Certification in Strategic Thinking (CST)

This is the program required to build higher end thinking in leaders and managers to guide departments and organisations to greater goal achievement. This is a required skill to handle a department and align with the companies strategies.

Accreditations & Awards:


  • Top Ranked Course

    Middle Earth courses rank among the top 10 courses globally in all verticals. We have won multiple awards from HR.com & TrainingIndustry.com

  • 100% Practical Training

    Projects with live faculty support and mentors will help you practice the skills taught. We provide one year of coaching and bootcamps which will sharpen your skills

  • Flexible Learning Path

    The participants can choose a flexible learning path from 40+ certifications in HR and L&D including proficiency classes in HR tech and legal country system

  • Global and Senior Participant Pool

    The participants who enroll in our programs have an experience ranging from 7 to 25 years and they come from 60+ countries.

  • Practitioner Faculty

    The program is delivered by the faculty who were practitioners of HR with 15-40 years of experience with the best of companies

  • Community Events

    MEHR conducts over 15 community events every month. We also have active membership portal and provide job support to our alumni

  • Recommended by IIM & other Top B-Schools Alumni

    This Course is recommended by Alumni’s of IIMs, ISB, SP Jain & other top B-Schools

  • Trusted by 5000+ Corporate

    Trusted by more than 5000 leading corporate across India, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia


By the end of the program you will learn

  • Understanding the Criticality of strategy through cases.
  • Know what is strategy and strategic thinking.
  • Learn about Cognitive Biases- What blocks us from thinking strategically.
  • Know about What are the steps in Strategic thinking.
  •  Understand Critical Strategic Models- Value discipline and VIRO Model.
  • Learn analysis of environment using advanced SWOT and PESTEL.
  • Understand Strategic Analysis of the organization using MBQNA.
  • Know how to identify strategic positioning using value discipline.
  •  Learn Aligning Vision Mission and core values.
  • Know about Building culture to support strategy.
  • Capstone case analysis to plan strategy and Understand Strategic tradeoffs.
  •  Learn to Develop a strategic mindset and Creative destruction & Sigmoid of Change.

Who should attend?

  • Senior Managers, Entrepreneurs.
  • strategic planner, Managers, Team Leaders.
  • Project Managers, Consultants and Analysts, Strategic Leaders.
  • Business Unit Leaders, Regional Heads


INR:12,500+18% GST


  • Understanding the Criticality of strategy through cases
  • What is strategy and strategic thinking
  • Cognitive Biases- What blocks us from thinking strategically
  • What are the steps in Strategic thinking
  • Critical Strategic Models- Value discipline and VIRO Model
  • Analysis of environmentusingadvanced SWOT
  • Analysis of environmentusingadvanced SWOT
  • Strategic Analysis of the organization using MBQNA
  • Identify strategic positioningusing value discipline
  • AligningVision Mission and core values
  • Building culture to support strategy
  • Capstone case analysis to planstrategy
  • UnderstandingStrategictradeoffs
  • Developinga strategic mindset
  • Creative destruction& SigmoidofChange

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