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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.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||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.