Length: 1 days
The ability to make sound decisions is essential for long-term personal and professional success. Strategic thinkers are able to distinguish between causation and correlation, emotion and intellect. They are able to apply proven methods to evaluate risk and determine the best choice for action.
In this one-day course you will be presented with both standard tools (e.g., SWOT) and innovative approaches from game theory. You will learn how to discern fallacious reasoning traps as well as ways to counter them. In addition, you will practice using a powerful model to construct and deliver a winning argument.
Each attendee will receive a copy of the book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Khun.
You will learn to:
- Recognize opportunities to influence and create strategic alliances
- Use strategic thinking to identify key strengths and weaknesses in your work group
- Apply strategic models that can be used immediately
- Develop persuasive skills to sell your strategic idea
- Describe and apply strategic and tactical thinking, paradigms, risk, and judgment in all aspects of your work
- Use strategic thinking to add value to your organization
- Identify one’s own thinking style and how improve individual and group functioning
- Explain how to apply the cost/benefit of risk
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Who Should Attend
This course is designed for managers, supervisors, and team leaders who need to improve their decision-making skills and enhance their strategic outlook.
Save up to $510 by enrolling in PD685, a combo course consisting of this course (PD676) and PD475 “The Engineering Manager: Engaging Today’s Workforce.”
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