Thinking Strategically

by Anna Faherty

Discover the skills and tools needed to make effective strategic decisions, to embed strategic thinking in your organisation and to become a strategic thinker.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Think like a strategist and make effective strategic decisions
  • Understand the process of developing and implementing a strategic plan
  • Discover the most common strategic tools and how they can support your organisation
  • Embed strategic thinking in your professional life and become a strategic thinker

About the course

In a world full of uncertainty, operational excellence is not enough. Making time to develop and demonstrate strategic skills, not only increases your odds of weathering the stormy environment around you – it will enhance the effectiveness of decisions for yourself and your organisation.

This course explores what is meant by the concept of 'strategy'. You'll discover the skills and tools needed to make effective strategic decisions, to embed strategic thinking in your organisation and to become a strategic thinker. You'll gain a better understanding of how the strategic process works, including important elements such as vision, mission, values, and objectives.

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Contents

  • Understanding strategy
    • Explaining strategic thinking
    • The value of strategy
    • Your strategic journey
    • Strategies, plans, and tactics
  • Thinking like a strategist
    • How to think like a strategist
    • Strategic skills
    • Making strategic decisions
    • Communicating decisions to others
    • The role of intuition
  • Strategy as a process
    • How strategy gets done
    • The strategic process
    • Vision, mission, values, objectives
    • The importance of strategic processes
    • KPIs and metrics
  • Strategic tools
    • Why strategic tools matter
    • Understanding the world around you
    • Understanding yourself
    • Choosing a strategic tool
    • Analysing value
    • Thinking about growth
    • Setting and monitoring strategic priorities
  • Embedding and embodying strategy
    • Living like a strategist
    • Demonstrating your strategic skills
    • Your strategic thinking mantra

Author

Anna Faherty

Writer, lecturer and consultant working across the publishing, museum and charity sectors.

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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Keep your whole team up to date.

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