Strategic Thinking Development

"Strategic thinking goes beyond the creative process of understanding and adapting to a changing environment. It is a different way of thinking about the impact of markets, trends and other external factors on your organization, including the way you, as a leader, react to those changes."

- Sabine Hoover, Senior Research Consultant, FMI Corporation

What is Strategic Thinking?

The ability for leaders in the A/E/C industry to think strategically is crucial to survive in our volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world. Strategic Thinking is the on-going process that influences a broader, more anticipatory approach to strengthen your competitive advantage. As a leader, your ability to effectively identify, understand and act upon changing trends will set you apart from competitors.

Spending time strategically thinking about your business may seem like a large undertaking as a leader. Working with FMI's Center for Strategic Leadership will help your team make the process seamless.

What Strategic Thinking Skills Can I Learn?

FMI will customize your Strategic Thinking Development based on the situation your unique organization is facing. Developing skills in the following areas will lead you and your organization to a sustainable, strategic and competitive future. Participating in this development process will help you gain the following skills:

  • Mental Flexibility
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Creativity
  • Intuition
  • Information Gathering
  • Analysis
  • Systems Thinking
  • Decision Making


Strategic Thinking Development

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