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October 18, 2017
 
 
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 Alberta Seniors

Improve Your Strategic Thinking

Time: 1:30 pm -- 3:00 pm EST


Cost: $247.00



Group Cost: $995.00



Summary:

Your perspectives, and therefore your opinions, are a function of your ability to think strategically.  The difference between a product, and an excellent product, is your ability to think strategically.

You're told “you need to be more strategic”.  The feedback is not accompanied by strategies on how to actually to do it. Usually, it’s just, “think big picture" -- not a useful, tactical approach to strategic thinking.

Strategic thinking is a learned skill.  In this session, you will learn specific steps you can take to be more strategic including:

-- What is it? And how do you think strategically?

-- The characteristics of strategic thinking; learning and applying strategic thinking.

--  Federal examples and case studies of strategic thinking.

Who Should Attend:

All public servants - federal, provincial, regional, or municipal sectors.


In this information-packed Teleseminar, you will learn:

1.  Critical skills needed to be a strategic thinker

2.  Characteristic of strategic versus non-strategic thinking

3.  Strategic thinking skills and how to use them

4.  Learning to think strategically about work processes and decisions

5.  Connecting strategic thinking in the workplace

6.  Enhanced competency to understand strategy and to act strategically

7.  Federal examples and case studies of strategic thinking

8.  Watch for it in job interviews; specific questions you’re asked

10. And more....

Presenter:

Theresa McKeown, from PublicSectorWriting.com, is a former senior executive with the Government of Canada. She reviews and recommends improvements to ministerial briefing, parliamentary affairs and correspondence services for government departments.  Ms. McKeown also delivers training to public servants at all levels and has been a sessional teacher at the University of Victoria's School of Public Administration. 

How to Attend:

Prior to the session, we will send you simple log-in instructions.  The course will be recorded for you should you miss it.