In this class we explore the different characteristic traits of visionaries and what it means to be a visionary. We identify strategic foresight and discuss ways to develop your own strategic foresight as well as ways strategic foresight can provide your organization competitive edge. We identify the meaning of integrative thinking and explore how it is used to improve and empower teams. We discuss how to execute your vision by implementing visionary traits, strategic foresight and integrative thinking. Upon completion of this class, HR professionals and executives will be able to train managers and teams on strategic thinking, foresight and valuable integrative thinking approaches which will empower cohorts and teams to be more invested, productive and effective at immediate organization improvement.

Learning Objectives
  • Explore the various characteristics and traits of visionaries
  • Identify the meaning/definition and uses of Strategic Foresight
  • Identify the meaning/definition and uses of Integrative Thinking
  • Discover how to be empowered and empower others using the traits of visionaries, Strategic Foresight and Integrative Thinking
Last updated/reviewed: March 19, 2024
24 Reviews (104 ratings)

Reviews

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Anonymous Author
I enjoyed this course because the instructor laid a holistic foundation for strategic thinking and planning. He offered up some points that I hadn't considered in my many years of FP&A. My guess is that most of us tend to lean financially, and for that reason I appreciated the philosophical bent. I especially liked the idea that our teams should be in this mode continually and should be rewarded for doing so.

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Member's Profile
This course was slow moving and very basic. It might be helpful for someone who has never had a management or leadership class before. The instructor labored over obvious ideas, such as why diversification is good for a business, or why it is nice to know ahead of time about challenges that will come. This was a waste of time.

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Member's Profile
The subject matter is good and conceptually beneficial. I felt that the mechanics of the presentation were lacking excitement so I found it difficult to stay focused.

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Anonymous Author
I really enjoyed the material. I think that the presenter kept my attention and was quick to the point. The material will be very helpful in making my team stronger.

4
Anonymous Author
Great course for introduction to strategic thinking. I'm going to review this with my team and begin to implement some of the principles outlined.

5
Member's Profile
Mr. Capristo lays out a comprehensive overview of strategic planning and creative thinking in this well-designed and well-narrated course.

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Anonymous Author
Enjoyed the presentation, but would have liked to have seen a visual that showed where we were starting and where we were going to end up.

4
Member's Profile
Great course. Very familiar with the listed visionaries. Excellent role models. Easy course to follow. Highly recommend.

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Anonymous Author
I saw this as a reasonable approach to the topic, but presentation could have been more concise and covered in 1.5 hours.

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Member's Profile
The class was very informative, but could have used more real world examples or personal experience stories.

4
Anonymous Author
The course was a comprehensive lesson in thinking strategically and provided several great examples

5
Anonymous Author
Good course with details that make you think and understand more about how a visionary works.

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Member's Profile
Too abstract of concepts. Little actionable items as was more theoretical.

5
Anonymous Author
This a very interesting course and could be helpful in management training.

5
Member's Profile
Great energy, great analysis, appreciate the dialogue, tone, and content!

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Anonymous Author
The outline was very helpful to review the course as I took it in parts.

5
Member's Profile
The material was easy to follow and the examples were very relatable.

4
Member's Profile
good course. I recommend all users to go through this course.

5
Anonymous Author
Great concepts and how to incorporate them into your world.

4
Anonymous Author
Several interesting concepts - good refresher for planning.

5
Anonymous Author
Provided necessary information to build on.

5
Member's Profile
very informative!

5
Anonymous Author
Great course

5
Anonymous Author
Great work.

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Intermediate

No Advanced Preparation or Prerequisites are needed for this course. 

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Instructor for this course
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION and OVERVIEW
  Introduction to Strategic Thinking: Learn How to Think Like a Visionary9:26
Strategic Thinking
  What Does It Mean to Be a Visionary?11:58
  Strategic Foresight 11:23
  Forecasting and Contingency Planning 11:49
  Analysis 6:37
  How to Develop Your Own Strategic Foresight 16:30
  Contingencies 14:17
  How Strategic Foresight Can Provide You with a Competitive Edge 4:55
  Integrative Thinking 9:55
CONCLUSION
  Executing Your Vision 4:57
Continuous Play
  Strategic Thinking: Learn How to Think Like a Visionary 1:41:50
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  Slides: Learn How to Think Like a VisionaryPDF
  Learn How to Think Like a Visionary Glossary/IndexPDF
REVIEW and TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam