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Strategic Planning & Implementation In A Tech. Environment

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This capstone course integrates concepts from all prior courses in the program. Students apply the concepts of strategic planning and implementation to create sustainable, competitive advantage for a technical organization. Other topics include environmental scanning, strategic analysis, corporate social responsibility, implementation, evaluation, risk management, portfolio management, and the business case for commercializing technology.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Environmental Scanning

    • Determine how to create value and sustained competitive advantage through strategy.
    • Evaluate an organization's internal and external environments using an environmental scan.
    • Describe the current state of business and technology management in an organization.

    Strategic Choice and Evaluation

    • Describe how to meet business objectives with technology solutions.
    • Describe technological, structural, leadership, and cultural considerations that must be incorporated into strategy.
    • Explain key success factors for monitoring and evaluating performance deviation during strategy implementation. 
    • Choose an appropriate strategy for an organization.

    Implementation, Risk Management, and Contingency Plans

    • Create an implementation plan that includes objectives, functional tactics, and action items.
    • Create a risk management plan (containing both business and IT risks) that includes contingency plans for identified risks.
    • Identify methods to measure success.

    Contemporary Strategies

    • Construct a strategic plan for an organization.

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    • Identify major components of a strategic management process.
    • Define organizational mission, vision, and values statements.
    • Explain the role of ethics and corporate social responsibility in strategic planning.

    Strategic Options

    • Identify an organization’s future strategic objectives.
    • Determine how to align business and technology objectives.
    • Compare and contrast strategic plan options.

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