This unit aims to provide you with both a theoretical understanding of strategy and its practical implementation in order to boost your confidence and critical thinking skills. You will learn how to strategically analyse a challenge in order to make smart business decisions based on a desired outcome.

This unit covers:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Competitive strategy
  • Analysing the internal and external environment
  • Developing and evaluating strategic options
  • Managing systems and processes
  • Managing   resources and capabilities
  • Managing organisational structure and culture
  • Change  management

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

› Identify and discuss the important business challenges which will face managers in the future

› Interpret these challenges in terms of explicit business objectives in the context of the strategic management process

› Critically analyse how well the organisation is currently placed to deal with these challenges and what performance gaps exist

› Identify what skills and resources will be needed to fill performance gaps in achievement of strategic goals

› Evaluate monitoring and control processes to measure the progress of the strategy as it is implemented

› Develop, articulate and present organisational competitive  business strategy

› Demonstrate a high order of skill in analysis, critical thinking  and communication

› Demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application

of knowledge and skills to new situations, to resolve problems and to think rigorously and independently

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