Certificate in Strategic Agility

Change direction without losing momentum.

In today’s fast-paced world, you don’t win by staying on the same path—success is in the power of the pivot. Our unique 5-day certificate program combines two standalone modules to develop your strategic mindset in the face of change and complexity. Build the right strategies and thrive in a world dominated by shifting trends. Practice the balance of analytical thinking and intuition to refine and implement your next big idea.

Certificate in Strategic Agility

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Fees: $4,950
Length: 5 days of study
Next Session: October 24, 2024 to
December 12, 2024
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Certificate in Strategic Agility

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Strategize With
Flexibility And Focus

Now more than ever, organizations need to prove their place. To ensure sustainability in a changing world, leaders and problem-solvers must react with impact to keep their businesses relevant and thriving.

In this combined, 5-day certificate program, you’ll be equipped with the strategies and critical thinking skills to solve complex business problems, fast. Overcome the “curses of success,” including tunnel vision and resource imprisonment. Understand your role within the organization and change it for the better.

By the end of the program, you’ll develop a unique set of strategic skills that considers the fundamentals of your value proposition and learn how to build a new, exciting business narrative positioned for success.

Designed with flexibility in mind, the Certificate in Strategic Agility consists of two standalone programs that can be taken in any order. Managers and leaders responsible for organizational planning and strategy in business, government, and non-profit sectors will expand their understanding of organizational structures and explore alternatives with enhanced strategic agility.

The Certificate in Strategic Agility was ranked by CourseCompare as a top Change Management program.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Strategic Thinking
Critical Thinking
Change Management
Business Planning
Communication Skills
Organizing Teams & Resources
Strategic Innovation

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

For leaders looking to strengthen their strategic planning, this 5-day program provides the big-picture skills to set you up for success.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Lead with strategic agility and empower forward trajectory as a standout candidate in times of change.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Leaders

Managers and leaders responsible for business planning and organizational strategy will be prepared for more senior roles with a deeper understanding of their organizational structure and how to explore alternative strategies with certainty.

What Difference Will You Make?

"A unique course! I'm glad I chose it, as it is very relevant to regularly keep an organization aligned as it regular experiences changes."

- W. Morella Human Resource Director, Mead Johnson Nutrition Canada

"I will never look at organizations the same way again. This program will allow me to navigate successfully as I go up through any organization."

- M. Potter Director of Access to Information, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Program Overview

  • Enrol in this module alone or as part of the full Certificate in Strategic Agility program.


    In this 2-day module, you’ll discover effective ways to “peel the onion” of complex business problems. Get to the heart of dilemmas with structured problem-solving techniques to frame, explore and reframe strategic issues effectively. Gain insight into the main barriers to strategic problem-solving by applying an approach and following structured decision criteria. By the end of the module, you’ll navigate around internal roadblocks of effective problem-solving and respond with agility to all types of competitive change.

  • Enrol in this module alone or as part of the full Certificate in Strategic Agility program.


    Knowing how to plan and execute complex strategies that meet the goals of an organization is critical for both career and business success. In this strategic thinking module, you’ll develop a holistic understanding of how value is created in an organization and how to enhance your leadership effectiveness. You’ll learn a structured methodology for thinking, which you can use as a template for any situation. Become a thinker who constantly aligns their performance with the strategic goals of their organization.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Solving Complex Problems 10/24/2024 - 10/25/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Developing a Strategic Mindset 12/10/2024 - 12/12/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Solving Complex Problems 10/24/2024 - 10/25/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Stephen Friedman,
MA Psych

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What You Get

After completing the Certificate in Strategic Agility, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.


Provided upon completing a longer program that may comprise several badges signifying a more extensive skill set.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

35 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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