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April 26, 2018
 
 
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Department of Health (New Brunswick)

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Financial Services Commission of Ontario

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Correctional Services Canada

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Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs (Ontario)

Strathcona Regional District

Department of Health (New Brunswick)

Red Deer County

Nova Scotia Gaming Commission

City of Vancouver

 Alberta Seniors

Improve Your Strategic Thinking

Time: 1:30 pm -- 3:00 pm EST


Cost: $247.00



Group Cost: $995.00



Summary:

As a public servant, your position involves providing advice, opinions, reflection and viewpoints on internal as well as external initiatives and decisions.  In fact, as a federal, provincial or municipal public servant your professional success depends on your ability to think strategically.  We are often told we "need to be strategic" in order to address the diverse challenges inherent in our organization.    During your career as a public servant you will be faced with many different circumstances where your ability to be a strategic thinker may mean the difference between success or failure.

Strategic thinking is a learned skill as well as a commonly applied competency.  This course is designed to help you:

  • Define and understand strategic thinking
  • Understand and apply the differences and linkages between strategic, critical, analytical and creative thinking
  • Identify and use essential skills, knowledge and behaviours that contribute to strategic thinking
  • Use a step-by-step process to think strategically
Who Should Attend:

All public servants - federal, provincial, regional, or municipal sectors.


In this information-packed TeleCourse, you will learn:
  • How to position strategic thinking within the spectrum of pubic sector competencies
  • How to define and distinguish between strategic and other types of thinking
  • How to use analytical, critical and creative skills in your job
  • How to develop your own approach to applying strategic thinking as a key competency
  • The 10 most important skills that will make you a better strategic thinker
  • How to establish and practice linkages between skills, knowledge and behaviour of a strategist
  • How to meet the strategic expectations of your superiors, clients and stakeholders
Instructor:

The course will be delivered by a highly experienced practitioner and trainer with over 30 years of experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.  Josef Jurkovic is a founder and lead instructor of a national training company, the Centre for Excellence in Communications. Josef  facilitates over 100 training sessions  annually across key areas of internal and external communications and has delivered training for hundreds of federal, provincial and municipal organizations across Canada. He regularly delivers workshops on Communications Skills for Non-Communicators; Effective Writing and Messaging; Employee Engagement; Internal Communications; Strategic, Issues, Risk and Crisis Communications; Media Relations; Briefing and Presentation Skills; Communication and Administrative Competencies; Public Consultations and Citizen Engagement; Public Sector Branding and Marketing; and Stakeholder Communications and Engagement.  

 

How to Attend:

Prior to the session, we will send you simple log-in instructions.  The course will be recorded for you should you miss it.

An Individual Five-Year Unlimited Training Pass for all courses can be purchased for $750.00.  A Five-Year Unlimited Office Training Pass may be purchased for $4,450 for up to 10 employees,  $5,700 for up to 20 employees and $7,900 for up to 50 employees (for larger department discounts, please contact us at 1-888-764-1542).