We're Open

0% Plagiarism Guaranteed & Custom Written

A.C. 1.1 - Construct a personal development plan to address short, medium and long term needs

UNIT 7021V1

Assignment Brief: Introduction to strategic management and leadership.


»

INTRODUCTION

This assessment is about the principal skills and knowledge of a strategic manager and leader, for those who are new to the role.


»

SCENARIO

Learners may use their own employment context, or that of another organisation with which they are very familiar, to base their assignment. However, in the case that they are not able to do so, please use the below scenario: -

You are a new senior manager at a medium sized organisation. As part of your probation you need to develop your skills and knowledge within the organisation. One main focus is to show how each individual contributes to the organisations strategy and so the creation of a personal development plan is aimed at clarifying this. A range of management roles need to be learned and the PDP (Personal Development Plan) will record and monitor the progress made.


»

TASK 1

Organisations need contributions from every individual in order to achieve its strategic ambitions. Evaluate how a personal development and PDP can assist in meeting organisations objectives. Explain how the impact of the PDP can be measured in relation to meeting organisational objectives.

Construct a PDP to address short, medium and long term needs in order to successfully carry out a strategic management role. Explain how the PDP aligns with the organisational strategic objectives.

Analyse how the PDP can potentially affect the achievement of organisational objectives and, how this can be measured/monitored.

Guideline word count: 700 – 800 words

A.C. 1.1 - Construct a personal development plan to address short, medium and long term needs

A.C. 1.2 - Evaluate the impact and relationship of a personal development plan on own development and achievement of organisation objectives

A.C. 1.3 - Analyse how the development plan affects, or could affect, achievement of organisational objectives

»

TASK 2

Determine four types of data and information available to the strategic manager to support the decision making process. Consider the validity, currency and reliability of each type of data.

Analyse core financial data from an organisation with the aim of identifying any areas for improvement. Consider comparative analysis (year on year, month on month, same period each year over multiple years) to identify trends and patterns to assist future planning. Analyse the data to draw conclusions for possible improvements.

From your conclusion explain how this can achieve an organisational improvement. Discuss how this recommendation may be presented and communicated to others.

Guideline word count: 800 - 900 words

A.C. 2.1 - Determine the data and information available to the strategic manager for decision making

A.C. 2.2 - Identify core financial data, analyse the data and draw conclusions

A.C. 2.3 - Discuss methods to recommend a course of action, or organisational improvement, as a result of conclusions, including methods of presenting the recommendation

»

TASK 3

Outline four core marketing concepts which can be relevant to the role of the strategic manager. Describe how these concepts are customer focused and aim to achieve a competitive advantage.

Guideline word count: 700 – 900 words

A.C. 3.1 - Outline the core marketing concepts relevant to the role of a strategic manager

»

TASK 4

The role of the strategic manager encompasses resource management including human resources. Explain two methods which can be used to identify and agree an increase in staffing levels.

Analyse four methods used to assess or evaluate the performance of employees. Analyse how effective these four methods are in performance improvement and aligning employee performance to the organisation’s strategic objectives.

Guideline word count: 800- 900 words

A.C. 4.1 - Explain methods to be used to identify and agree an increase in staffing levels

A.C. 5.1 - Analyse methods or processes to assess, or evaluate, the performance of others, and to support performance improvement

CMI MEMBERSHIP

Support when you need it.

More and more managers like you are turning to CMI for no-nonsense support that will help you make better, faster, smarter decisions. As a member of CMI, you will benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services.

Membership pays for itself many times over, not only in monetary terms but also in the incalculable effect it has in helping you develop into a better performing manager, capable of making a greater impact within your organisation

As a learner undertaking a CMI qualification you are automatically registered as a member, giving you access to the benefits below, full details can be found online www.managers.org.uk/individuals/existing-members.

MANAGEMENTDIRECT

Our online learning portal, accessible on any device means you have access to up to the minute management and leadership resources, including, books, articles, videos and CMI’s

popular checklists. Click the ‘Study Support’ button to find resources aligned to each AC set out in your assignment briefs. What’s more, ManagementDirect records your activity, so you can always save content to go back to a later date.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Be a part of our regional member networks. Make valuable business contacts and meet with like-minded people at our frequent events around the UK from regional conferences to more bespoke themed events and talks.

CMI MENTORING

Our mentoring scheme provides practical support to managers at all levels of their career. Members can sign up as a mentor or mentee on our online system. Mentoring provides the opportunity for a learning experience for the mentor and mentee and elevates knowledge sharing to a practical level.

PUBLICATIONS

Latest news and best practice delivered direct to you. Receive Professional Manager and Management Today (depending on your membership grade). You’ll also receive weekly e- newsletters.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Whether you’re on that first rung on the management ladder or are a seasoned pro looking to progress, CMI have a wealth of information and advice available to support you via our careers

development centre. Tools include, self-diagnostic tests to support learning styles, personality or assertiveness, CV building and review service, job hunting advice and interview simulator.


100% Plagiarism Free & Custom Written,
Tailored to your instructions


International House, 12 Constance Street, London, United Kingdom,
E16 2DQ

UK Registered Company # 11483120


100% Pass Guarantee

STILL NOT CONVINCED?

We've produced some samples of what you can expect from our Academic Writing Service - these are created by our writers to show you the kind of high-quality work you'll receive. Take a look for yourself!

View Our Samples

corona virus stop
FLAT 50% OFF ON EVERY ORDER.Use "FLAT50" as your promo code during checkout