Developing a Strategic Mindset

Train your mind to be more strategic and start making a difference in your organization!

Developing the strategic thinking competency is critical for both your business and leadership success in today’s workplace. This course will equip you with a framework as well as tips and techniques that can be applied to your daily workplace reality. As a result of attending, you will leave as a stronger and more confident strategic thinker.

For organizations, this course supports both the Strategic Alignment Impact Area - aligning priorities, decision-making and change adoption and the Project Management Impact Area - adopting flexible approaches to project-based work.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the importance of thinking and leading strategically in your daily work
  • Recognize how strategy lives within an organization
  • Identify your strategic thinking strengths and areas for improvement
  • Understand the four steps required to think strategically and learn to embed the 4-step framework into your daily work life
  • Apply best practices to stop and reflect on the big picture before acting
  • Articulate clearly the link between your business challenge and the overall strategy
  • Use best practice techniques for thinking through a problem before acting
  • Learn how to innovatively reframe when brainstorming
  • Recognize actions you can take to strategically plan for your implementation
  • Apply what you have learned to scenarios and/or your real-life situation
  • Develop awareness of the skills required to think strategically in the workplace
  • Strengthen your ability to explain how your decisions and actions align with your organization’s strategy
  • Expand your toolbox of ways to creatively brainstorm solutions 
  • Recognize how to lead people more strategically
  • Increase your competitiveness in the workplace

Course Features

  • Self-assessment providing insights into your strategic thinking strengths and areas for improvement
  • Discussion touch-points to maximize the sharing of knowledge among participants
  • Group activities applying creative brainstorming techniques
  • Role play activities to reinforce techniques and behaviours in a safe environment where feedback and coaching are provided

Who Should Attend

Business professionals seeking to develop the skills to prepare them for more strategic roles.


$2,345 Non Member Fee
$2,095 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

$2,345 Non Member Fee
$2,095 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

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Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, College Of Dental Hygienists Of Ontario Jan 13, 2023

    The facilitator was very engaging

  • Past Participant, Toyota Tsusho Canada Inc Jan 13, 2023

    Over interaction are ok

  • Past Participant, Priestly Demolition Inc. Jan 13, 2023

    Excellent course

  • Past Participant, Gab Group Inc. Jan 13, 2023

  • Senela Cocoli, Operational Enablement Lead, Customer Care, Esri Canada Apr 29, 2022

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