Certified Strategic Manager (UK Certification)

Strategic planning is quintessential in successfully assisting a business through any sudden contingencies. This Certified Strategic Manager course is designed to help professionals develop their competence in strategic management. This comprehensive training course trains participants on strategic thinking, strategic planning, strategy execution and strategy applications. This course prepares participants to acquire the Certified Strategic Manager certification which is a strategic management professional certification from the CPD certification service and is an important milestone in their organization’s decision-making process.

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What is this Certified Strategic Manager course all about?

The Certified Strategic Manager course is designed to provide professionals with an integrated view of all the functional areas of strategic management. The course explains the various tool and techniques under the strategic management process and the role it plays in helping businesses achieve growth and success. This Strategy Management training trains participants to develop sustainable, successful business strategies and enhances their leadership capabilities. Furthermore, this course provides professionals with a globally valued certification from the CPD certification services.

Why is getting trained as a Certified Strategic Manager important?

Strategic management skills are absolutely essential to strive in today’s business world. By getting trained as a Certified Strategic Manager, professionals can take their strategic management skills to the next level and demonstrate their subject knowledge and expertise to their employers. This Strategic Management training specifically addresses professionals’ individual leadership journeys by equipping them with essential strategic planning skills. It helps professionals learn the fundamentals of strategic management and help manage businesses and projects proactively with a focus on long-term strategy.

Why do companies hire professionals with Strategic Management certification?

Strategic management is essential to businesses as it provides overall direction by developing plans and policies designed to achieve objectives. It serves as the basis for management control and evaluation of any business. Companies hire Certifed Strategic Managers for their analytical and organization skills. These professionals help companies to prepare efficient business strategies by determining the company’s weaknesses, opportunities, strengths, and operational effectiveness.

Industry Trends

Expanding opportunities and growing competition have made companies across the globe embrace strategic management. This Strategic Management certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

The dynamic shifts in global business have made strategy managers of high demand in the global job market. Strategy jobs are viewed as some of the most desirable ones in corporations. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment for management analysts (which is an occupation with similar responsibilities as strategy managers) is estimated to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 11% between 2019 and 2029. This growing demand is predicted to create 93,800 new positions in the same time period.

Salary Trends

Today, strategic management is one of the most coveted career paths and offers some of the best-paying jobs in the industry. It is an immensely rewarding profession and competent individuals with essential skills and expertise earn impressive salaries. As per the data from payscale.com, the average annual salary for a Strategy Manager in the United Arab Emirates is AED 304,000.

Demand & Opportunities

Strategy managers are at the core of a business’s decision-making process and this makes certified professionals in huge demand in the job market. The Strategic Management certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought strategic management jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. Strategy Managers are responsible for the development and oversight of the business's corporate strategies
  2. Product Strategists identify new opportunities, assess the company's product performance, and help develop its long-term strategic plans
  3. Business Analysts conduct research and analysis in order to develop business strategies
  4. Project Managers are responsible for planning and overseeing different initiatives or projects of a business
  5. Process Managers evaluate, design, execute, measure, monitor and control business processes

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the Certified Strategic Manager course will help you to:

  • Understand the tools and frameworks in strategic management
  • Analyze organizational resources and competencies
  • Explore the importance of strategic planning and implementation in organizations
  • Critically evaluate the role of strategic management within organizations
  • Apply theories, concepts, and frameworks from strategic management to analyze and explain the strategy in organizations

Course Module

  • Understanding the fundamentals of strategic management
  • Defining the role and importance of strategic managers
  • Analyzing the strategic management process
  • Assessing internal strengths and weaknesses (SWOT analysis)
  • Identifying and leveraging core competencies
  • Evaluating resources, capabilities, and competitive advantage
  • Understanding different strategic approaches (e.g., differentiation, cost leadership, focus)
  • Developing strategic options and alternatives
  • Analyzing the criteria for strategic choice
  • Understanding the role of leadership in strategy execution
  • Managing organizational change and resistance
  • Building a strategic culture and fostering innovation
  • Monitoring and evaluating strategic performance
  • Implementing strategic control mechanisms
  • Mitigating strategic risks and uncertainties
  • Understanding the role of ethics in strategic decision-making
  • Integrating corporate social responsibility into the strategic process
  • Promoting sustainable business practices
  • Communicating strategic decisions to stakeholders effectively
  • Managing relationships with various stakeholders
  • Handling conflicts and engaging stakeholders in the strategic process
  • Conducting external environmental analysis (PESTEL analysis)
  • Understanding industry dynamics and competitor analysis (Porter's Five Forces)
  • Identifying opportunities and threats for the organization
  • Developing a clear organizational vision and mission
  • Setting strategic objectives and goals
  • Linking goals to the organization's vision and mission
  • Creating action plans and implementation timelines
  • Allocating resources effectively to support the chosen strategy
  • Overcoming barriers to successful strategy execution
  • Designing effective performance measurement systems
  • Utilizing the Balanced Scorecard to track strategic objectives
  • Aligning performance metrics with organizational goals
  • Analyzing the challenges and opportunities of international expansion
  • Developing a global strategic perspective
  • Adapting strategies to diverse cultural and market contexts
  • Preparing for potential crises and disruptions
  • Developing effective contingency plans
  • Managing crises to minimize negative impacts
  • Fostering a culture of innovation and creativity
  • Identifying and pursuing new opportunities for growth
  • Integrating entrepreneurial thinking into strategic planning

Program Dates

20 Apr
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28 Apr
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Ms. Marichu stands out as a distinguished corporate trainer, specializing in the Human Resources domain. Her illustrious career spans 6 years in the training industry, complemented by an impressive 13-year tenure as the Head of Human Resources. Throughout her extensive 19-year professional journey, Ms. Marichu has held key roles in Operations, Document Control, and various other capacities, amassing a wealth of expertise.

