Applied Operating Model Design

Applied Operating Model Design is a 4 day practical workshop that teaches you how to design a target operating model along with a transition plan that you can use to lead and drive business change in an organisation. The goal is to empower participants by providing them with the frameworks and skills to achieve measurable and sustainable results in delivering operating model transformation.

The course is case study based with a team dynamic, designed to enable participants to connect, confer and collaborate with like-minded individuals from other organisations and business sectors.

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Attendees will gain the following skills within this course:

  • Create a capability / functional model for your business or organisation
  • Define the process architecture, covering how capabilities or functions connect with processes, data, people and systems
  • Develop a people and stakeholder communications plan
  • Identify interdependencies, risks, issues and put in place mitigating actions
  • Design a location strategy that is aligned to the strategic objectives of the organisation and that will accommodate changing market and regulatory conditions
  • Create a strategic future state roadmap with early benefits
  • How to detect hidden growth opportunities in your business
  • Be able to prioritise projects and portfolio investments based on alignment to strategy

  • Department Heads, Business Managers
  • Strategist & Innovation Specialists
  • Business Analysts, Business Architects
  • Data Architects, Process Architects & Analysts
  • Enterprise Architects, Domain Architects
  • Business Technology Partners, Internal Business Development Managers
  • Management Consultants
  • Project, Programme, Portfolio Managers

This applied learning experience will help attendees to understand the benefits of effective operating model design to enable successful transformation of your organisation.

The business benefits covered in the course include:

  • How to ensure your outcomes are aligned to your organisation’s goals and objectives
  • How to move towards transformational improvements
  • How to create a culture that embraces innovation; clearing the way for agility, accountability & action
  • Ensure you maximise your transformation investments and achieve tangible benefits on your time and budget investments
  • Be able to clearly and confidently communicate your strategy within your organisation; ensuring that stakeholders are motivated to create action and are empowered to apply change
  • Make informed portfolio investment decisions to ensure that resources are allocated to the most beneficial projects and programmes of work
  • Create foundations that support growth in an environment when time, budget and resources are often limited
  • Improve engagement with stakeholder groups across business and technology to create closer and more collaborative partnerships