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The Attributes of a Strategic Thinking Manager


Competent management can be defined as the ability to meet organizational objectives, use available resources efficiently, maintain high levels of employee performance and professionalism, and provide excellent service to customers. This learning workshop shares with you the mindset and skill sets required in every competent manager.


This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussions and practical exercise


At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

• Think like a strategic entrepreneurial manager with high agility,

• Communicate with others with high influence and assertiveness,

• Lead others with high motivation,

• Execute strategic plans with high effectiveness and efficiency

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Module 1: Be the leader your BUSINESS needs

• Managers’ roles in managing business strategy

• The attributes of a strategic manager
o Manage and lead with purpose
o Turn purpose into reality
o Own your strategy and keep it vibrant

Module 2: LEAD People to Embrace the a Highly Competitive Business Environment

• Prepare the workforce for the future – the 4th Industrial Revolution

o What is the 4th Industrial Revolution?

o Why should we care about the 4th Industrial Revolution?

o How should we adapt to the 4th Industrial Revolution?

o Where should we begin to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution?

o When should we embark into the strategic execution of 4th Industrial Revolution action plan?

Module 3: THINK Like a Strategic Entrepreneurial Manager with High Agility

• Why managers should shift from operational thinking to strategic thinking?

o Cultivate the new mindset for profitable growth

o Adopt the compounding effect

• How should strategic managers think?

o Thinking Box 1: Create the future

o Thinking Box 2: Forget the past

o Thinking Box 3: Manage the present

• What should strategic managers do to sustain high agility among the work team?

o Inspire and develop the value in our PEOPLE and tap their capabilities towards strategic transformation

o Encourage open communication among the workforce by eliminating ‘F.E.A.R’ to confront the brutal facts and to share IDEAS constructively with high engagement level

o Create the sense of urgency to embrace strategic change TIMELY, in order to stay competitive with high level of integrity

Module 4: COMMUNICATE with High Influence and EXECUTE by Applying the ‘F.A.S.T’ Principle to Cultivate Effective Transformation

• ‘F’ Element:

o Productivity enhancement (with high agility and simplicity) through intense FOCUS on understanding and managing the THREE (3) key competitive elements
• Market Needs,
• Rivalry within the Industry,
• Internal strengths and weaknesses.
• ‘A’ Element:
o ADJUST to the current business environment to stay customer-centric and competitive
o Encourage Think-Outside-The-Box to identify new ways of thinking and doing to stay customer-centric and competitive

• ‘S’ Element:

o SEEK and cultivate new ideas within the workforce to ‘G.R.OW.’ competitively
• G - Set a SMART (Specific, Motivating, Agreeable, Relevant and Trackable) GOAL for the workforce to strive towards transformation with high accountability
• R - Determine the current REALITY, which impacts the transformational initiatives
• O - Identify the potential OPPORTUNITIES for continuous improvement towards excellent results
• W - Reinforce the WAY FORWARD for the workforce to elevate level on integrity
• ‘T’ Element:
o TAKE competitive action to
• Exceed customer expectations
• Embrace data-enhanced products
• Encourage collaborative innovation
• Establish new operating models

Dr. Teoh Chen Ning

Dr. Teoh Chen Ning

With his previous attachment as a Learning Advisor in Resorts World Berhad (Genting) and current attachment to the Management & Science University as a Doctoral Scholastic Researcher, he has vast management knowledge, particularly in the area of Strategic Organisational Development and strong capabilities in Competency Workplace Training, both in the service and manufacturing industries. With this, he has extensively involved in the development and delivery of workplace training for numerous turnkey initiatives, especially on the continuous improvement programmes towards achievement of service and product quality requirements of Multi-National Corporations like Philip Morris International, Daikin, Globetronics, NXP, Epson, F&N, ON Semiconductor, Kansai Paint, Intel, Hextar Bank of China, Ambank, Asian Banking Schools, OSK Group, ZTE, DIGI, XOX, ShinYang Group, PLUS, UEM, BPPA, Stamford Tyres, AEON, Taylor's University and Handal Indah (Causeway Link) to name a few. Through his deep enthusiasm in adult learning, he has also successfully demonstrated his capability and passion in developing and delivering various soft skills trainings, through his state-of-the-art experiential learning approach to embed learners to 'SEE' and 'THINK' in various perspectives, while 'LISTEN' to diverse thoughts, in order to establish the 'FEEL' to adopt and put learning into practice.. Dr Teoh is highly sought after, due to his well-known strategic facilitation of organizational development initiatives, from the establishment of organizational vision, missions & values to strategy mapping and performance management, plus implementation of change initiatives towards continuous improvement. Throughout his years in training & consulting field, he has proven track records in managing organizational development initiatives in corporations like Handal Indah (Malaysian public transportation, ancillary, transportation control system, petrol kiosk and printing group of companies), EEW (German oil & gas steel-based company), Epson (Japanese electronics company), Hextar Groups of Companies (Malaysian chemical based corporation), NGC (Oman oil & gas company) and Kajang Rocks (Malaysia quary based company) to name a few. Read More

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