Apart from her multifaceted career, Ms. Marichu is recognized for her prowess in conducting personality development and other soft skills courses. She has orchestrated numerous successful Human Resources workshops and programs tailored for corporate delegates, aiding them in achieving professional excellence. Ms. Marichu's teaching philosophy goes beyond imparting skills; she believes in inspiring and motivating learners to reach their goals. 

Ms. Marichu's commitment to empowering individuals for success is evident in the achievements of her students, a testament to her dedication and impact in the realm of corporate training. Her unique teaching style has garnered appreciation globally, with students attesting to the effectiveness of her approach.

Core Competencies

  • ⦾Credit Control
  • ⦾Document Control
  • ⦾Public Speaking
  • ⦾Communication Skills
  • ⦾Certified Training Manager
  • ⦾Train the Trainer
  • ⦾Problem-solving and Decision Making
  • ⦾Certified Strategic Manager
  • ⦾Executive Secretarial Management


Professional Certifications


  • ⦾Certificate of Completion Public Speaking Technical Training (2021)
  • ⦾Certificate of Completion for Personal Development and Self-Awareness (2020)
  • ⦾Certificate of UAE Labor Law Training (2019)
  • ⦾Certified Train the Trainer (2018)
  • ⦾Certified PECB ISO Certification Invigilator(2016)

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Learners Point Certificate

Earn a Course Completion Certificate, an official Learners Point credential that confirms that you have successfully completed a course with us.

CPD Certification

Earn a globally recognized CPD UK Certification with professional credit points. This certificate can be attested by The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) for UAE visa issuance. 

KHDA Certificate

Earn a KHDA attested Course Certificate. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is the educational quality assurance and regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of CPD certification courses in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully complete the Certified Strategic Manager certification.

Following are the USPs our Certified Strategic Manager certification training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our Strategic Management training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke Strategic Management course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our Strategic Management training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"Completing the Certified Strategic Manager (UK Certification) has been a game-changer for my career. The program provided me with the strategic thinking tools and frameworks necessary to navigate complex business challenges. I now feel more confident in my decision-making abilities and have already applied what I learned to improve my company's performance. This certification is a must for anyone aspiring to excel in the world of strategic management."

Kamran Ali

Certified Strategic Manager (CSM)

"Learners Point's Strategic Management certification course is one of its kind. The trainer was really helpful and through we had joined in a group, he took care of each of the participants. The support staff is great especially Mr Sabith. Thank you Team LP."

Grace Eltom

Strategic Communication & Marketing

"One of the best Strategic Management training courses Dubai. The trainer, Mr Faisal was amazing in taking us through all the modules carefully and imparting the much needed concepts. Thank you Learners Point Academy."

Gabriela Boustani

Manager - Strategic Marketing Investments

"The Strategic Management training was really amazing. Overall, I am very satisfied with the learning & the help during the certification exam. Highly recommended."

Ahmed Abdullah

Business Manager

"The facility is nice and the staff is welcoming and helpful. The trainer provided was well knowledgeable of the subject in hand and the learning was easier due to the trainer's friendly nature. Go for this institute if you want to acquire a Strategic Management certification in Dubai."

Abdul Almudaimigh

Strategic Planning Manager

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FAQs on Certified Strategic Manager (UK Certification)

Due to the dynamic shifts in global business, the demand for strategy managers is high. With the rising significance of strategic management in companies across industries, a career in strategic management is a lucrative one. For professionals who demonstrate expertise in the subject, this professional has plenty of opportunities to offer. Making it the perfect choice of career for aspiring professionals.
With the rising demand and the growing employment rate for strategic managers in the market, getting trained in strategic management paves an individual’s path to the real world of business filled with opportunities. The Certified Strategic Manager course in Dubai helps you to develop a broad-based understanding of strategic management and enhance your organizational and leadership competencies. It guarantees you a successful career transition.
No, there are no specific pre-requisites to enroll in this Certified Strategic Manager (UK certification) course. Any professionals interested to develop industry-ready skills and knowledge of the strategic management field can join.
At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.
As companies from small to large enterprises are in need of qualified professionals to develop and implement effective business strategies, strategic management professionals serve as the backbone of organizations and are in huge demand. As Dubai is becoming the global economic hub, it is opening doors to skilled professionals. This makes the future of Strategic Managers bright in Dubai.
The Certified Strategic Manager (UK certification) course is designed to equip professionals with comprehensive strategic management knowledge. Hence, any professional wanting to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in the strategic management sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of strategic management can enroll in this course.
The training at Learners Point is interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-to-one training session, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.
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