Red Team Thinking Boot Camp™
Learn powerful RTT tools that you can begin using right away to check your strategies and make good decisions faster in today’s complex and rapidly changing world.
Red Team Thinking® is a battle-tested set of tools and techniques designed to help you stress-test your strategies, strengthen your plans, identify unseen threats, uncover missed opportunities and make better decisions. First developed by the military and intelligence agencies, these techniques will help you challenge your own thinking and enlist your team in finding the best way forward through these turbulent times.
Your training starts with this course – the Red Team Thinking Boot Camp – which is designed to introduce you to the core concepts of Red Team Thinking, as well as the science and psychology behind it, while also equipping you with two of our core RTT tools: Think-Write-Share and Six Strategic Questions™.
NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for all of our other training.
Start your training today!
This is a self-directed, online course that you can start at any time and complete at your own speed. It takes most people between 4-6 hours. It will arm you with tools you can start using right away to make better decisions, and it will provide you with the theoretical foundation you need for all of our more advanced training.
Once you complete the course, you will be able to refer back to it as often as you like to refresh your understanding and remind yourself of how to apply this methodology in your own work.
You'll also be granted access to the Red Team Thinking Community, a private online forum for Red Team Thinkers worldwide. There you can continue to learn from other practitioners, find answers to your questions and share your red teaming experiences with others.
"Really enjoyed it and was able to apply lessons within three hours of completing the course."
– Andrew Blades, Australia
What You'll Learn
The Red Team Thinking Boot Camp begins with a brief introduction to red teaming and Red Team Thinking, as well as the science and psychology behind this revolutionary methodology. You will learn about the cognitive biases that cloud our individual thinking, particularly in times of crisis, and the organizational threats to sound decision making. You will also learn:
Liberating Structures Groupthink mitigation techniques designed to leverage the wisdom of your organization to find the best options for going forward.
The Cynefin Framework A powerful method for identifying different types of problems and selecting the right tools for solving them.
Six Strategic Questions™ Pointed queries that help you craft the right plan for this crisis.
Complete RTT Basic Training
All participants who successfully complete this course will receive their Red Team Thinking Basic Training digital badge and can enroll in any other Red Team Thinking course.
Red Team Thinking is the world’s leading provider of decision support red teaming for business. In fact, our president literally wrote the book on red teaming. Powered by a cadre of military-trained red team leaders and business strategists, we help companies of all sizes become disruptors in their industries, rather than one of the disrupted. And we can do the same for your business.
Bryce G. Hoffman
Bestselling Author & President, Red Team Thinking LLC
Bryce is a bestselling author, speaker and strategic advisor, as well as the founder and president of Red Team Thinking. In 2015, he became the first civilian to graduate from the U.S. Army’s red team leader training program. He then worked with companies around the world to develop a model for business red teaming, which he shared in his 2017 book, Red Teaming: How Your Business Can Conquer the Competition by Challenging Everything. His first book, American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company, has become a manual for CEOs looking to transform their corporate culture. Bryce has taught these tools and techniques to companies around the world, including Verizon, JPMorgan, Delta Air Lines, Huawei and Roche, and he regularly appears on television and radio news programs internationally. Prior to founding Red Team Thinking, Bryce spent 22 years working as a financial journalist for newspapers across the U.S. He also teaches red teaming at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
Wing Commander Marcus Dimbleby RAF (Ret'd)
Vice President, Red Team Thinking LLC
Marcus is a former military red teamer who has been sharing these tools and techniques with corporations in the U.K. and around the world since retiring from the Royal Air Force in 2013. In the RAF, he served as a fighter controller and also enjoyed tours with the Royal Marines, Royal Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, with whom he went to Iraq in 2003. An airfield director, strategic and operational planner, and, finally, one of the Air Security Executives responsible for defending the U.K. during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. With extensive experience gained as a senior military officer Marcus seamlessly moved into the business world in London, initially as a senior manager at a major consultancy, then an independent contractor, then business owner and partner – leading on major business transformations predominantly in the financial sector. Along with his military skills and training, Marcus has completed post-graduate studies in Strategic Leadership and Management, as well as Business Management in the areas of performance improvement and change management.
"It's not quite as important as breathing, but having the ability to Red Team yourself, your teams and your projects develops the 360 awareness needed for success."
– Rob Martin, Canada