Strategic Thinking - 11 May 2017

11th May 17

"The strategic thinking course was very useful. The format catered for all levels of participants and the practical component allowed for immediate application. The framework was simple and well explained and the use of lots of case studies further enhanced this. A worthwhile course."
- Janelle Hearn, Department of Health (VIC)

Strategic thinking is central to successful policy development and service delivery in the increasingly complex environment in which the public sector operates.

This half day course explores a framework for approaching your day-to-day work more strategically. Irrespective of your role, it will assist improve your capacity to tackle any task that involves planning for change.

You will apply the Strategic Thinking Framework to a range of professional activities in the public sector, including policy development, service delivery, advocacy, and stakeholder relationships.

You will benefit by

  • understanding the core features of strategy and applying strategic thinking to any task that involves making choices and taking decisions.
  • learning how to apply the Strategic Thinking Framework to a task of your choice:
    - setting objectives
    - analysing data
    - identifying options
    - choosing strategies
    - planning implementation

Your Presenter

Dahle Suggett, Director PTR Consulting and Principal Fellow, Education Faculty, University of Melbourne

Event pricing

Cost: Individual
Personal Member $523.00
Non - Member $715.00
Bronze $550.00
Silver $468.00
Gold $440.00
Platinum $413.00

All prices are GST inclusive

Contact us for more information.


IPAA Boardroom, Level 3, 37 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for people looking to develop skills in strategic thinking. It will suit managers, team leaders, and supervisors for whom planning is an essential ingredient to the smooth operations of their unit.

Dates & Times

11 May 2017
9:30am - 1:00pm

Please call (03)9653 2000 or email to be added to our waitlist

Building the capacity, integrity and reputation of the public sector in Victoria