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Develop your analytical skills so that you can analyze, develop and implement strategic plans. Look at the “big picture” and address the challenges involved in drafting a strategic plan.

Topics

  • The key attributes of strategic management
  • Performing an external environmental scan to see trends and events in the general environment
  • How technology is disrupting industry structures
  • The relationship between a strategy and structure

EquivalencyCourse Outline

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Notes

Professional Affiliations

This course is recognized by:

Canadian Institute of Management

Recommendations

This course is available to Western employees only.

We recommend that you take this course towards the end of the Western CIM program.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
In class
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Mar 09, 2020
Type
Online
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Mar 23, 2020 to Apr 13, 2020
Schedule
Total Hours
39.0
Location
  • Western University Main Campus
Format
Potential Discount
Instructors
  • Danny Morrison

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage face-to-face with your class and instructor.

You will have access to our online learning management system to review, download and print course materials, connect with your classmates and instructor via the online discussion forum.

You can expect approximately three additional hours of work per week for readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbook

1. Strategic Management Creating Competitive Advantages, Dess, 5th edition, McGraw-Hill, ISBN 9781259275845

2. Custom Course Pack #11739 (can be purchased at Western BookPlus here)

Please note that registration in this course is restricted to Western Employees only.

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