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Future Skills Short Course

Strategic Problem Solving

Accelerate your career by elevating your strategic thinking. Learn how to drive success with approaches for effective problem-solving.

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

RMIT Online’s Ready, Set, Upskill report found 43% of Australian businesses identified their critical thinking and problem solving skills as lacking or outdated. World Economic Forum has even listed critical thinking and problem solving as the top skills employers believe will grow in prominence in the next 5 years. There’s never been a more important time to level up your skill set.

Our Strategic Problem Solving course will help you to build the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that will enable you to engage at a strategic level. Over 6 weeks you will practice identifying problems and synthesising issue trees. You will use recognised strategic frameworks to complete analysis and develop solutions. Throughout the course you will build your capabilities in problem definition, communications and strategic analysis, all culminating in a credential from RMIT University when you complete the course.

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Strategic Problem Solving field.

Job satisfaction

Business Leaders have a job satisfaction of 4/5

Industry growth

Critical thinking and problem-solving top the list of skills employers believe will grow in prominence in the next five years.

Salary expectations

The typical salary for a Business Leader role is $90k

Job opportunities

There are 25,000+ jobs on Seek requiring problem solving skills

Course overview

Learn more about our Strategic Problem Solving course in the video below.

Get RMIT credentialed

After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • Explore the concept of problem-solving as an organisational priority 
  • Investigate an organisation's strategy, mission and identify their differences 


Learn with industry experts

Richord Lipohar
Richord Lipohar Subject matter expert

Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Richard Lipohar. Richard is a subject matter expert with a background in management consulting, as well as holding a senior management role at an ASX200 company. His professional experience has provided him with a solid foundation in problem-solving and practical

Learner Success Team
Learner Success Team RMIT Online

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have.

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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