- NY Credits : 5.0
- TX Credits : 5.0
This program is designed to assist accountants, managers in organizations, and consultants in understanding the growing field of strategic management. It incorporates new strategic planning tools, new management principles, discussions of metrics and management information systems, and the dynamic interplay between leadership and management. This program will show you how to be a better manager, consultant or advisor to managers, the importance of understanding the culture of an organization, and how to evaluate strategic alternatives. In addition, this course provides guidance to employees and managers at all levels on how to execute strategic plans and initiatives to promote their success.
This basic level course is most beneficial to professionals new to this topic who may be at the staff or entry level in organization but also for a seasoned professional with limited exposure to this topic.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify the basic elements of the field of strategic management and changes in the field,
recognize the approaches, and their attributes, to strategic planning,
identify the essential steps necessary before beginning the strategic planning process,
recognize the different strategic planning tools that can be used by an organization,
identify the management lessons and reporting systems involving strategic projects,
recognize the options an organization should consider regarding successful execution and cultural change,
recognize the importance of the metrics that an organization uses to measure and define success, and
identify the theory of leadership, leaders' responsibilities, and the various types of leadership.