Strategic Management

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites

In this course, you will be chal­lenged to devel­op opti­mal solu­tions to the key busi­ness prob­lems and/​or oppor­tu­ni­ties fac­ing orga­ni­za­tions. You will uti­lize a struc­tured method­ol­o­gy to ana­lyze the sit­u­a­tion and devel­op plau­si­ble alter­na­tives for eval­u­a­tion. Case stud­ies will include com­pa­nies of var­i­ous sizes, diverse indus­tries, and dif­fer­ent coun­tries. This course inte­grates the cours­es of the Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment Cer­tifi­cate Pro­gram and is rec­om­mend­ed to be tak­en as the final course.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Develop capacity 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
  • Build skills in conducting strategic analysis in a variety of industries and competitive situations and, especially, a stronger understanding of the competitive challenges of a global market environment
  • Gain hands-on experience in crafting business strategy, reasoning carefully about strategic options, using what-if analysis to evaluate action alternatives, and making sound strategic decisions
  • Get acquainted with the managerial tasks associated with implementing and executing company strategies, the range of actions managers can take to promote competent strategy execution, and gain confidence in being able to function effectively as part of a company’s strategy-implementing team
  • Develop a heightened awareness of how and why ethical principles, core values, and socially responsible management practices matter greatly in the conduct of a company’s business
  • Develop powers of managerial judgment, learn how to assess business risk, and to make sound business decisions and achieve effective outcomes


This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:

Frank Saccucci

Your Instructor

Frank Saccucci

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Weekday evening (Thu)
Sep 17, 2020Dec 3, 2020
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Franco Saccucci

Exmgt 5682 Course Pkg.

ISBN 281000021843B

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Franco Saccucci

Crafting & Executing Strategy - Custom

22 editionISBN 9781260319873

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 17, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Frank Saccucci

Your Instructor

Frank Saccucci

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Weekday evening (Thu)
Jan 14, 2021Apr 1, 2021
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

SACCUCCI

Crafting & Executing Strategy - Custom

22 editionISBN 9781260319873

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

SACCUCCI

Exmgt 5682 Course Pkg.

ISBN 281000021843B

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 14, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

ohs@ualberta.ca

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 2 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites


Summer & Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Summer & Fall terms.

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