Strategy is critical in aligning a company’s overarching mission to daily decision making. Successful strategies generate a desired pattern of decision making that help leaders allocate the right resources in order to accomplish key objectives. A strategic advisor’s main goal is to guide businesses to prioritize objectives, optimize performance, and measure success in ways that reflect the company’s strengths and opportunities. Effective advisors know how to use critical thinking and problem solving skills to ensure the company stays on its right path, while also identifying realistic problems and solutions.
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Strategic Thinking vs. Strategic Planning
Duration: 20-30min. In this course you will learn how to understand the differences between strategic thinking and strategic planning by focusing on these three key areas:
Identifying Problems as an Outsider Duration: 30min. In this course you will learn how to identify and understand problems within companies as an outside advisor by focusing on these three key areas:
Earn certifications for each completed course. Certifications appear on your advisor profile and are visible to companies on The ExecRanks platform actively seeking advisors to show you’ve mastered skills that could make an impact on their business.
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