Tactical to Strategic Thinking

We live in a knowledge-based society, and the more strategic you think the better your knowledge will be. Tactical to Strategic Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur. Tactical to Strategic thinking will lead to being more rational and disciplined thinking. It will reduce your prejudice and bias, which will provide you a better understanding of your environment. This workshop will provide you the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career and provide great skill in your everyday life.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the components of tactical to strategic thinking

  • Utilize non-linear thinking

  • Use logical thinking

  • Recognize what it means to be a tactical to strategic thinker

  • Evaluate information using tactical to strategic thinking skills

  • Identify the benefits of tactical to strategic thinking

  • Revise perspective, when necessary

  • Comprehend problem-solving abilities

To schedule one-day or to customize your seminar please call 646-416-6441 or email  julie@elevate4success.com

Course Agenda

Module 1: Components of Strategic Thinking

  • Applying Reason
  • Open-Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module 2: Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don’t Jump to conclusions
  • Expect and Initiate Change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module 3: Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw Conclusions

Module 4: Strategic Thinkers (I)

  • Active Listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module 5: Strategic Thinking (II)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module 6: Evaluate the Information

  • Make Assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT Analysis

Module 7: Benefits of Strategic thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better Communication
  • Better Problem Solving
  • Increased Emotional Intelligence

Module 8: Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your Point of View
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on Bias
  • When new information arrives

Module 9: Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solutions

Module 10: Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing Strategic Thinking


  • Participant workbook 
  • Presenter slides and outlines 
  • Case Studies and Media as appropriate 
  • Role-play scenarios 
  • Post-training assessment 

Room Requirements 

  • Internet access for the presenter 
  • Screen 
  • Projector (if not ceiling mounted then a table or cart will need to be provided) • Training room must be able to comfortably accommodate the number of participants plus room to move around for various activities) 
  • Rounds or pods, a small table for presenter’s materials, chairs for all participants • One Flip chart and easel for each round table (for small group work) and markers

Additional Requirements 

  • Elevate will choose training facilitators whose background and expertise will support the subject matter and goals of the client 
  • Instructors will use a variety of instructional methods including lecture, group projects, discussion, and role play 
  • Participants are expected to be actively engaged in the learning process 

To schedule one-day or to customize your seminar please call 646-416-6441 or email  julie@elevate4success.com