Think strategically before you develop your strategic plan to pinpoint organizational challenges and opportunities. Acquire a strategic-thinking framework that informs your agency’s investments in people and processes as well as the trade-offs you make because of limited resources. And determine the steps involved in strategy implementation.
“I’ve spent 34 years in DOD, many of them working on strategy. The course presented different ways to address short-term issues and achieve long-term impact.” – Class participant
OPM Competency: Strategic Thinking
- Define strategic thinking and how it applies to government agencies
- Identify and overcome common pitfalls in strategic thinking and implementation
- Learn the eight elements of strategic thinking and apply these elements to your agency challenges and opportunities