Duration: 7 Days

Strategic thinking is the ability to see the total enterprise, to spot the trends and understand the competitive landscape, to see where the business needs to go and to lead it into the future.

Ultimately these training course materials allow you to nurture a management team that is more strategically focused, ensuring all employees have a clear vision and consequently assist the organisation in meeting its business goals.

Option 1: US$90
If you just want to take this course without the test or certificate.

Option2: US$120
If you wish to take this course
+ Online test
+ Receive a Certificate of Completion from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) United Kingdom
+ Shipping cost of the certificate

Retake: US$60
If you wish to retake your online course test.
If you pass your test – you will receive your Certificate with no additional cost.

Payment Methods:

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  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer

Strategic management, and therefore strategic thinking, is a responsibility for all managers. This responsibility is growing in importance as management is no longer seen only as an operational function. Modern organisations exist in a complex environment with an increasing demand for effective strategic responses. At the very least this requires a basic understanding of strategy; at best it requires managers who think strategically.

The materials are required training for anyone involved in management or the strategy process.

At the end of this course program, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify the purpose of strategy in the strategic hierarchy
  2. Set a strategy in line with organisational vision and mission
  3. Set objectives and strategy measurements
  4. Link corporate strategy to operational activities
  5. Manage the strategic change process

The Strategic Thinking Training Course will help learners develop their knowledge and awareness of business strategy. They will learn the importance of a clear strategy to an organisation, how to create a strategy in line with the organisational vision, how to embed strategy measures, linking strategy to organisational activities and managing the business through strategic change.

Create leaders that develop clear business strategies to help define and scope the direction of your organisation.

This training course will guide learners through the strategy development and implementation process. They will learn key terminology and processes and will practice developing strategic alignment.

Strategic thinking is the ability to see the total enterprise, to spot the trends and understand the competitive landscape, to see where the business needs to go and to lead it into the future.

Ultimately these training course materials allow you to nurture a management team that is more strategically focused, ensuring all employees have a clear vision and consequently assist the organisation in meeting its business goals.

Learners are able to:

  1. Develop a strategic vision that provides clear direction
  2. Create strategic objectives, so that employees are clear on organisational goals
  3. Establish the right questions to ask to challenge strategic thinking
  4. Challenge current processes, practices and strategy
  5. Perform a health check that help identify strategic gaps
  6. Create a clear strategy with defined outcomes

Strategic Thinking

Establishing the meaning of strategic thinking and what it means for the organisation, its managers and employees.

Strategic Health Check

Performing a health check to identify how well implemented the current organisational strategy is. This looks at things from an employee, manager and company perspective.

The Strategy Pyramid

Reviewing how strategy fits into the big picture of the organisation. Focusing on; Vision, Mission, Strategic Objectives, Organisational Activities and Strategic Outcomes.

The Golden Circle

A video presentation by Simon Sinek that reviews the how, what and why of an organisation and the thought leadership approach and getting to ‘why?’

Key Performance Questions

Innovation from the Advanced Performance Institute that uses KPQ’s to develop questions that get to the root cause of an issue and helps ensure the correct strategic factors are addressed.

Setting Goals and Objectives

Taking the outputs from the KPQ’s and using the data to develop strategic workplace objectives.

Strategic Formulation

Identification of the key area for strategic focus: Customer Intimacy, Operational Excellence, or Product Leadership.

Key Performance Indicators

Using KPIs to help track progress and gain relevant insights to help manage and improve performance. Ensuring the the strategic goals are met. These could be; Financial, Operational, Customer Satisfaction, Employee Performance.

Managing Change

Reviewing an eight step change process that will help ensure the success of the strategy programme.

Sample Certificate


Strategic Thinking

Strategic thinking is the ability to see the total enterprise, to spot the trends and understand the competitive landscape, to see where the business needs to go and to lead it into the future.

Ultimately these training course materials allow you to nurture a management team that is more strategically focused, ensuring all employees have a clear vision and consequently assist the organisation in meeting its business goals.