Strategic Thinking Skills

15 October 2019
  • Communication skills
  • Personal development

Trainer: Julian Bowrey

This course is for anyone wanting to develop their own strategy skills to help better understand and contribute to organisational strategy. Highly interactive, participants will try out some commonly used strategy tools covering three core elements of evidence, policy and delivery. It introduces recent developments such as open policy making and ‘nudge’ which draw on digital and behavioural economics. By the end of the course participants will have a better understanding of strategy, leading their own strategy exercises and developing their strategy skills.  

Who will benefit from attending?

Everyone who wants to learn more about strategic thinking and apply that in their work.

Learning outcomes

You will have learnt:

  • What is strategy and why it is important for organisations
  • Why strategic thinking is a useful and important skill
  • About, and used, some of the common strategic thinking techniques

Organisational benefit

Organisations will benefit from having a wider group of colleagues with increased knowledge of strategy, some of the widely-used, and new, techniques to develop strategy and the confidence to lead their own, or participate in strategy exercises.