Strategic Thinking

Olin Business School

Olin Business School

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About the course

What defines strategic thinking and differentiates it from other forms of analysis? What constitutes a strategic decision, and how should it be formulated? The program teaches an effective methodology for identifying your objectives and priorities and for developing an agenda for long-term success.

Topics

  • Strategic thinking frameworks and systematic problem formulation
  • Cognitive biases, thinking traps, and behaviors that undermine good decision-making
  • How to analyze assumptions, information, and perspectives to formulate options for a positive outcome
  • The process for consistently implementing strategic thinking frameworks to real-world contexts

Benefits

  • Immediately incorporate fundamental tools and frameworks to workplace challenges
  • Develop explicit, structured-thinking processes that lead to better decision-making
  • Diagnose challenges correctly in order to solve the right problem and drive better outcomes
  • Practice new strategies in case presentations and company-specific situations

Experts

Jackson Nickerson

Jackson Nickerson is the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He also is a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. His research, which can be found in the leading academic journ...

Strategic Thinking at Olin Business School

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