Management, High

Strategic Thinking and Planning

21 October 2024

Dusit D2 Kenz Hotel

2 days

The Strategic Thinking and Planning course is a 2-day program designed to help individuals develop the skills and knowledge needed to think and plan strategically. Participants will learn how to analyze complex situations, identify opportunities, and develop effective strategies. Topics covered will include strategic thinking and analysis, goal setting, and strategic planning processes. The course is ideal for managers, business owners, and anyone looking to improve their strategic thinking and planning skills.

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The Strategic Thinking and Planning course is a focused 2-day program designed to sharpen your strategic thinking and enhance your planning skills. This course offers a deep dive into the methodologies of strategic analysis and planning, equipping participants with the tools to navigate complex business landscapes effectively. Ideal for managers, business owners, and professionals aiming to elevate their strategic acumen, the curriculum covers essential aspects of goal setting, opportunity identification, and strategy development. Attendees will engage in practical exercises and discussions, enhancing their ability to think critically, anticipate future trends, and formulate comprehensive strategies that align with organizational goals.

Key Points:
  • Develop the ability to think strategically, recognizing key trends and patterns.
  • Master strategic analysis techniques to identify business opportunities and threats.
  • Learn effective goal-setting methods to align with long-term strategic objectives.
  • Gain insights into creating actionable strategic plans that drive organizational success.

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We offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers all of the essential topics. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the support and guidance that you need to succeed.

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Course Content

Foundations of Strategic Thinking
  • Understanding the principles of strategic thinking
  • Analyzing internal and external environments
  • Recognizing patterns and trends that impact business


Strategic Analysis Techniques
  • Tools for conducting effective SWOT and PESTLE analyses
  • Identifying opportunities and challenges in the business environment
  • Evaluating competitive landscapes and market dynamics
Setting Strategic Goals
  • Principles of effective goal setting in strategic planning
  • Aligning goals with organizational vision and mission
  • Methods for setting achievable, measurable, and relevant objectives
Strategic Planning Process
  • Steps in the strategic planning process
  • Developing a strategic roadmap for implementation
  • Aligning resources and capabilities with strategic objectives


Decision-Making in Strategy
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving in strategic contexts
  • Balancing risks and opportunities in decision-making
  • Scenario planning and forecasting future trends


Implementing and Monitoring Strategic Plans
  • Techniques for effective strategy implementation
  • Monitoring progress and measuring the impact of strategic initiatives
  • Adjusting strategies based on feedback and changing conditions
Course Instructor

Aaron Ainsworth

Aaron Ainsworth

Aaron Ashworth is a dedicated educator and facilitator with expertise in training and development. He has delivered customized programs to over 1,000 professionals and educators, leveraging his deep cultural understanding and commitment to cutting-edge insights.

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