Course introduction:

"Strategic Thinking" is created with practical techniques to achieve breakthrough results in innovative ways. This course helps trainees to generate breakthrough ideas and take innovative actions to make a difference strategically, to respond to changes in market trends and customers' expectations, and to make the right preparation to formulate winning strategies that deliver business results.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand why we need to think strategically;
  2. Understand the importance of challenging current premises and attain a systematic approach in thinking; generating ideas through creative thinking;
  3. Choosing winning programs by rational decision making.





  • 理解为什么我们需要战略思考;
  • 了解挑战当前前提的重要性,运用系统的思维方式,通过创造性思维产生想法;
  • 通过理性决策选择制胜的计划。

Session Outline

Course Outline:

The key topics to be covered in this program are:

  • What Is Strategy
  • Key Elements of a Strategy
  • A Chronology of Strategy
  • Understanding the history of strategic planning helps broaden our minds
  • You are the Strategy Master
  • The 5 Schools of Thoughts
  • Getting my Hands Dirty – Practicing with Tools and Processes
  • Cost Leadership Strategy Vs Differentiation
  • Niche, Value Proposition
  • Getting from here, to there!
  • Choosing the right strategies for Us!
  • Forces Keeping us from benefitting
  • Creating the right Soil for Strategy minded team to Bloom



  • 什么是战略
  • 战略的关键要素
  • 战略年表
  • 了解战略规划的历史有助于拓宽思路
  • 你是"战略大师"
  • 五大思想流派(组书汇)
  • 实战演练 —— 工具和流程练习
  • 成本领导战略 vs 差异化战略
  • 细分领域,价值主张
  • 从这里,到那里!
  • 选择正确的策略!
  • 规避阻力因素
  • 创造有利环境

Who Should Attend?


This program is designed to equip leaders and potential leaders with a holistic and integrated set of competencies.  People leaders who need to enhance leadership systematically.




  • Louis Seah (Senior Consultant, Facilitator, Coach, Trainer)

    Louis Seah

    Senior Consultant, Facilitator, Coach, Trainer

    Louis started his career with EY Consultant and has more than 25 years of work experience with multi-national corporations spanning 3 industries: Consultancy, Manufacturing, and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). Effectively bilingual in English and Chinese, he has led these organizations at senior positions. His subject expertise include Project Management, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Change Management, Leading Self (New Manager), Leading Others (Senior Managers), Communicating with Impact (Pyramid), Influencing Skills and the use of Personality-based teaming workshops. Louis is certified in Facet 5, DISC and INIFAC SPOT-on Facilitation

    In the last 19 years Louis has lived and worked in China. Since 2004, his full attention has been given to the workshop and facilitation field with specialization in the use of psychometric instruments for personal awareness and team development. And since 2012, Louis has been leading over 30 facilitation workshops every year as a facilitator. In 2018, he was the only Asian facilitator, who invited to be the Global Challenge Foundation (Sweden). Recent clients he served include Tik Tok, Uniplan, Disney China, SONY China, DSM (Chemical), Smith & Nephew (Medical Device), GKN Aerospace, Lowes Global Procurement (USA, Retail), Western Digital, Manulife, Vopak, Terumo (Japan, Medical Device), Fresenius, URGO, E-land (Korea, Fashion Retail, Unilever and Roche.

    Louis received his Bachelor of Science in 1990 and an MBA in 1991 from Indiana University, Bloomington. USA.

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Please use your own name and email when registering for a training session. Additional fees may apply if you fail to register under your own identity. 

A prepayment is required for all full-day training sessions. 


Member Ticket

Early Bird expires on 23 July, 2021

Member Price RMB 3,650
Member Company Employee Ticket

Early Bird expires on 23 July, 2021

Standard Price RMB 3,650
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 4,650


  • All registrations shall be made online before the session.
  • For full-day sessions, AmCham Shanghai members are eligible to attend at "Member Rate"; Employees who work at AmCham Shanghai member companies are eligible to attend at "Employee Rate"; Non-members are eligible to attend at "Non-Member Rate".
  • Limited spaces are available and attendance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
Walk-in and Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration for a half-day session, please notify David Ma at (86 21) 6169 3016 or email david.ma@amcham-shanghai.org no less than 24 hours in advance. If you need to cancel your registration for a full-day session, please notify David Ma at least two weeks prior to the session for a full refund. Cancellation made within two weeks before the session will not be refundable.
  • To ensure that you have a seat, please come to the session on time. Open seats will be released to other guests 15 minutes after the session starts.


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact David Ma

Contact Organizer

+86 61693016

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