Governance and policy making

  • There will be an activity or set of activities for each session. These will be designed to help you engage with the introduction to the theories explored within the workshop.
  • Your tutor will be on hand to guide you through the course and will expect you to bring to bear personal experience and reflection on the topics covered.
  • Group work will be required for participants to engage in the workshop. Such activity allows participants to embed the new.
  • knowledge within their experience through active discussion and challenge.
Program Overview

DAY ONE   
THE WHAT QUESTION
DISCERNING THE ELEHPANT IN THE ELEVATOR: UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEM 
How to discover a different way of viewing competitive advantage?
Diagnosing the specific structure of the challenge
Seven Capacities of the U-Movement
Guard against your own thinking
Launch into murkier waters of induction
Case Study: Challenger

DAY TWO  
THE HOW QUESTION
DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE WOLF’S CLAWS SCRATCH THE FLOOR: SHARPENING STRATEGIC IDEAS THROUGH ACTING
What steps are needed to create a cohesive response for that  challenge?
Overcoming the difficulty of choice
STRATEGY KERNEL
Guiding Policy 
Coherent Action
Case Study: Food Security Matrix 

DAY THREE 
THE WHY QUESTION
IN THE REALMS OF THE EAGLE: CREATING VISION OF A DIFFERENT REAITY
How to overcome institutional resistance that seem inevitable?
Constantly adjusting between goals and objectives
Modules of Thinking
Siren song of template-style strategy
Make a distinction between ritual recitation of vision and actual planning
Case Study: Qatar National Development Strategy