What CEOs Need to Know About Creating a Strategic Plan to Grow the Business in the Next Five Years

Secrets of defining and executing a successful strategic planning process to ensure your business’ growth over the next five years.
Strategy / Execution / Growth

Format 60 Minute Lesson
Chapters 7
Skill Level New to Topic
Audience CEO / President / Managing Director
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Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, David Nour (CEO – The Nour Group), examine everything CEOs and senior executives need to know about creating a strategic plan to grow the business in the next 5 years.

Gain a better understanding of how you should define your own growth strategy and where you should allocate resources for implementation, and learn other crucial tips, techniques and best practices being used by leading CEOs that you can apply at your company.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • Everything you need to know about creating a strategic plan to grow the business in the next five years as a CEO
  • How to communicate your company’s operating cash flows and costs to your board and investors
  • Ready-to-implement tips, techniques and strategies for how CEOs can use their strategic five year plan to better monitor their departments and improve efficiencies
  • The most crucial questions being asked by CEOs, as well as their management team, with respect to how they can capitalize on strategic business planning and what steps they should be proactively taking to implement their strategy to involve all employees
  • Case studies of how other CEOs (and their management teams) use and implement a five year strategic plan at their company, and the critical goals they included in their plans that you can learn from

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David Nour
CEO, The Nour Group
Growth Strategy

ExecSense_David Nour

David Nour is a growth strategist, thought leader and global keynote speaker on Relationship Economics®, the concept of the quantifiable value of business relationships.

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David has pioneered the phenomenon that relationships are the greatest off balance sheet asset any organization possesses, large and small, public and private. He is a popular speaker and delivers over 50 global keynotes a year explaining the hidden assets of relationships, and the art and science of investing in them.

He is CEO of The Nour Group, Inc., a consulting firm that advises top global leaders and boards of corporations, associations and academic forums on disruptive innovations to fuel their growth. The Nour Group, Inc., has worked with leading global companies such as Disney, Cisco Systems, Deloitte Consulting, Hilton Worldwide, HP, IBM and more. As a speaker, Nour examines business relationships, social and mobile disruptive technologies and adaptive innovation. His keynotes have been heard at top industry summits like Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit and Marriott Annual GM Conference, among others.

His insights on driving growth through unique return on strategic relationships have been featured in top outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Mashable, CNBC, and Entrepreneur magazine.

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