Tom Yardley is the author of this website.
He is also directs the Executive Consultancy Service (ECS).
ECS is a management consulting practice. Tom established ECS in 2003.
It specializes in strategic planning.
Tom is associated with Argenti Systems Limited UK, developers and providers of The Argenti System of Strategic Planning.
He has over fifty years of experience working in various fields. Tom has hard-won knowledge of the way organizations create and lose value for their intended beneficiaries.
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1986-2003 RMIT University -
At Chifley Business School Tom taught a short course in Managing Consultants and Contractors.
At RMIT, Tom taught Strategic and Business Planning, Project Management, Commercialization for Non Profit Organisations, Leadership, and Performance Management.
Before the nearly twenty years at RMIT Tom worked in schools as-
Tom worked as an electrical engineer, with the Australian government construction authority -
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Argenti Strategic Planning is a process which, for more than forty years, has been used by over 2000 companies and NPOs around the world. Many of them have since become world class performers.
One key lesson from all this experience is that the starting
point for a successful strategic plan is categorically not to announce
a Mission or Vision Statement. Instead your planning team must move carefully
through the ‘Argenti Purpose Sequence©’.
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Another key lesson from the Argenti Strategic Planning experience is that, throughout the process, you must avoid being caught in the details. Ignoring this rule can derail your entire planning process. The Argenti Strategic Planning Process shows you how to concentrate like a laser on the ‘The Strategic Elephants’.
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