Strategic Thinking

Build your strategic thinking capabilities to plan for the future.

  • Expand your mindset and acquire practical strategic management skills.
  • Foster ideas in a changing environment.
  • Consider and plan for challenges that lie ahead.
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  • What is covered in the course?

    • Understand the meaning and impact of strategic thinking and evaluate your own and your team’s strategic thinking attributes.
    • Evaluate and apply a range of strategic management models and processes.
    • Apply a structured framework for strategic analysis using key strategic tools and techniques.
    • Argue in support of existing practices or for adoption of recommendations for improvement.
    • Justify and support your arguments with appropriate and rigorous analysis.
    • Effectively engage stakeholders and deal with organizational change.
    • Recognise and mitigate irrational influences on strategic decisions.
  • Should I attend?

    This course is suitable for leaders, managers and professionals who want to develop their strategic thinkings skills to see or develop the big picture.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • enhanced strategic analysis and decision making skills
    • strategies to engage and influence stakeholders
    • a range of tools and methods to analyse and present your ideas
    • an appreciation of how to align your ideas to the organisation's goals.
  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain:

    • higher quality of strategic business decisions
    • better alignment of organizational strategies and allocation of limited resources
    • enhanced strategic thinking capability and pertinent insights into business issues
    • actionable recommendations to solve a specific business problem.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.

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  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • Gain credit into the Professional Management Program by completing this course and its assessment.
    • The course offers pathways into the Adelaide MBA as part of the Professional Management Program.
    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.
Alina is an amazing presenter. She is engaging and has a huge variety of examples to explain the theoretical information she is teaching. She provides practical learning opportunities and always has multiple different ways of explaining things. She is a very emotive and engaging presenter making it easy to learn from her.past participant

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • Printed course book and materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • Certificate of Completion and training record
  • Refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Professional Management Program.

Want to do this course online?

Strategic Thinking Online.

Available course dates:

  • Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 February 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 February 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Alina Lebed - MBA, BSc, G Cert Ed, Dip Management & Intl Trade
    Alina is a leading management consultant specialising in complex problem solving for a variety of clients throughout Adelaide and interstate. Prior to this role, she led the Business Advisory Practice for an international consulting firm in Adelaide. Alina has also lectured in the areas of Strategy, Risk and Project Management at the University of Adelaide since 2003. Her relevant areas of expertise include strategic analysis, business and marketing planning, corporate governance, business case analysis, risk management, economic and industry development, change management, strategic procurement and, of course, contract management. She has designed and implemented multiple training programs on many of these topics to a range of corporate and government clients, both locally and internationally.
    Schedule number: 8119
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$1,850.00
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  • Thursday 15 & Friday 16 June 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Thursday 15 & Friday 16 June 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Alina Lebed - MBA, BSc, G Cert Ed, Dip Management & Intl Trade
    Alina is a leading management consultant specialising in complex problem solving for a variety of clients throughout Adelaide and interstate. Prior to this role, she led the Business Advisory Practice for an international consulting firm in Adelaide. Alina has also lectured in the areas of Strategy, Risk and Project Management at the University of Adelaide since 2003. Her relevant areas of expertise include strategic analysis, business and marketing planning, corporate governance, business case analysis, risk management, economic and industry development, change management, strategic procurement and, of course, contract management. She has designed and implemented multiple training programs on many of these topics to a range of corporate and government clients, both locally and internationally.
    Schedule number: 8184
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$1,850.00
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  • Thursady 9 & Friday 10 November 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Thursady 9 & Friday 10 November 2023 (8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Alina Lebed - MBA, BSc, G Cert Ed, Dip Management & Intl Trade
    Alina is a leading management consultant specialising in complex problem solving for a variety of clients throughout Adelaide and interstate. Prior to this role, she led the Business Advisory Practice for an international consulting firm in Adelaide. Alina has also lectured in the areas of Strategy, Risk and Project Management at the University of Adelaide since 2003. Her relevant areas of expertise include strategic analysis, business and marketing planning, corporate governance, business case analysis, risk management, economic and industry development, change management, strategic procurement and, of course, contract management. She has designed and implemented multiple training programs on many of these topics to a range of corporate and government clients, both locally and internationally.
    Schedule number: 8282
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$1,850.00
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