Strategic Thinking

Strategic Thinking: the process of thinking things through 


Objectives

 

More and more, individuals are being asked to “think strategically” as part of their everyday work. This workshop explores what strategic thinking is, why we need it, how to use it and how to develop it. It will explore the importance of strategic thinking and the overall approach you need to take.  It will provide tips on how to develop your own capacity and set out key questions that you need to ask, with a special focus on what senior executives and Ministers are looking for.


  • You will understand what strategic thinking is and why it’s valuable.
  • You will know the strategic thinking process, key questions you need to address  and traps to avoid.
  • You will  strengthen your own strategic thinking capacity.
  • You will apply strategic thinking to your work.


The Approach

 

This one-day workshop is delivered by a strong strategic thinker well- versed in successfully applying this approach to their day to day work.  The day will include individual and group exercises, case studies, discussion and draw on the experiences of those in the room to complement the knowledge of the workshop leader.

 

Sample Testimonials 

 

“A great course—well delivered by a subject matter expert who is also an excellent adult educator—very learner- centered course with relevant examples.”

“Hand-outs excellent resources.  Case studies were very practical.”

“Leslie was a great facilitator: frank, funny and obviously very knowledgeable about the subject.t”

“Good mix of theory and practical cases.”

“I was looking for a refresher that would reinforce and build on my strategic thinking skills and I felt that was achieved.”

 

Who should attend

 

Anyone who wants to strengthen their strategic thinking skills especially those in   policy development.  There is no suggested job or experience level for   this workshop.  You know if you need to work on this skill. 

 

Schedule and Fees

 

The   workshop can be delivered in English for up to 25 individuals from a single organization at a group rate with a focus on your organization’s work through the case studi