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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.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

NameGrade %
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 %
Midterm 15.00 %
MGMT414 Midterm 15.00 %

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.

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.
ISBN:9780470392515
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Bryson
Unit Cost:$51.52
 
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.
ISBN:9780470405352
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Bryson
Unit Cost:$35.72
 
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
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.