Ensure you have the right strategies, tactics and actions in place to realise your goals and objectives. And supported by the right capabilities, of course.
Strategy is all about making choices. Based on an in-depth internal and external assessment, we will help you and your executive team identify the right questions and get to winning answers.
The world's best strategy is useless if you can't execute it. And likewise, if you are only focusing on execution, the chances that you will get where you want to be and achieve long-term success are slim.
Therefore, we focus on bringing your strategy to life through a solid execution plan, aligned across the leadership team and wider organization, and getting actions in place that set you up for great results.
A strategic execution plan will contain the following building blocks:
Strategic goals and objectives
The ultimate strategies that you are looking to execute and the goals and objectives that need
The longer-term strategic initiatives that will drive the strategy. These are crisp, clear, inspiring and form the north star in your strategic plan.
The short-term tactics to be executed under each of the strategic initiatives. Here, it is time to get down to business. What does the organization need to deliver?
Success metrics and owners
Using RACI, assigning roles that ensure someone is accountable for ensuring the tactics are executed. Within the leadership team, and the wider organization. And how will success be measured? That includes not only defining - measurable - KPI's, but also clear targets. Ambitious, yet realistic.
Milestones and timelines
The key milestones that need to be achieved, as well as by when.
Cascade to functions, teams and individuals
And finally, a strategic execution plan does not stop with the executive team. In order for it to be effective, the plan will be cascaded throughout the organization, where each function, team leader and individual contributor gets to play a part. All the way through setting annual objectives, aligned with the strategy, for each team member in your goal setting tool.
A go to market plan activates your strategy through your daily operational activities and ensures they deliver against your strategic goals and objectives. From A to B through product, marketing, sales, retail, e-commerce, customer service, operations and supply chain.
Determine which organizational capabilities are needed to drive a successful execution of your vision, purpose and strategy and reach your strategic objectives. A strategic capability plan includes are review of what is needed, what is in place today, a gap analysis, dependencies, priorities and timing. And of course, a clear action plan with owners and milestones.
Examples of critical capabilities are: