Using Strategic Thinking to Consider the Big Picture

Everyone
  • 7 videos | 22m 26s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Big-picture thinking stretches beyond the short term and considers how an organization can succeed in the long term. By thinking strategically about a problem using the bigger picture, you can elevate your perspective and get a better idea of the forces at play within your organization. This course describes how systems thinking can help you become skillful at making sense out of opposites and contradictions and better understand cause and effect while managing your department according to the business strategy. It explains actions you can take to encourage creative thinking and come up with solutions that take into account the bigger picture. You'll also learn how understanding your organizational value chain can help you connect to the organization's strategy and implement it more effectively.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Recognize ways to get a sense of the bigger picture by elevating your perspective
    Identify examples illustrating how understanding paradoxes helps in gaining a big picture view of your organization
    Recognize techniques to understand causality in order to get a sense of the bigger picture of your organization
  • Identify the steps to take in considering external factors to gain a big-picture view your organization
    Distinguish between actions that encourage big picture thinking in relation to internal direction and internal stakeholders
    Recognize how assessing your organization's value and supply chains can help you develop big picture thinking

IN THIS COURSE

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  • 3m 38s
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    3.  Understanding Paradoxes
    3m 34s
    Learn how to identify examples illustrating how understanding paradoxes helps you gain a big picture view of your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Understanding Causality
    3m 31s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize techniques to understand causality in order to get a sense of the bigger picture of your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Considering External Factors
    3m 55s
    During this video, you will learn how to identify the steps to take in considering external factors to gain a big-picture view of your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Considering Internal Factors
    3m 34s
    Discover how to distinguish between actions that encourage big picture thinking in relation to internal direction and actions that encourage big picture thinking in relation to internal stakeholders. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Assessing Value and Supply Chains
    3m 44s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize how assessing your organization's value and supply chains can help you develop a big picture thinking. FREE ACCESS

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