Develop business strategy

Do you know where you're going? We can help you set a clear direction for your business.

You are looking to grow your business but when was the last time you stopped dealing with day to day stuff and really analysed your current performance?

Business Direction tutorial

You should do our Business Direction tutorial first if you want to set the right direction for your business. There are 6 chapters. It will take around 30 minutes but you can do it in your own time or one chapter at a time. There are practical exercises to do as you progress through the tutorial so allocate time to do it.

It is also widely recognised that investing in leadership skills significantly helps a company to develop a strategic plan to underpin the direction the business will take on a path to growth.

If you want support to develop your business direction and your leadership capabilities you should consider our strategic leadership development programmes. There are two available

Leader programme

Invest Northern Ireland support the development of leadership skills in Northern Ireland by holding events and running programmes each year.

It will help participants to:

  • Identify the key barriers to growing their business
  • Develop a practical action plan to address key business issues and plan for growth
  • Better understand their leadership style and how to realise their team’s potential
  • Develop logical, clear thinking to make informed decisions
  • Benefit from peer to peer shared learning
  • Access the latest leadership thinking from experts and guest speakers

Leadership Team programme

We also run the Leadership Team programme. This focuses on developing the skills and relationships of the top team in order to achieve business growth. It combines world class executive education modules, with specialist business coaching and shared learning through peer networking.

If your business is an Invest NI customer you can apply to take part on our Leader programmes. For information on dates and the application process please contact our Business Support Team on 0800 181 4422 or make an online enquiry

Take control of your business direction with our interactive tutorial


Not sure that this support is right for you? Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Our support may be subject to some eligibility criteria


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Upcoming Events

Training Needs to Training Plan workshop
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