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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

In nearly every market, there is competition. One way to beat your competition is with effective strategic planners. With a master's in strategy, you will learn how to format business strategies to counter competition and maintain and gain customers.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

The State of Illinois ranks as the fifth most populous state in the U.S. Nicknamed as the Land of Lincoln the state is highly prosperous hosting a large number of industries, attractions and sites. Besides being home to one of the world’s busiest airports, the state has numerous institutions highly ranked worldwide. The University of Chicago, ranks among the top 10 in the world.

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Executive Program in Information Technology: Strategies and Solutions

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Through this program, executives will learn technology buzzwords, the technology that is available today, and where that technology is headed. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Strategy in Illinois in USA.

Developing sustainable business models that effectively use technology to further operational improvements, vendor procurements, and customer relationships is critical in staying competitive in today’s business environment. Technology coupled with strategic planning and proven industry best practices yields unbounded rewards for those organizations who dare to challenge the status quo. This course will provide senior executives and upper management with the technical foundation, strategies, and solutions to effectively plan, implement, and sponsor information technology initiatives.

 

The course is composed of sessions which consist of technical deep-dives accompanied with practical, technical application scenarios. Through this program, executives and management will learn information technology concepts, real-world applications, technology trends, and the use of technology as a competitive lever. Executives and management members will be grounded with enough technical competence to effectively communicate with their CIO, CTO, Technology Managers, Software Developers, and IT consultants. This course will allay any fears one has about engaging in any information technology discussion and will allow one to quickly ascertain the technologies involved, the challenges the organization faces, and the appropriate course of actions to take. ... [-]


Executive Program in Corporate Strategy

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. [+]

This program focuses on the formulation and implementation of company strategy. Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. Entry, positioning, pricing, new ventures, technology, diversification and vertical integration decisions will be studied. The organizational issues associated with effectively developing and implementing strategies will also be analyzed. Additionally, the course incorporates an introduction to game theory and develops a tool to apply it to strategic decision making.

 

During this program you will learn to:

-- Assess the value of strategy options.

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Building and Implementing Growth Strategies

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Strategy drives all business disciplines. Therefore, development of a strategy sense is probably the single most important talent any manager can build and possess. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Strategy in Illinois in USA.

Strategy drives all business disciplines. Therefore, development of a strategy sense is probably the single most important talent any manager can build and possess. This seminar will help you develop strategic intuition and emphasize application of strategy. It will go beyond the review of the various theories and will generate real ideas that apply to your current and future business.

 

Objectives

-- Identify the great payoff from strategy

-- How to develop, design, and implement the right strategy

-- Differentiate goals from strategy

--- Define management’s role in strategy

-- Analyze powerful patterns in strategic thinking ... [-]


Pricing: Strategy and Tactics

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Too often, managers treat pricing as a tactical problem in financial analysis or sales management. In fact, pricing products and services is a strategic problem that requires coordination of many functional areas. [+]

Too often, managers treat pricing as a tactical problem in financial analysis or sales management. In fact, pricing products and services is a strategic problem that requires coordination of many functional areas. The ability to manage effective pricing affects a company's growth and profitability more quickly and directly than any other strategic decision.

  

During this program participants will learn to:

Standardize discounting criteria to enable salespeople to respond more quickly and consistently with price offers that meet customers' needs. Evaluate the real financial implications of pricing decisions. Use pricing strategically to guide a business to long-term profitability, rather than reactively to solve short-term problems. Determine when it makes sense to compete on price and when it does not. Determine which value-added alternatives to price competition are appropriate for your business. ... [-]

Negotiation and Decision Making Strategies

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This interactive five-day program is designed to improve your personal effectiveness and increase the productivity of your organization. [+]

This interactive five-day program is designed to improve your personal effectiveness and increase the productivity of your organization by drawing on the latest research in the psychology of judgment, combined with time-tested theories of negotiation and decision making.

