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Strategic Thinking & Advanced Problem Solving Workshop


12th - 13th, November 2024 / Online
SAVE UP TO $400
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Overview


Apply a structured systems thinking approach to analysing problems and formulating strategy

• Apply practical outcome-driven models for strategic decision-making
• Explore a systematic approach for problem analysis and strategy formulation
• Understand your role as a leader in empowering others to address challenges
• Overcome common roadblocks to resolve complex problems

Speakers


Fiona Maggs

With a career spanning over 25 years in the FMCG industry, Fiona has held leadership positions at Lumaten, Unilever, and Coca-Cola Amatil. She is the NSW President of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, co-chaired the Embracing Difference Council, and was honoured with the inaugural Exceptional Leader's Award. Fiona is renowned for her programs in strategy, problem-solving, leadership, and negotiation. She excels at helping ambitious individuals achieve superior outcomes, foster desired workplace cultures, and enhance personal fulfilment.

Principal
Dial Consulting

Agenda


Workshop

Strategic thinking and problem solving

- How the current context is shaping organisations

- The role of strategic thinking in senior leadership

- Responding to emerging challenges


Enhancing your decision-making

- Cognitive principles, and tools essential for effectiveness

- Addressing common limitations and challenges

- Utilise models, tools and tactics to enhance overall capabilities


Advanced problem solving for senior leaders

- How to objectively collect and evaluate evidence

- Exploring reason-based approaches to tackle complex solving

- Applying rational and creative problem solving tools and techniques

 

Leading and influencing others on key issues

- Effectively engaging stakeholders to understand the problem and identifying potential solutions

- Integrating multi-stakeholder perspectives and facilitating shared understanding

- Resolving conflict and disagreement in group problem solving

  • Fiona Maggs Principal Dial Consulting

Workshop

Definition: Understanding the problem

- Reaching agreement on the problem: Defining key variables, known causes, structure, scope, stakeholder impact, interdependencies and constraints 

- Evaluating problem impacts

- Developing solution criteria and the problem solving approach

 

Analysis: Identifying and evaluating possible solutions

- Generating and evaluate solutions based on feasibility, impact and risk

- Taking stock of required skills, knowledge and resources to resolve the problem or realise the opportunity

- Leadership, management, planning and team deployment considerations 

 

 Implementation: from strategy to results

- Testing solutions: prototypes, pilots, simulations

- Adopting a systematic approach to solution implementation

- Building engagement and embedding change 

 

Overcoming roadblocks to strategic thinking and problem solving

- Cognitive biases, ideological paradigms and group-based

- The inherently challenging nature of ‘wicked problems’ 

- Cultivating your skills and maintaining your edge as a strategic thinker and problem solver

  • Fiona Maggs Principal Dial Consulting

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