Strategic Systems Thinking: The Big Picture

Facilitator: Dave Whittington

Have you ever wished you could be more strategic or been told you need to be more strategic? The reality is that you can’t act strategically if you don’t think strategically. This hands-on day will offer you tools that will help you to think more strategically. These tools are designed to help you see the big picture and deepen your understanding of how complex organizations function.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to strategic thinking
  • Getting comfortable with the inevitable uncertainty of strategic thinking
  • Bolman and Deal’s four frames
  • Polarity management
  • The Cynefin framework
  • Creative intelligence

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what constitutes strategic thinking and recognize its importance within organizations
  • Be comfortable with the inevitable paradox and uncertainty that accompanies strategic thinking
  • Know when and how to use three strategic thinking tools: Bolman and Deal’s four frames, polarity management and the Cynefin framework
  • Recognize the importance creativity plays in strategic thinking

Certificate Requirement: This course is a requirement for the Management & Leadership Skills Certificate.

 

Course Dates: Strategic Systems Thinking: The Big Picture

Start Date:Apr 24, 2019
Delivery:7.5 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Price:$325.00 + GST
Instructor:Dave Whittington
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