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.

How You Will Benefit

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  • 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.

This course is part of a Learning Path for people looking to improve strategic thinking and planning capabilities. Learn more about learning paths.


$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.

When colleagues learn together, everyone benefits!

Explore our onsite training options or to inquire about scheduling this course for your team, click here.



This course supports the following Organizational Impact Areas:

  • Strategic Alignment Impact Area - aligning priorities, decision-making and change adoption
  • Project Management Impact Area - adopting flexible approaches to project-based work
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Course Reviews

  • Natasha L., Operations Manager Sep 29, 2023

    Excellent instructor - engaging, knowledgeable, approachable. Excellent content - relevant, mix of activities vs slides, good vides Loved the size of the class - not an overwhelming number of attendees

  • Margaret M., Marketing Specialist Sep 29, 2023

    Great facilitator. Learned a lot

  • Past Participant, Director, Marketing and Student Recruitment Sep 29, 2023

  • Past Participant, Supervisor, Consumer Sales Sep 29, 2023

  • Past Participant, Operations Manager Sep 29, 2023

    great material and fantastic instructor, Thank you

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