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Course Name
Strategic Thinking

Contact Hours: 3

Course Description

Strategic thinking teaches you to take a details look at your long range goals, obstacles, and solutions. Learn how to effectively plan for the future and choose the path most likely to bring you to your goals.

Your expert-led training is presented by Casey McNeal. Casey has been speaking professionally for over nine years. His diverse professional background and his life as a stand-up comic have prepared him for the life that he now lives and loves. His students love his light-hearted format and come away from this course excited and well-prepared to apply their new skills immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to complete the course? The amount of time it takes to complete the course is dependent upon the time you are able to spend in study. The actual length of the online video instruction is close to 3 hours. However to maximize the learning experience, that online video instruction is broken into many smaller topic segments that tend to be 10-15 minutes in length, and many have optional activities as well.

Will I be able to work at my own pace? Yes. The modular format of the instruction method allows you to proceed according to your own pace. Your personal schedule governs your completion time.

Are there any required books for the course? No. the printable materials are accessible from within each course segment and can be viewed online as well. These are included at no additional cost to you.

Can I assess what I have learned? Yes. Each self-paced unit has an associated assessment quiz. From there you will be able to determine if you understood the concepts or if you still need to review the materials further.

What are the advantages of taking this course online? Always accessible…on demand…single login…easy to manage…work at your own pace…these are just a few of the many advantages.


By completing this course you will learn:
  1. How to effectively plan for the future
  2. How to choose the path most likely to bring you to your goals

Evaluation of your performance will be based on:
  1. Individual module quizzes which can be taken before or after the training section
  2. Post quiz that assesses the combined topics covered within the complete courses level
Completing a self-directed course: It will be your responsibility to access the course through your individual login, learn from the one-on-one instruction segments, and assess your level of retention with the post tests. All course materials will remain accessible online for the period of the subscription access. The printable study guides can be retained indefinitely as a means of refreshing your skills after a period of time.

  • What is Strategic Thinking
    • Strategy vs. Tactics
  • Planning Structure & Process Overview
    • Process
  • Analyze
    • The Analyzing Process 3.2 Problem Solving
  • Strategize
    • Strategy Forming Steps
    • Strategy Development
    • Team Involvement
    • Decision Making
  • Realize
    • Immediacy vs. Long Term
    • D.M.A.I.C
    • Implementation
    • Performing