Strategic thinking

  • Time icon 2 days
  • Price icon €995.00
  • 4-12 participants
  • Make concrete and active contributions to your organization's strategy
  • Form a stronger vision using proper scenarios of the future
  • Translate your ideas into concrete actions and interventions
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For anyone who wants to set his/her organization's course

As a manager, consultant, or entrepreneur you see your organization in a broader context. You can see beyond the daily delusion and want to make strategic choices for the future. But you also know that you cannot just pull that future out of a top hat. That is why you need a strong theoretical basis on which you learn to build a concrete strategy simultaneously.

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Your results after Strategic thinking

By the end of the course, you are able to:

  • Analyze and reflect on your organization's strategy
  • Use the correct terminology in a strategic conversation
  • Assess and improve mission and value statements
  • Assess the current situation, vision and strategic options of your organization
  • Describe the business idea for your organization
  • Develop a compelling and robust vision and scenarios for the future
  • Understand the process of planning and executing the roadmap

Content of Strategic thinking

In a fast-changing business environment, strategic thinking is a strong and invaluable skill to increase your chances of success. Starting from a strong theoretical framework encompassing renowned international views on strategic thinking, you will learn to analyse and reflect on the past and present of organizations and develop a compelling and strong vision for the future.

The course covers the following subjects:

  • The organization's past
  • The present: mission
  • The organization's why and (core) values
  • External analysis
  • The future: scenario planning
  • The strategic question
  • Identification of uncertainties
  • Driving forces
  • Scenario dimensions
  • Building scenarios
  • Developing a compelling and robust vision

This course is based on learning by doing. We accelerate the learning process through interactive homework assignments, presentations, group exercises, buddy coaching, discussions, personal case studies and action planning. By engaging your manager you will get sustainable results.

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Upon completion of your training you will receive 6 months of access to the online platform New Heroes, where you can continue working on your skills in the field of personal strength, communication and leadership. Everything at your own pace, wherever and whenever you want. Visit for more information.



Online kick-off

The online kick-off, in which you review your work situation and determine your learning goals, takes place in the digital learning environment, You will start the workplace tasks relevant to your personal work situation seven days before commencement of the training course.


Training days

The total duration of the training course is 5 weeks. The training course consists of a goal-setting online kick-off and 2 blocks of 1 day. Your time investment is approximately two hours of self study per week: theoretical and practical through the MijnSN learning community.

Online start

  • Seven days before block 1

Block 1 and 2

  • 1 day from 9.30 AM till 5.00 PM
Group size


The maximum group size for the training course is 12 participants.



On completion of the training course and subject to attendance and active participation, Schouten & Nelissen will award a certificate. Our certificates are highly regarded in the business community.

Dates & Locations

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  • Tue. 17 April 2018
    Lesson days and times
    • Tue. 17 April 2018
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Tue. 15 May 2018
      09:30 - 17:00

    Regardz La Vie Utrecht
    Lange Vie 351,
    3511 BK, Utrecht

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.


Training course

The training course costs € 995,00 (excluding 21% VAT). This amount excludes training materials, catering and accommodation costs.

Do you follow the course privately or via a VAT-exempt organization (for example the government, healthcare or financial institution)? We offer you the possibility to pay no VAT over the course that you would like to register for and also over those items that are inextricably connected to this specific course. If you chose for the VAT-exempt option, the investment in your course will be € 1.094,50. This option can be selected on the registration form found online, or you can indicate this during your personal registration over the telephone.

Training material

During the course, specific training material will be used. The package includes required material such as: syllabus, handouts, personal license for the learning community and online tests / scans. At the end of your training you will also receive 6 months of access to the New Heroes online platform. Additional costs of € 87,00 (excluding VAT) will be charged.

Catering and accommodation

Accommodation, coffee/tea and an extensive buffet lunch costs € 140,00 (excluding VAT).


You will receive an invoice upon receipt of your enrollment form. Please insure payment is settled within 30 days or before start of the training, at the latest.



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