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Strategic Thinking – Online Learning

Organisational leaders need to develop strategic thinking, so that they can, analyse information, solve complex problems and plan for the future. With this e-learning course:

  • Define the wider issues that face an organisation
  • Use tools and models to analyse and plan strategy
  • Establish strategic objectives with analysis models
  • Apply lateral thinking to different situations
  • Construct a clear strategic plan

Course Introduction

The ability to think strategically is a critical skill for success in the modern business world. Strategic thinking involves recognising the wider picture, identifying trends and understanding the competitive landscape, to see where the business needs to go and lead it into the future.

This e-learning course aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to help develop their understanding of the key concepts and frameworks for strategic thinking in order to apply them to real-world scenarios.

Course Content

Module 1 – Strategic Thinking
  • Understand what is meant by strategic thinking and how it works
  • Identify why strategic thinking is an important tool for leaders
  • Apply skills and techniques from strategy experts
  • Use specific tools to assist the development of a strategy
    • Strategy pyramid – to see the wider picture
    • The Golden Circle – to help you get to the ‘why’ of the problem
    • SMART – to structure your objectives
    • KPQ’s – to help ask the key performance questions
    • PESTLE – to analyse external factors that affect your organisation
    • SWOT – to review internal and external factors
  • Establish what good looks like
  • Use downloadable tools to try out your skills and develop your technique
Module 2 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​


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Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.


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