Professional Course
4.7 (42 Reviews)

Strategic Thinking

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+4 locations)
Length
2 days
Price
2,795 USD
Next course start
18 July, 2024 (+11 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
2,795 USD
Next course start
18 July, 2024 (+11 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
From 2,795 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Strategic Thinking

Learn how to strengthen your strategic thinking skills and encourage it in others. Through case studies and practical thinking exercises, you’ll stimulate your strategic thinking, learn to recognize patterns that impact strategy and enhance your abilities to generate new insights and ideas. Come to your next strategic planning session with the best possible strategic ideas—and help your business move forward in an increasingly competitive world.

How You Will Benefit

  • Explore ways to challenge your assumptions and view your business in a new light
  • Learn and apply different thinking methods to avoid groupthink
  • Control reactive fixes to problems even in an uncertain business environment
  • Generate new ideas and evaluate future scenarios before your competitors do
  • Know when to embrace necessary risk, even if resources and information are limited
  • Learn to create better short-term goals that support long-term strategy

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 11 start dates

18 July, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

22 July, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

8 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Boston

22 August, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

16 September, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

10 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

14 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

21 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

12 November, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

9 December, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

Individual contributors, managers, directors and other leaders who need strategic thinking skills to gain better business insights and identify trends that can contribute to a more successful business strategy.

Training content

  • Introduction to strategic thinking: a new way of thinking and looking at the world
  • Identifying trends and patterns in the macro environment
  • Reviewing the business and industry environment; assessing your current organization
  • Practicing strategic thinking calisthenics
  • Generating ideas and creating plans with a big-picture perspective
  • Building an action plan to expand the strategic thinking skills of yourself and colleagues

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2795
  • AMA Members: $2495

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.2, PDU: 12, CPE: 14

Reviews

Average rating 4.7

Based on 42 reviews.
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5/5
James Y.
13 Dec 2022
Teaches you a great approach

This training provides a systematic approach to strategic thinking, planning and execution that you can bring to your work right away.

5/5
Bruce C.
26 Aug 2022
Great course pacing

Excellent course both content and pacing, instructor is clearly engaged and true subject matter expert.

5/5
Tammy S.
22 Jul 2022
Great integration

I loved the integration of real life stories in with the training material. The breakout sessions gave us an opportunity to practice the skills we were learning.

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