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Strategy & Business Planning Boot Camp for the Governance Professional

  • 07 Mar 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • The Albany Club, 91 King St. E., Toronto, ON

Registration

  • $500 + HST
  • $695 + HST
  • $400 + HST
  • $595 + HST

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The Business Planning Boot Camp is an intensive full day program which provides an in depth overview of strategy and planning for governance professionals across all sectors and industries. Peter Wright of the Planning Group will take you through a mix of business planning training and workshop discussions to assist in thinking about your own organization's situation, and in optimizing its business planning process.

All participants receive unlimited access to the comprehensive online version of Peter Wright's Strategy and Planning Toolkit. After attending the Boot Camp, you will be able to start applying what you learned immediately to drive real results with your board and within your organization.

Without dumbing it down, the Boot Camp boils down business strategy and planning to a series of systematic, understandable concepts. More importantly, the concepts are presented in a dovetailed fashion to align with the integration that must be present in a successful business planning process.

The program will cover the following:

  1. The integrated planning model
  2. Your role in strategy and planning
  3. The practical vision
  4. Strategic imperatives
  5. The planning / execution gap
  6. Dynamic business planning
  7. Introduction to project and action planning

Who Should Attend

This session is appropriate for any governance professional or leader who has (or would like to have) a role in strategy, oversight or strategy execution. This program is designed for governance professionals of all levels. If you wonder about the following, you should consider attending:

  • What is my board’s role in strategy and oversight?
  • What is my role in helping my board be more successful with strategy?
  • How can I enhance my role in strategy?
  • How can I engage my board more deeply in strategy?
  • How can we create a more meaningful, measurable and compelling strategy?
  • How can we make a stronger connection between the board’s strategy and management execution?

About the Speaker

Peter Wright Peter Wright
Association strategist, Association Hub, President, The Planning Group

Peter Wright is a career association strategist and President of The Planning Group. As a respected executive and in his current consulting practice, Peter has successfully developed and executed association and non-profit strategy with remarkable results. His practical approach to strategic and operational association business planning ensures that plans are not only embraced by association management and Boards, but also effectively implemented and measured for the tangible benefit of association members.

As the Director of Strategic Planning at Clarica, Peter Wright led the company's overall operational and strategic planning process. In an environment of complex change, his skillful facilitation of planning sessions with the senior management team was instrumental in the determination of key strategic decisions. In his time at Sun Life Financial, Peter became Vice President of Corporate Accounts, before leaving to begin his consulting and training career.

In his consulting practice, Peter Wright advises association boards and executives on all matters of strategy and association planning across a broad spectrum of trade and professional associations, societies, academies, councils and many other not-for-profit bodies. An accomplished facilitator and trainer, he works with association boards and senior leadership teams to define and develop association strategy, resolve operational issues, and overcome barriers to association performance. By providing planning expertise, process advice and facilitation, Peter helps associations overcome the planning gap. Linking strategy and action, he works with association management to foster true stretch mentality focused on association growth and value for membership.

In 20 years developing non-profit business plans with North America's greatest associations, Peter Wright has created many successful tools, models, and practices that he teaches to clients and other consultants. Peter used his strategic planning and training experience to develop The Association Strategy and Planning Toolkit on Association Hub. The Toolkit helps association consultants add value with clients and it teaches implement leading edge association planning in-house. Peter is a frequent speaker, writer and trainer wherever association executives and association members gather.

 

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