PROSPERITY AS THE PURPOSE

The Strategic Management Forum exists to advance the professional practice of strategic management. We believe it can significantly improve the fortunes of businesses and organisations, creating more prosperous economies and societies.

About Us

We are a membership organisation that aims to become the first globally recognised professional body focused on improving the professional practice of strategic management across all sectors of the economy in order to generate sustainable prosperity measured in terms of human flourishing.  

SECTOR RESEARCH GROUPS

Whilst we believe all businesses and organisations in all sectors of the economy should be focused on value creation, sectors achieve this by different means. Sector Research Groups aim to improve the professional practice of strategic management in each sector.   

 

PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

The Strategic Management Forum runs research-led programs and projects focused on specif strategic management issues. Their goal is to generate practical insights that lead to actionable ideas that are of value to strategic decision makers in businesses and organisations of all types.    

Latest Updates

All the latest updates are posted to news section of this site, and highlights will be summarised in our regular eNewsletter for members. 

Read Strategy Snacks

Strategy Snacks are daily thought provocations about strategic management related topics. They are sent by email to members wishing to receive them. 

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AIMS, OBJECTIVES & BELIEFS

Our aim is to advance the professional practice of strategic management. Our Objective is to become the first globally recognised professional body for the discipline.

If we achieve the aims and objective, we believe we can ensure strategic management as a profession fulfils its potential - to transform the fortunes of businesses and organisations. Thereby enhancing the prosperity of communities, economies and society as a whole.

We believe the noble cause, or social purpose, of the profession should be the creation of value, to generate prosperity that is measured in terms of sustainable human flourishing and well being. 

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MEMBERSHIP

Anyone with an interest in strategic management, regardless of the sector they are in, should consider joining us. Affiliate membership is now free of charge. We also offer three other levels of membership reflecting various levels of qualification, experience and expertise. They include Associate (ASMF) and full Member (MSMF) plus Fellowship (FSMF), for the most senior strategists in our community.

Full Details

The Strategic Management Forum is currently forming an Advisory Panel to support decisions about Programs & Projects and Sector Research Groups. Each of which will have its own advisory panels of subject matter experts.

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 EVENTS & COURSES

The Strategic Management Forum has its own events programme and courses. We also run events and courses for, or in partnership with, other organisations. And we promote the events and courses offered by others if we think they will be of value to our members. Our members are often entitled to free or discounted ticket prices for events run by partners. And they are always entitled to discounted tickets for our own events. Members will also get advanced notice and a priority booking period. Future Events & Courses

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LOCATIONS

As our logo suggests, the Strategic Management Forum intends to establish an international network of membership groups, to manage local programs linked to our global initiatives.

The professional practice of strategic management has never been more important given the complexity and interdependence of so many issues of global importance. Read More

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SECTOR RESEARCH GROUPS

The Strategic Management Forum's Sector Research Groups will support deep research based on agendas of importance to specific industrial sectors (e.g. Health or Finance & Banking ). They will all sectors of the economy (e.g. Private Sector, Public Sector or Not-For-Profit sector. They may also look at issues of particular importance to a business function e.g. CEOs, or CFOs. Read More

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PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

The Strategic Management Forum is currently designing a number of research-led programs to focus on specific strategic management issues. Each will be designed with the insights of an Advisory Panel of experts. They will consist of a one-day launch conference, followed by a series of research-led Dialogue Events to explore issues in greater depth. The output from the dialogues will then inform the agenda of an inaugural conference.

Members of the Strategic Management Forum will get free access to all the insights from each research program in the form of various publications including: PDF briefings , reports, podcasts and video interviews. We also intend to produce printed books periodically.

Projects related to the programs are likely to include national and international study trips and exchanges, plus occasional extra events with other organisations including professional bodies and business schools.  Read More

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FUNDING

We operate as a not-for profit organisation for the benefit of our members. Our activities depend on membership income and the financial and non-financial support of partner organisations. Would you like to Partner With Us ?

 
 

PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

The Strategic Management Forum will undertake a growing number of research-based programs and projects to look at specific strategic management issues. They will focus on global issues and encourage participation from our global network. All will contribute to a growing body of knowledge that members can access. The agendas will be informed by an Advisory Panels of subject matter experts. And the agendas will inform the design of our event programmes and publication schedules. We invite partners to support our programs and projects. And we welcome new Program & Project Suggestions. You can also read about Future Program & Projects being designed. 

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SECTOR RESEARCH GROUPS

SECTOR RESEARCH GROUPS

The Strategic Management Forum plans to establish a growing number of research groups focused on the specific strategic management issues of greatest importance to specific sectors of the economy, including: the private, the public sector, government and not-for-profit sectors. They may focus on specific industries e.g. energy, or a group of industries e.g. professional service firms.  All will contribute to a growing body of knowledge that members can access. The agendas will be informed by an Advisory Panels of subject matter experts. And the agendas will inform the design of our event programmes and publication schedules. We invite partners to support our programs and projects. And we welcome new Sector Research Group Suggestions. You can also read about Future Sector Research Groups.     

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PUBLICATIONS

 

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PUBLICATIONS

The Strategic Management Forum offers a range of publications in multi-media formats from articles posted on our website and via social media, to video interviews and briefing papers. From 2020 we will also be adding new formats including podcasts and both printed books and eBooks linked to our programs and projects. In addition to our own publications we also share details of those from other sources that we think will be of interest and value to our members. Details can be found in the news section using the publications link. We also welcome submissions. Submission guidelines can be obtained by email. Please use "submission guidelines" as your email title.   

Events & Course

The Strategic Management Forum's own events related to our Programs & Projects, and our own courses. We also run events and courses in for, or in partnership with, other organisations including professional bodies, think tanks and business schools. Additionally, we promote events and courses offered by our members if we believe they will be of value to the wider membership. And we promote the events and courses offered by other organisations, including business book publishers such as Harvard Business Review Publishing. Events and courses offered by others may be free or charged for. When charged for, our members usually get a significant discount on ticket prices. Details of all events and courses can be found in the news section using the events link. If you would like us to consider promoting your event we welcome submissions for consideration. Please email us with detail, using "Event & Course Promotion" as your email title.

 

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