Strategy Evaluation and Policy Planning course


Understanding how your role is linked to your company’s strategy will help you determine the key issues and priorities needed to focus and align your work with your company’s strategic goals and objectives.

In this program, you will learn how to identify your organization’s strengths, weaknesses, resources, capabilities, and core competencies. and use strategic tools to evaluate competitive forces, industry attractiveness, and environmental threats and opportunities.

In addition, you will learn to sharpen your vision, critical thinking, and decision-making skills by analyzing various companies’ strategies, as well as assessing the strategy of the company you work for, including how your department can help the company strengthen its strategic position, and build a sustainable competitive advantage.


5 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals and managers at all levels of the organization who have limited exposure to strategy
  • Managers with some strategy experience who are looking to refresh their business strategy knowledge and skills
  • Business owners and employers from any industry who are interested in developing the skills needed to analyze and execute strategies.

Register for the course

Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
SEP001 2 Oct 2023 - 6 Oct 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
SEP001 6 Nov 2023 - 10 Nov 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
SEP001 4 Dec 2023 - 8 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
Kigali Schedules:
Mombasa Schedules:
Nakuru Schedules:
Kisumu Schedules:
Naivasha Schedules:
Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.

Course Objectives

  • Perform external and internal analyses for companies and evaluate the dynamics of competition
  • Build strategies using appropriate frameworks and tools
  • Understand your own company’s strategy
  • Align your role with your company’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Develop recommendations to strengthen your company’s strategic position and competitive advantage
  • Understand the basics of strategy implementation and control
  • Earn a digital Certificate of Participation from the Harvard Division of Continuing Education

Course Outline

  • The process of crafting and executing a strategic plan
  • Frameworks and tools to conduct external and internal analyses
  • Evaluating the competitive conditions and industry attractiveness
  • Assessing a company’s resources, capabilities, competencies and competitive advantage
  • Different types of business strategies
  • Strategic moves companies make to strengthen their competitive position in the market (i.e., blue ocean and disruptive innovation strategies amongst other strategies).
  • Effective strategy implementation and the strategic change process

Course Administration Details:


The overall aim of this IRES course is to provide participants with the knowledge, concepts and skills needed to perform all the tasks required in the pre-award phase of a contract. The course covers different contract types and various contracting methods with a concentration on tendering.

Participants in this interactive course will learn essential tools and techniques used in analyzing submitted bids including preliminary examination, technical evaluation and commercial evaluation.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute(IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:  [email protected] or  [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817 or +250 789 621 067

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or +250 789 621 067 mail [email protected] or  [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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