Strategic Thinking Training Course

Think Strategically

A practical 1 day Strategic Thinking
Training Course

Learn how to think strategically and discover how to develop strategic insight, create a strategic vision and define business strategies.

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

– Abraham Lincoln

Course Overview

Key Outcomes

  • Learn how to create a strategic vision that will inspire and empower the business
  • Learn how to analyse the current strategic position using insight tools
  • Discover how to develop business strategies that will achieve the vision

What You Will Learn

  • The definitions of vision, mission, strategy and tactics
  • The 3-stage process of strategy development
  • 2 strategic analysis tools
  • How to create a strategic vision
  • How to develop strategies to achieve the vision and objectives

Agenda

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Insight
  • Strategic Vision
  • Strategic Ideas

Course Agenda

1. Strategic Insight

This session focuses on developing strategic insight by analysing the internal business and external operating environment in order to create a model of the current state of play.

2. Strategic Vision

This session focuses on the creation of a 3-5 year strategic vision for your business/team. Specifically, you will develop a future vision and write a vision statement.

3. Strategic Ideas

During this session, you will create a strategic roadmap for your business. This involves identifying key strategic themes and writing long-term strategies for each theme.

To book a course, please contact Jayne on +44 (0)203 858 0334 or via email

Testimonials

Thanks Jayne! Bottom line…. I have ABSOLUTELY NO doubt that we will be a better, more effective team because of it.
Daniel Frigo – VP at a Global Entertainment Company
Very good course and Jayne made strategy really enjoyable instead of a chore!”
Utilities Company
“The best course I have EVER been on!”
Financial Institution

FAQs

No, this course is not available as a public programme. It is only available as an in-house course.

The standard course is a 1 day programme running from 9.30am-5pm.

Other options are also available:

  • 3 hour workshop – focuses on the ‘Your Creative Brain’ session. Alternatively, you can select one thinking tool to learn and practice.
  • 2 day course – includes additional thinking tools and more practical brainstorming sessions

No. The course focuses on the strategic thinking process and doesn’t cover strategic planning.

Due to the practical nature of the content, customisation is not necessary. Delegates use their own business for the practical work and can choose whether to focus on the corporate strategy or a more specific strategy e.g., finance strategy, product strategy, team strategy etc.

The course is facilitated by our founder, Jayne Cormie.

Jayne has extensive experience in strategic thinking developed throughout her corporate and consulting career.

The content is designed to teach junior to mid-level management the essential strategic thinking skills.
However, the course can be extended in order to increase the depth and scope of the content required by more senior management.

This course can be run in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Australia.

  • Multi-media presentation
  • Interactive discussions and debates
  • Breakout sessions
  • Group presentations

A minimum of 4 delegates and a maximum of 12 delegates per course.

For pricing information, contact Jayne Cormie on +44(0)203 858 0334

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