Unlocking the Power of Applied Strategic Thinking

In this training course you will learn how to enhance strategic thinking skills to create practical solutions for complex challenges.

AMS Course Code: 2025

Course Description

In the Unlocking the Power of Applied Strategic Thinking course you will learn how to strengthen your own strategic thinking skills and encourage it in others by examining the strategic and tactical thought process and creating practical solutions to support key business strategies. You will also identify and practice approaches that will guide the direction of your teams and enable you to communicate and influence strategically to gain buy-in.

Visit the AMS Client-Centric Engagement Model below, to learn about other customization options or Contact Us to discuss your unique needs. Our modulated content inventory coupled with our proprietary 4x4 design model affords our clients a wide range of scalable options. Visit out Full Course Catalog to explore related topics.

Delivery Options

This program is delivered on-site in one full day or virtually in two 3.5-hour sessions.

Course Modules

Thinking Strategically

  • Your Preferred Way of Thinking

  • Modes of Thinking

  • Elements of Thinking Strategically

  • Modelling Strategic Thinking

Leading Strategically

  • Empowering Strategic Thinkers

  • Team Based Strategic Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking from the Middle

  • Agile Thinking

Operating Strategically

  • Difference Between Strategy and Tactics

  • Operating Strategically in a Tactical Environment

  • STOP model for thinking

  • Behaving Strategically

Communicating Strategically

  • Key Attributes of Impactful Messages

  • Individual Communication Styles

  • Strategic Communications Planning

  • Communicating Up

Who Should Attend

Leaders and managers who are directly responsible for thinking strategically to enhance projects, products, decisions, and communications, well as motivating team members to do the same.

Client-Centric Engagement Model

Professional Development Training

Each learning module in our course descriptions represent 90 minutes of instruction. Your selection of learning modules and sub-topics, preferred delivery modality, and custom design elements (as noted below), will determine the course duration and ultimate “best solution” to meet your unique learning needs. Our proprietary and innovative “4x4” design model, expert level facilitators, and modulated content library is the gateway to high-impact and agile learning experiences that result in immediate skills application.

AMS Professional Development Training Model for Engagement

For the Team

  • Teams of eight or more participants, delivered On-Site or Live Online with the option to customize your learning experience.

For the Individual

Customize your Learning Experience

  • Customize with instructional design options including scenarios, thought leader questions, and exercises
  • Select delivery modality and manage course durations based on content selection
  • Mix and match learning modules & sub-topics to create the most highly customized learning experience
  • Create learning tracks by linking courses & learning modules with connective application exercises over a predetermined timeline
  • Support content with correlating Research Articles
  • Enhance skills application with Performance Coaching
  • Earn select industry and academic accreditations
  • Organizational Learning & Development (L&D) Framework Best Practice
  • Integrate Digital Resources – Thought Leader Interviews  Insights Podcast

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