MGMT414 - Strategic Planning
Course Code: MGMT414 Course ID: 3290 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course focuses on the principles utilized in the formulation and execution of an organization's strategic plan as it relates to maintaining a competitive advantage. The integration of an organization's mission, stakeholder objectives, vision, and core values is emphasized.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|05/21/21 - 10/29/21||11/01/21 - 12/26/21||Fall 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/28/21 - 12/03/21||12/06/21 - 01/30/22||Fall 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/21 - 12/31/21||01/03/22 - 02/27/22||Winter 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/31/21 - 02/04/22||02/07/22 - 04/03/22||Winter 2022 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/21 - 03/04/22||03/07/22 - 05/01/22||Winter 2022 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1 Analyze how to think strategically about a company, its present business position, its long-term
direction, its resources and competitive capabilities, the caliber of its strategy, and its opportunities for gaining sustainable competitive advantage.
2 Apply business strategy, reasoning carefully about strategic options, using what-if analysis to evaluate action alternatives, and making sound strategic decisions.
3 Explain the range of actions managers can take to promote competent strategy execution, and build confidence for teams to implement a company’s strategic plan.
4 Describe how to assess business risk, improve the ability to make sound business decisions, and achieve effective outcomes through strategic planning.
5 Produce supporting logic about the strategic planning process and how it relates to core reading material and outside articles that relate to strategic planning.
Forum Assignments: Please review the classroom rubric for forum grading criteria
Homework Assignments: Each written assignment is associated with a classroom rubric
Exams/Quizzes: Your exams and quizzes are auto graded
|Discussion Forums||45.00 %|
|Introduction Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 1 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 3 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 4 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 5 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 6 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 7 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 8 Forum||5.00 %|
|Strategic Planning Paper||5.00 %|
|Assignment- Week #3: Strategic Planning Paper||5.00 %|
|Strategic Planning Final Paper||30.00 %|
|Assignment- Week #8: Strategic Planning Final Paper||30.00 %|
|Leadership Role Essay||5.00 %|
|Assignment- Week #7: Leadership Role Essay||5.00 %|
|MGMT414 Midterm||15.00 %|
|Book Title:||Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, 4th ed.- E-book available in the APUS Online Library; hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.|
|Publication Info:||Wiley Lib|
|Book Title:||Creating Your Strategic Plan, 3rd ed.- E-book available in the APUS Online Library; hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.|
|Publication Info:||Wiley Lib|
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.