Designing Winning Strategies

LOCSP|Leading Organizational Change and Strategic Planning

Gain an understanding of the components and characteristics of a truly actionable strategy that will enable your team or company to grow and succeed.


Delve into the theories and research behind creating business strategies that work. In this class, you will be exposed to the Strategy Diamond framework for characterizing and evaluating strategy, and also come to understand the logic by which organizational strategy should be developed. You will examine the critical choices that must be made to build an organization that is consistent with, and can implement, its strategy. Emphasis will be placed on the kind of architecture needed in companies whose strategies increasingly emphasize innovation and speed.

  • Strategy Diamond framework for characterizing and evaluating strategy
  • Creating and sustaining competitive advantage
  • Resources, capabilities, and sustainability of advantage
  • Levers for strategic change implementation
  • Yesterday and tomorrow organizations
  • Identify the key elements of a company strategy and discern the characteristics of a good company strategy
  • Understand how a winning strategy enables companies to gain and sustain competitive advantages
  • Learn how to translate key strategic objectives into organizational reality
  • Explore how to build organizational structure that can efficiently and effectively implement a company’s strategy
  • Assess your organization’s success objectively to determine what changes are needed
  • Incorporate temporary employees into your permanent workforce effectively

Jim Fredrickson, Ph.D., Professor, Chair, Department of Management
Violina Rindova, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Management

Course Details

Price: $2,560.00

Designing Winning Strategies


06/01/15 - 06/02/15

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

JJ Pickle Research Campus - Commons Learning Center 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg. 137 Austin, TX 78758

Violina Rindova
James Fredrickson