RADICAL Strategy Course Outline

Mercer’s RADICAL Strategy Execution program will cultivate the skills and tools necessary to pivot and thrive in today’s dynamic business environment. Learn more about program details:

Session Description
Session One

June 3, 2021

Introduction to RADICAL Strategy Execution

For individuals taking all eight courses for the certificate, this orientation session aligns expectations, explains our methodologies, and provides an introduction to the tools used in RADICAL Strategy Execution.

Session Two

June 10, 2021

Analyzing Your Environments

Are your organization’s internal and external systems aligned? Build an understanding of these interconnections to assess where you are today and where you should be going.

Session Three

June 24, 2021

Determining your Organization’s Coordinates

Where is your strategy’s trajectory pointing you? Relevancy is key. Ensure your organization will focus on what is most important to achieve your strategy.

Session Four

July 1, 2021

Everything Goal Setting

Do you know your organization’s key levers for execution? Learn to identify, monitor, and continually pursue these critical success factors to multiply the impact of your organization’s effort. All RADICAL concepts tie in and will be discussed, and agile flexibility, accountability-based trust, innovative iteration, and decisive leadership will be more prominent in this session.

Session Five

July 8, 2021

Building a Connected Culture

Build the skills you need to lead into the future by developing high-performing teams that are passionately engaged, intrinsically motivated, and empowered to act. Learning organizations require connected cultures, and accountability-based trust is the glue that holds that execution-driven culture together. Decisive leadership is needed for that kind of a culture to work, and ultimately this culture is going to be what allows for rapid action, agile flexibility, and innovative iteration.

Session Six

July 15, 2021

Purposeful Iteration

Does your organization see the value of failing fast? Turn this paradoxical concept of failing into opportunities for constant feedback, continual learning, and organizational improvement. This is the time for trial and error, experimentation, practice, and to look to continuous progress.

Session Seven

July 22, 2021

Organizational Alignment

How do you get your entire organization putting effort into the same direction? Learn to overcome resistance by cascading the heart of your strategy to every department, division, and employee.

Session Eight

July 29, 2021

Onward into the Future

Want to know what this looks like in practice? In this wrap-up roundtable conversation, review the key concepts and learn from each other’s experiences in building an agile learning organization with RADICAL Strategy Execution. Hear what is working, what is not, and how you overcome your top barriers.