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Critical thinking, strategic decision-making and effective communication skills.

Insight’s courses are a unique opportunity to work on your organization’s most important strategic and communication challenges with Insight founder and former McKinsey consultant and strategy expert Sarah Thrift.

 

Insight offers a range of courses, from one-day to several weeks, on strategic thinking, problem-solving skills, communication and decision-making. The organizations and individuals who have attended these courses across the US and Europe repeatedly speak of the invaluable benefits they have received, ranging from increased profit and better senior management buy-in, to improved employee engagement and motivation.

Insight’s courses are a unique opportunity to work on your organization’s most important strategic and communication challenges with Insight founder and former McKinsey consultant and strategy expert Sarah Thrift.

Discover more about our one-day flagship course, Key Components of Strategy Problem Solving.

About the Course

  • Do you need to make choices about the direction of your company?
  • Do you have a great idea but find it difficult to persuade others in your organization or outside?
  • Would you like to prioritize more effectively?

The highly interactive courses combine workshop style teaching and exercise with one-to-one coaching. You bring your organization’s most important strategic questions and work on them throughout the course. Whether you come as a team or an individual, with Sarah’s techniques, coaching and advice you will:

  • Deepen your understanding of problem solving techniques as used by the world’s leading management consultants
  • Strengthen your ability to make decisions strategically and communicate these decisions effectively
  • Add career-enhancing skills and network with like-minded executives.

What people are saying about the course:

“Sarah is a world expert on strategy and critical thinking. You simply can’t find her techniques in any book.”

Jake Lawy, Serial Entrepreneur and Founder the Chocolution

“Sarah brings vision and clarity to incredibly complex problems. Her approach creates solutions which work.”

Emily Sayer, European Director, Virgin Unite

“My team not only have much better solutions but have learnt invaluable, replicable skills: how to structure their ideas and how to successfully communicate these ideas to senior management.”

Pauline Reader Ebay

“As an experienced consultant, I struggle to think of another course where four years later I continue to use the tools I learned and with impressive effects from my clients. Sarah’s course on strategy gave me this and much more.”

Raj Modi, strategyexpert.com

 

“By working on real life issues – and not theoretical case examples – the course focuses on what really matters. The whole direction of our business changed as a result of what I learned on this course.”

Neil Almond, Entrepreneur

“Sarah’s unique approach of theory and exercises in the classroom coupled with 1:1 coaching between sessions ensures that the techniques really stick”

Chris Pritchard Rutler, Business and Wealth-building Coach

Chris Pritchard, shares his experience on the course, discover what he has to say in this interview. 

 

Clients of Insight’s courses are diverse and come from a variety of industries, some of which include:
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*Survey, conducted by Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), April 2013