Strategic Thinking is part of NRPA's Leadership Certificate, and for best value it is suggested that you purchase the entire certificate package if you intend to complete the program.
Strategic Thinking is a process that defines how you think about, assess, view, and create the future. Leaders have the responsibility to include strategic thinking for themselves, their employees and the organization as a whole by applying these strategies for the part of the organization that they are responsible for. The course is intended for all levels of leadership from agency directors and department heads to front line leaders and those aspiring to lead. The course covers the following topic areas:
- Strategy and Leadership, or Creating a strategy-focused organization;
- There are two sections devoted to developing strategy; and
- The final section will discuss how strategies are implemented.