management, modification and change in them. However, what is required is to bring about a change to the extent of the required development, meaning the need for fundamental developments for the organization’s basic mission as well as for its general purposes, and thus its detailed goals. All of this requires strategic planning, which represents the means through which all activities of the organization can be unified, and coordination between organizational levels can be achieved. Therefore, this program aims, through its topics, at how to achieve quality in the strategic planning process in accordance with the European Institutional Excellence Model “European Foundation for Quality Management.”

Objectives :

  • Refine and develop participants’ abilities on how to apply best practices and methodologies related to strategic planning and develop strategic plans in accordance with the standards of the European Excellence Model EFQM.
  • Recording, analyzing and evaluating the organization’s strategy according to quality standards.
  • Formulate and develop a strategy and plans that are compatible with the requirements of the internal and external environment and quality of performance.
  • Implementing the stages and steps of strategic management according to excellence models


Course content:

The first unit:

  • The European Excellence Model: basic introductions
  • A brief history of EFQM
  • The European model of excellence as a global model.
  • The establishments evaluation system calculates the criteria for the discrimination model.
  • Excellence management and the European model of excellence.
  • Excellence equation and quality awards.

Unit Two:

  • Excellence Model (EFQM) standards
  • The first criterion - leadership
  • The second criterion - policies and strategies.
  • Third standard - human resources
  • Fourth criterion - resources
  • Fifth standard - operations
  • Sixth standard - customer results
  • Eighth standard - community results
  • Standard Nine - Human Performance Results.

Unit Three:

  • Strategy development
  • The relationship between strategy and the excellence model.
  • Developing the vision
  • Develop mission and directions.
  • Developing plans and programmes
  • Developing implementation mechanisms in accordance with comprehensive quality.

Unit Four:

  • Building strategy and institutional excellence
  • Analysis of the external climate
  • Indoor climate analysis.
  • Determine strategic directions
  • Determine strategic objectives.
  • Formulating and composing the strategy and the strategic and tactical plans to implement it.
  • Implementing the strategy
  • Follow up, evaluate and update the strategy.

Unit Five:

  • Creative planning and outstanding performance
  • Planning concept
  • Benefits of planning
  • Tactics and strategy
  • Components and elements of creative planning
  • Types of planning
  • Practical exercise

Unit Six:

  • Strategic planning and quality management
  • The concept of strategic planning
  • Strategic planning and challenges of international competition
  • Characteristics of strategic planning
  • Advantages of strategic planning
  • Porter and strategic planning
  • Strategic planning and quality

Unit Seven:

  • Designing an effective planning system
  • Steps and stages of the planning process
  • Obstacles to the planning process
  • Creative tools and methods for forecasting
  • Principles of effective planning (Japanese model)
  • Emergency planning (practical case)

Unit Eight:

  • Skills supporting strategic planning
  • Control systems
  • Information Systems
  • Strategic incentive systems
  • Effective communication systems
  • Work teams

Unit Nine:

  • Future leadership and strategic planning
  • Who are the managers and leaders of the future?
  • Future challenges and preparing individuals to face them.
  • The Japanese experience in preparing future leaders.
  • The three models for developing creative plans
  • Mispractices in planning for the future.
  • Strategic thinking and planning for quality.

Unit Ten:

  • Strategic Planning and Excellence Management Laboratory
  • How to develop a business plan for the participant’s department.
  • How to avoid mistakes in the planning process.
  • Surveying environmental influences as a model for strategic planning.
  • A laboratory to review your past experiences in planning
  • A workshop that evaluates standards of excellence
  • Excellence standards are evaluated by evaluating both capabilities and results and linking them to each other using the RADAR system.
  • The radar system consists of the following evaluation bases:
  • Results
  • Approach
  • Deploy app
  • Assessment and Review

Who should attend?

  • • This training course targets all managers, business partners, team leaders, specialists and professionals.
  • • Administrative officials in various locations and departments in academic, private and governmental bodies.
  • • Administrative employees aspiring and expected to be promoted.