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Strategic Planning and Management


In the 21st Century, and its global economy, the art of planning is critical to the future focus of organizations. Performing at a higher level is now paramount to organizational longevity. Often times there is need for split second decison making. This course provides a strong foundation and global perspective around the concepts and tools used for Strategic Planning and Management. The course is designed to build on concepts of the previous week and expects interaction and futhering of the knowledge amoung the participants through theory to application case studies. Readings will consist of Strategic Management text and case studies from that text. Text is Strategic Management by Hill and Jones, Fifth Edition, 2001. ISBN#0-618-04072-2.


Participants will be able to build construct case models around the concepts covered within the course and present a strategic business prescription within a case study. Participants will also gain knowledge from other participant applications within the course through email discussion threads.


Assessment will consist of weekly application participation. Participants will contribute their thoughts and prescritions in email discussion threads and case study analysis. Final assessment will center around strategic prescriptions on case studies and one final case prescriptive paper of 8 - 10 pages.

course quick facts
course code DED898-A
cost $199.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
4 Weeks

Richard (Dick) Petitte brings over 28 years experience in designing and developing online educational, training and multi-media applications with a strong focus on organizational development, leadership, and interactive distance learning process solutions. An instructional designer and Emmy award winning multi-media producer/director, Dick brings a unique blend of skills that span from organizational diagnosis to implementation of solutions across a wide range of delivery formats. Petitte teaches a number of online courses that cover topics such as leadership, human resource management, and planning and managment.