with Dr. Julia Sloan
September 14, 2023, 9 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time
11 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time
12 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
$575 (US) per person
Virtual Session

Book by Dr. Julia Sloan
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan



Being strategically competitive in today's chaotic and complex global environment requires a different way of looking at how we approach strategic thinking. Leaders who are tasked with strategic responsibility must be attentive, agile, adaptive and innovative thinkers. Four key issues are addressed in this session: Why do organizations need strategic thinkers? What is strategic thinking? Who is a strategic thinker? How can strategic thinking be developed?

A highly interactive seminar, the session begins with an exploration of historical events and its impact on the evolution of strategic thinking. It proceeds with a discussion of an unconventional model of the underlying cognitive clusters that support strategic thinking, followed by five essential attributes of strategic thinkers. The session concludes by delving into the process for strengthening strategic thinking on an individual and team level.


Dr. Julia Sloan is author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, (voted Best Business Book of the Year by Financial Times). She is recognized for her work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking. A Fulbright Fellow, Julia teaches at Columbia University and has lectured at premier academic institutions including: MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University; Bejing University; Tokyo University, Keio University; and India Institute of Management. She holds a distinguished faculty appointment at the Central University of Finance and Economics. Julia is principal of Sloan International Inc., specializing in strategic thinking for business.


Delivery Method: Group Internet Based (Zoom platform)
Prerequisites: Designed for Directors and VPs with at least five years of experience in a senior role.
Advanced Preparation: None
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