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Falconbury

Business Performance Breakthroughs – A One-day Masterclass

A one-day senior management programme to understand business performance and the external and the internal performance drivers

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  • Format: Bespoke training

Course Overview

This is a specialist programme specifically designed as a confidential In-house programme for senior team members. It focuses on the following competences:

  • Business diagnosis
  • Innovative thinking
  • Creating new business models
  • Problem solving
  • Market and commercial awareness
  • Planning skills
  • Project management skills
  • Change management

Sample Programme

  • Understanding business performance with external and internal performance driver analysis
  • Drilling down to the causes of performance brakes: with Fishbone Analysis
  • The theory of Breakthroughs- the philosophy of “Hoshin”
  • Using the “deep dive” strategic option grid techniques to test out your option evaluation scores: financial attractiveness, implementation difficulty and uncertainty and risk
  • Applying these to your own business issues
  • Generating a business case and defining the strategic projects to take this forward
  • The process of influencing: the Strategic Influencing Cycle
  • Stakeholder analysis and how to influence key stakeholder agendas: having the “out-of-body experience “ of some other stakeholder
  • Creating a Strategic Project Plan

Tony Grundy

Tony Grundy is a highly experienced, knowledgeable and lively executive developer with over twenty years experience. His wide knowledge base gives him competencies in strategy, marketing, operations management, organisation development and in finance and international management. He has worked with blue chip clients like Tesco, Mothercare and Microsoft for over twenty years, right down to much smaller business units. He has worked with virtually every industy – both private and public sectors.


Tony is very well qualified with an MBA from CASS, a PHD from Cranfield, and MSc in organisational behaviour from Birkbeck, and an MPhil from Warwick Business School. He is also a Chartered Accountant and author of 18 books , the last one “Demystifying Strategy” was published in early 2012.

He has taught Strategy at Cranfield for fifteen years, also at CASS and Cambridge Businesss Schools, and is now Visiting Lecturer at Henley in Strategy and Finance.

More details

We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

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Aleksandra BEER
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