Structured Thinking

Learn the secret to solving ANY business problem by applying the same structured approach that the big management consulting firms use.

Meet Your Instructors

Nic Barnhart

Cofounder & CPO, Pareto Labs
Finance/Analytics, ZipRecruiter

Tommy Moreno

Cofounder & CEO, Pareto Labs
Strategic Planning, Disney

Sean Griffin

Consultant, BCG
Strategy, The Walt Disney Co.



What is Structured Thinking?

Learn the basics of structured thinking, why it is important to learn and what it can do for you and your career.


The Step by Step

Understand that structured thinking is simply applying a method to finding the best solution — learn the steps you can apply to any problem.


Mission 1: Selecting an Airbag Supplier

Apply the structured thinking process to a case study as you help Pareto Motors find better suppliers for its car components.


Mission 2: Selecting a Stereo System

Take on a second case study challenge as you help Pareto Motors figure out which stereo system to use in their newest car.


Mission 3: Disaggregating a Complex Problem

Practice solving a complex problem through another case study by breaking the problem down into components and solving each part individually.



Learn not only how to make a decision, but how to communicate it and follow through with it.

What people are saying about this course…

"It's logical and not a bunch of PowerPoints like every other online class."
Mark F
"Bite sized, practical, no fluff- actionable advice."
Sunny D
"I wish I would have had seen this before starting my business journey!"
Anibal M
"What I like about this course is the analytical way of addressing the issues and I really learned a lot in terms of structured thinking."
Mohamed M United Kingdom
"Great intro to structured thinking. Appreciated the case study to gain deeper insight into the process of structured thinking and how it works in the real world."
Heather N Business Owner
"I thought it was entertaining AND informative, so it was easier for me to pay attention, think about my own business experiences, and relate your lessons to my strategy."
Mike S EVP
"As a very visual person, I can definitely use some of the tools described here along with thinking strategies! Well put together!"
Richard J Company Owner
"Brilliant breakdown of structured thinking that I can immediately use to use for my consulting career!"
Chukwudi E United Kingdom