Vision Setting Through Strategic Thinking – The Sun Tzu’s Way


Vision Setting Through Strategic Thinking – The Sun Tzu’s Way

Vision Setting Through Strategic Thinking - The Sun Tzu's Way

Course Duration: 2 Days


The pandemic has changed the way we work and lie but how well do we cope with these changes? Be it an exisiting business or if you are at the crossroad thinking of ways to pivot, one essential skills that you will need is the skill of effective strategizing. This skillset will ensure you are able to have a structured way of strategizing which is essential to help you navigate yourself and your business out of the red ocean. 

In this program, the participants will be equipped with strategizing skills which has stood the test of time and is used in many successful organizations. This program incorporates strategizing skills used by Sun Tzu as well as the latest strategies used by strategist today.

Course Objectives

After completing the trianing, you should be able to:

  • Apply Sun Tzu's strategies in strategic thinking and their application to daily management activites
  • Plan effective strategies via strategic thinking processes
  • Identify strenghts and weaknesses of competitors and defeat them by factoring them into the strategic thinking process
  • Strategically plan possible strikes at the competitor's weakest point
  • Adapt to new challenges quickly and stay ahead of competitors
  • Develop a warrior's fighting spirit to beat the competitors
  • Lay out long term strategies to ensure organizational success and victory
  • Manage your team effectively
  • Learn excellent leadership skills
  • Learn strategies to keep and motivate good performing employees

Key Content

Module 1: Introduction to Sun Tzu's Art of War in Strategic Thinking

  • The historical background
  • The contents of its 13 chapters
  • The importance and relevance of Sun Tzu's Art of War in today's business world

Module 2: Application of Sun Tzu's Principles in Strategic Thinking

  • Sun Tzu's process in strategic thinking
  • The art of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling
  • How to use strategic thinking

Module 3: Developing Vision and Goals

  • Concepts and definition
  • The power of vision
  • The process of developing strategic goals

Module 4: Managing Yourself as a Manager - Sun Tzu's Strategies to be an Effective Leader

  • Learning to focus on key issue
  • Establishing goals and objectives
  • Setting priorities
  • Managing your time
  • Making decisive decisions
  • Sun Tzu's control and supervisory strategies

Module 5: Sun Tzu's Leadership Principles

  • What every manager should know leadership
  • Common misakes you don't want to make
  • Maximizing your leadership potential
  • Sun Tzu's leadership development and process

Module 6: Sun Tzu's Best Kept Strategies for Daily Use

  • The tactic of surprise
  • Th creation of force
  • Make the crooked straight
  • Seek victory before war

Module 7: Sun Tzu's Key for Success in Strategic Planning

  • How to plan the Sun Tzu's way
  • The Sun Tzu's planning process
  • Managing ambiguity

Module 8: Managing Change

  • What are some of the changes 2500 years ago
  • What can we learn from ancient strategies to weather storms and challenges by managing change the Sun Tzu's way

Target Audience

SME Business Owners, Sales and Marketing Managers who are seriously looking for new strategies to cope with the changes in the market and the challenges caused by the current pandemic.


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