Introduction to Strategic Analysis - 2018

Introduction to Strategic Analysis - 2018


  • Be able to watch the slides and listen to the accompanying voice-over

  • Be able to call on critical, analytical and conceptual thinking

  • Be able to download and read PDF and XLS files

  • The course points to self-study materials and may require looking some terms up on one’s own (e.g. “inflation”)


One of the key ideas behind strategic analysis is getting a comprehensive view of an organization’s business model as it is, as it is meant to be in the foreseeable future, and how the organization is going to get there.

In the course we will be discussing an analytical toolkit for dissecting business models, as well as developing the skills necessary for strategic thinking.

The course includes the following:

  • 9 video nuggets (slides with a voice-over)
  • A strategic analysis Case study with the techniques applied (PDF)
  • A business case calculation model in MS Excel (XLS)
  • A bunch of simple MS Excel templates that can be re-used when conducting analysis
  • Educational Quiz with tips related to Business change and Strategic analysis

Who this course is for:

  • Business and IT development (management) consultants
  • Business analysts
  • Project and Programme managers who are seeking self-development on the subject
  • This course is not for experienced management consultants