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Forecasting and Strategic Planning


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Course level: Upper Division

This course provides pre- or in-service administrators/managers the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to consider the long-term mission and direction of various criminal justice agencies and to build strategy and operations from both internal and external stakeholders to achieve identified mission goals. Students consider strategic planning as a process and method for implementing effective strategic management. Students receive a high-level overview of data collection and analysis methods for strategic planning that provide the ability to develop long-term solutions to continually evolving organizational challenges. Students explore long-term strategic management options, and how to use that information in planning, decision making, and developing strategies for more efficient organizational management of operations and programs.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Forecasting Through Scanning & Assessment

Strategy Formulation

Data Collection & Analyses

Application of Strategic Management Processes

Evaluation Process Outcomes


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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