Strategic thinking


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Michael Milgate 2017 dates TBC 9am - 5pm 1 day $695 Enrolments closed Join our mailing list

Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional projects you are involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analysing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. In this course you will get a comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind this all-important process.

Course outline

  • What is strategic thinking?
  • Know your geography/territory
  • The core and rise of strategic planning
  • Which business strategy?
  • Finding your blue ocean
  • SWOT/TOWS and other models
  • Perils and power of strategic deception
  • Sources and uses of reliable information
  • Evolution of cooperation
  • When strategy breaks down
  • The relationship between forces, luck and culture
  • Strategic thinking – a way of life

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course you should::

  • be able to plan more effectively, outsmart your competitors, and avoid unpleasant surprises
  • be equipped with a broad array of skills and techniques for problem solving, critical decision making, competitive intelligence, and long-term planning.

Who should enrol

This course is suitable for small business owners, people considering or in the process of setting up their own business and entrepreneurs.

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