Training Programs

Rich Horwath will deliver the workshop at your preferred location (company headquarters, off-site meeting, conference). The program can be attended by intact teams or by mixed groups with members from different functional areas.

Which groups have found benefit in the program?

  • C-Suite & President
  • Vice Presidents & Directors
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • HR
  • Talent Management
  • Research & Development
  • Information Technology
  • Operations Management
  • Finance

Program Topics

Based on a discussion of your needs and assessment work, the program will be customized to include the following potential topics:

  • What is strategy?
  • Clearly defining and writing goals, objectives, strategies and tactics
  • What is strategic thinking?
  • A methodical process for strategic thinking
  • Mastering the three disciplines of strategic thinking
  • Identifying and prioritizing growth opportunities and initiatives
  • Increasing profits and productivity with the same or fewer resources
  • Tools for generating innovation and new strategic insights
  • Developing sources of unique customer value
  • Tools for assessing the current business landscape
  • How to identify a competitor’s strategic approach
  • Increasing the value of SWOT Analysis
  • Tools to move from SWOT Analysis to potential strategies
  • Developing a system of strategy at any level
  • Tools for making strategic trade-offs
  • Tools for simplifying the strategic planning process
  • Overcoming five strategy execution challenges errors
  • Tools for effectively communicating strategy
  • The importance of building think time into a leader’s day
  • Methods for increasing employee buy-in to strategies
  • Formats for monthly/quarterly strategy tune-up sessions
  • Creating strategies amidst constantly changing market dynamics

Contact Us today to discuss your team’s needs

Three Phases of Strategic Thinking Training

Skill Assessment

  • Organizational Assessment
  • Individual Assessment
  • Strategy Survey
  • Articles
  • Deep Dive/Elevate book
  • Business Review
  • Interviews

Skill Development

  • Workshops (Half-day,
    Full-Day, Multi-Day)
  • Deep Dive/Elevate workbook
  • Strategic thinking tools & templates

Skill Evolution

  • Strategy Vault Online Resource Center (Hundreds of articles, instructional videos, MP3s, templates, tools, logbook, software)
  • Strategic Thinking App
  • Webinars
  • Strategic Coaching