The purpose of this course is to help general and functional managers develop consistently effective strategies and systematic approaches to negotiations and decision making that will dramatically improve their personal effectiveness and the productivity of their organizations. The course provides sufficient familiarity with negotiating and decision making styles that will help managers identify their unique strengths and weaknesses, thus enabling participants to interpret and comfortably use the latest advances in the field of negotiation in their daily decisions.... [-]


Driving Strategic Value from IT

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

This three-day, highly interactive program is an intense immersion in IT executive management and decision-making best practices. Through lectures and group case discussion of real business problems, this program gives managers state-of-the-art tools to make informed IT management decisions [+]

Unlock the value of your IT investments and achieve improved business results by synchronizing your IT strategy with your business strategy. Deliver on the power of IT to build deeper relationships with customers, collaborate more effectively with partners, and maximize business productivity.

 

This three-day, highly interactive program is an intense immersion in IT executive management and decision-making best practices. Through lectures and group case discussion of real business problems, this program gives managers state-of-the-art tools to make informed IT management decisions.

 

This program is unique in that cross-functional teams, comprising senior IT executives as well as senior business executives, are encouraged to attend, providing opportunities for collaboration and exchange of ideas between executive teams of different companies.... [-]


Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

In this program, taught by senior members of the Kellogg School of Management’s world-renowned faculty along with other leading experts, you are provided with state-of-the-art knowledge on creating and managing different forms of strategic alliances, such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships, and consortia. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Strategy in Illinois in USA.

Grow your business more quickly and with lower cost and risk through the use of strategic alliances. In a world of resource constraints and intense battles for customers, firms are increasingly employing a variety of cooperative relationships to achieve their strategic objectives domestically and internationally. However, designing and maneuvering through alliances are very challenging activities.

 

In this program, taught by senior members of the Kellogg School of Management’s world-renowned faculty along with other leading experts, you are provided with state-of-the-art knowledge on creating and managing different forms of strategic alliances, such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships, and consortia. ... [-]


Competitive Strategy

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

In this program, taught by senior members of the Kellogg School of Management’s world-renowned faculty along with other leading experts, you are provided with state-of-the-art knowledge on creating and managing different forms of strategic alliances, such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships, and consortia [+]

How do firms create and capture value in competitive and rapidly evolving environments? During this program, you will learn how to apply economic principles for long-run strategic success and quantitative tools for evaluating choices. You will learn how to analyze industries: What leads some industries to be more profitable than others? What leads entry opportunities to emerge and shake-outs to occur? How can you cope with rivals whose pricing and capacity choices destabilize your markets?

 

You will also learn how to perform an internal resource-based assessment to identify your organization's competitive strengths and determine how best to exploit these strengths given your organization's competitive environment.... [-]


Pricing Strategies and Tactics

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

Gain solid, practical tools for creating a pricing strategy for your products and services. In this program, senior faculty in the Kellogg School of Management’s Marketing Department lead you through the entire pricing process and explore the elements of a pricing strategy, types of costs, segment pricing techniques, value pricing, competitive games, and legal aspects of pricing. You will become adept at determining the value of your product to your customers, the price sensitivity of the market, the costs that should be covered, and the likely response. This program helps dispel the myths and ambiguities of setting prices and provides invaluable theories, tools, and strategies to help you successfully navigate the complicated world of pricing. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Strategy in Illinois in USA.

Gain solid, practical tools for creating a pricing strategy for your products and services. In this program, senior faculty in the Kellogg School of Management’s Marketing Department lead you through the entire pricing process and explore the elements of a pricing strategy, types of costs, segment pricing techniques, value pricing, competitive games, and legal aspects of pricing.

 

You will become adept at determining the value of your product to your customers, the price sensitivity of the market, the costs that should be covered, and the likely response.

 

This program helps dispel the myths and ambiguities of setting prices and provides invaluable theories, tools, and strategies to help you successfully navigate the complicated world of pricing.... [-]