Leading Strategic Planning

    EXLDR 5624 is offered this fall:

Lead­ing an orga­ni­za­tion towards a goal or an intend­ed out­come requires a plan — and a plan to imple­ment that plan. Top­ics may include: direc­tion set­ting, goal set­ting; deci­sion-mak­ing; prob­lem-solv­ing; mov­ing from strat­e­gy to action; and project plan­ning and delivery.
What you will learn

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

  • Explain the reasons for strategic planning and management in organizations.
  • Articulate how strategic planning can contribute to the success of the organization.
  • Distinguish between strategic planning, business planning, and program planning.
  • Define the purpose and scope of the strategic plan as a tool for adapting the organization.
  • Identify the key steps in strategic planning.
  • Conduct strategic analysis (SWOT) for the internal and external environments.
  • Define the purpose and scope of the organization's mission, vision, and values statements.
  • Develop a strategic vision based on the analysis.
  • Identify an organization's strategic issues and then formulate appropriate strategies and goals to achieve the vision.
  • Critically analyze the strategic plan in relation to the organization's resources.

Offered:

Nov 21, 2022Nov 28, 2022
Nov 21Nov 22
Mondays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Tuesdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

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Thursdays

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Saturdays

Sundays

Nov 28
Mondays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

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There will be an assignment due after the last day of the course.

Blend­ed learn­ing (in-per­son + online), downtown Edmonton

21 hours of instruction

Learning combines in-person and online activities. Students meet face-to-face on pre-scheduled in-person classes, but also engage in online learning through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.for­mat details

Be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.

Classes take place on the second floor of Enterprise Square, 10230–Jasper Avenue, downtown Edmonton.

Sharon Cameron

Your Instructor

Sharon CameronID: sharon-cameron

Class info
  • This course is a com­bi­na­tion of in-class and syn­chro­nous online learn­ing. Both activ­i­ties are sched­uled at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time online 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
  • Open for registration until November 21, 2022. 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. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

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

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*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.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXLDR 5624 is offered this fall: