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Practicing Strategic Thinking for Systems Change in Your Every-day (On Demand-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free course.

This recorded training introduces public health professionals to concepts and practical approaches to incorporating strategic thinking and systems-change concepts into their everyday work. The session will be participatory and engaging with participants completing different learning activities alongside the recording. This is the first of two sessions in a systems and strategic thinking series.

The training was originally presented on April 23, 2024.

Note on Accessibility: While we don’t offer ASL interpretation, this recorded on-demand version has closed captions.


Public health practitioners working in governmental public health, in particular, those who are involved in or have an interest in strategic thinking and systems change work

Learning Objectives

  • Explain why strategic thinking is critical in public health work
  • Ensure that your everyday work is aligned with strategic questions
  • Explain why systems change work is necessary to address complex public health challenges
  • Identify areas within your work that have the potential to create positive change at a root cause level
  • Describe areas of work that would benefit from a more strategic and/or systems change lens


Amanda Cornett, MPH, Co-founder, WorkFULL Wonders

Jeannine Herrick, MPH, Co-founder, WorkFULL Wonders


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($970,593). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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