Strategic Thinking

Learn to Think beyond the short-term, at a Higher Level and More Holistically
2-Day Workshop

Purpose of the Strategic Thinking Training Workshop

With this strategic thinking training, you will:

  • Acquire the mindset and skills for strategic thinking
  • Learn and apply processes for longer-term, higher-level, and more holistic thinking
  • Understand key concepts of strategic thinking, and learn how to apply them for better results
  • Learn how to crystallize and clarify outcomes and their purpose
  • Understand how to stay relevant in a fast-changing world
  • Learn how to get everyone in the team on-board, and working together in a concerted effort

Who Should Attend

  • All levels of managers, who need to become more strategic in their mindset and thinking, and contribute more to the  strategic goals of their organization.
  • All managers who have strategic thinking training on their list of leadership competency development requirements.

Benefits of Attending

Participants will achieve:

  • Better clarity of purpose for themselves and their team, resulting in greater self-motivation, stronger cohesiveness, sharper focus and consistently better results
  • A longer term, more strategic outlook that translates to more productive and effective actions leading to more  sustainable results in the long term
  • Better decisions based on better logic and a more complete and holistic view
  • Higher collaboration, less conflict in their teams with higher output
  • Greater problem-solving ability


Facilitators of the Haines Centre’s strategic thinking training all have years of hands-on experience in senior management positions.  In addition, they are training facilitators excellent track records in training this topic.  They are also active in facilitating senior management in client organizations, in real-life strategic thinking to determine future direction.

Lead Facilitator will be Stephen Lin.  Click here for facilitator’s profile.

Workshop Outline

Overview of Strategic Thinking

  • The importance of strategic thinking
  • Strategic Thinking vs strategic planning & management

Key concepts of Strategic Thinking

  • Think Outside-In
    • Impact of external environment
    • Organizational purpose
    • Future environment scanning
  • Strategic thinking on a daily basis
    • The ABCs of strategic thinking
    • The 5 phases and critical questions
    • Applications of the ABCs
  • Strategic thinking and planning
    • Applying the ABC framework to every level of the organization
    • Cascade of strategic planning and alignment
    • Integration with other management tools
  • Strategic thinking in an uncertain and volatile world
    • Thinking in scenarios
    • Driving forces, strategies and triggers
  • Ten Tools for Daily Strategic Thinking
    • 10 tools to achieve a more strategic mindset for yourself and your team
  • The Roller-coaster of Change
    • Strategic thinking and change
    • Phases of the rollercoaster
    • Applications
  • Action Planning

Conduct of the Workshop

The workshop will include:

  • Explanation of principles, concepts and models
  • Break-out discussions and presentations
  • Case studies and examples
  • Use of templates, tools and techniques

Strategic Thinking Master-Class

This workshop satisfies the prerequisites to attend the Strategic Thinking Master-Class. It is an online Train-the-Trainer program for company-internal trainers.

Choice of Dates:
  • 25-26 July 2024, Singapore
  • 14-15 Nov 2024, Singapore

190 Clemenceau Avenue #06-01
Singapore Shopping Centre
Singapore 239924

Course Fee:

$980 per person

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