// Core Skills in Strategic Effectiveness for Service Leaders

Core Skills in Strategic Effectiveness for Service Leaders

CPD Points: 4
Duration: 4 Hours
Media Type: eLearning
Provider: Academyst (eMedicus Ltd.)


Quite naturally, clinical & service leaders tend to focus on clinical quality, evolution and innovation. However, an increasingly competitive market place demands attention to all components of clinical business excellence if services are to survive and thrive. This intensive, one-day programme comprehensively covers strategic service leadership, enabling leaders to balance priorities effectively, whilst strategically guiding and evolving services so that they may seize opportunities and mitigate threats.

  • What is Strategic Effectiveness for a clinical service?
  • Understanding the strategic cycle
  • Broad scanning - ensuring an outward focus
  • PESTEL analysis for identifying influencers
  • Competitive analysis to ensure you are positioned correctly
  • Opportunities and threats arising in the modern marketplace
  • Predicting market openings
  • GP Commissioning - Opportunities and threats
  • Essential financial knowledge to enable strategic effectiveness
  • How money flows around the system
  • Conducting a SWOT analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis and insight
  • Considering other specialties as stakeholders
  • Converting market insight into strategic direction
  • Considering 'positioning' of clinical services
  • Outputting SWOT into a strategic plan
  • The strategic planning process
  • Engaging staff and reaching concensus
  • What constitutes a robust strategic plan?
  • Developing vision and a robust business model
  • 6 core components of clinical business excellence
            1. Clinical Effectiveness
            2. Financial Effectiveness
            3. Attraction Effectiveness
            4. People Effectiveness
            5. Patient Experience
            6. Strategic Effectiveness
  • Where services fail
  • Use of appropriate data in SBE
  • Encouraging a SBE mindset throughout your team
  • Resolving clinical versus business conflicts of interest
  • Letting go of the past - learning to soar in the modern environment

  • Develop a broader view of service success in the modern environment
  • Understand how to lead strategically
  • Discover both opportunities and threats arising in the healthcare market
  • Develop appropriate strategies around the secondary to community shift
  • Position services effectively to ensure continued success
  • Formulate a compelling strategic direction for your service
  • Discover how to get everyone on board

  • Doctors - Junior
  • Doctors - Middle
  • Doctors - Senior
  • Nurses - Junior
  • Nurses - Middle
  • Nurses - Senior
  • Business & Administration - Junior
  • Business & Administration - Middle
  • Business & Administration - Senior
  • Allied Pros - Junior
  • Allied Pros - Middle
  • Allied Pros - Senior