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Obtaining an education in strategy might sound like a person is actually preparing for battle. Indeed, the academic study of strategy, strategic design, and strategic management are similar to deploying troops. In a nutshell, this coursework is centered on using resources wisely.

This may still leave you wondering, “What is a course in strategy?” In order to answer that, you must first understand how vital the corporate and managerial decision making process is to the world’s economy. Strategic principles are the guiding factors that allow small businesses, all the way up to huge conglomerates, to make the best choices concerning their finite resources. A strategy course is how degree seekers and individuals can learn about these expanding principles.

Even for people who are not looking for work as a strategist, taking a course in this discipline is great for anyone who is business minded. Strategic concepts can be applied to almost any field of work. However, many of the more desirable courses are geared toward post-graduate studies, which may require pre-requisites.

As someone interested in strategy, students will want to know how much these courses cost so they can balance their own budget resources. In order to find out, it is best to ask the admissions office of the school that offers the course directly for an accurate quote.

There are many careers that draw on the concepts taught in strategy courses, even if one does not wish to become a marketing strategist. When pursuing any level of business management position, a solid understanding of resource allocation and design strategy is a feather in the cap of the applicant.

 

No matter where you live or where you wish to study, the most flexible educational option is taking an online class in strategy. This allows students to get as varied and complete an education as possible, while also working around their own schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to know the main tools and strategies to develop and administer the Training Needs Detection (DNC) program aligned with the needs and str ... [+]

objective

Learn about the main tools and strategies to develop and administer the Training Needs Detection (DNC) program aligned with the needs and strategies of the company.

Benefits of the programYou will optimize the annual training costs based on company priorities.You will increase productivity and improve the management skills of the staff.You will know the tools to develop a DNC.You will have a comprehensive methodological guide from the DNC.You will know how to administer the DNC program.Addressed to

Human resources personnel; directors, sub-directors, heads of the human capital area and personnel who are working in areas related to the administration of human resources; middle managers, supervisors, coordinators, bosses; and people with personnel under their charge.... [-]

Mexico Monterrey Santiago de Querétaro Morelia Irapuato Oaxaca  + 2 More
March 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 hours
Campus
Acudemy

Lean and Six Sigma are quality improvement methodologies structured to reduce waste and product or service failure rates to a negligible level. Six Sigma companies typica ... [+]

Target Audience

Lean and Six Sigma are quality improvement methodologies structured to reduce waste and product or service failure rates to a negligible level. Six Sigma companies typically spend less than five per cent of their revenues addressing and repairing quality problems.

The Six Sigma process encompasses all aspects of a business; including management, service delivery, and design, production and customer satisfaction. As a philosophy, Six Sigma drives business culture and requires a nearly flawless execution of key processes, making Six Sigma a high standard for companies and individuals to achieve. By reducing process variation, Six Sigma frees an organization to focus on improving process capability. As sigma levels increase, the cost of poor quality decreases and profitability increases. This is why Six Sigma is highly associated with the delivery of consistent, world-class quality.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Coaching for Change

This CQI (Chartered Quality Institute) and IRCA certified FD102: Introduction to Problem Solving eLearning course is centred around the concept of using a single A3-size ... [+]

Overview

"On-line is the most cost-effective and fastest way to train your staff in practical problem-solving techniques"

This CQI (Chartered Quality Institute) and IRCA certified FD102: Introduction to Problem Solving eLearning course is centred around the concept of using a single A3-size sheet of paper to capture knowledge from each problem-solving activity. This type of problem-solving methodology has been used by many highly successful organisations and can be applied in a range of circumstances. For example, the car manufacturer and multinational corporation, Toyota, use this methodology to train their employees and embed a way of thinking. It is a structured problem-solving approach that has a direct impact on their continuous improvement efforts and success.... [-]

United Kingdom Derby Qatar Doha
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
16 hours
Online
Harvard Business School Online

Negotiation Mastery prepares you to close deals that might otherwise be dead-locked, maximize value creation in agreements you reach, and resolve differences before they ... [+]

Secure maximum value for your organization through a mastery of negotiation techniques

Negotiation is an essential skill in today’s dynamic workplace. Whether you negotiate with customers, suppliers, or colleagues, your ability to negotiate effectively is vital to the success of your organization.

Negotiation Mastery prepares you to close deals that might otherwise be dead-locked, maximize value creation in agreements you reach, and resolve differences before they escalate into costly conflicts. This program emphasizes preparation of both the “head and heart” before entering a negotiation. This includes an understanding of both analytical tools and interpersonal techniques for dealing effectively with different bargaining styles and tactics. Participating in Negotiation Mastery will allow you to:... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2019
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Results Driven Group

CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management & Leadership Developed for senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective p ... [+]

CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management & Leadership

Developed for senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, this qualification requires the manager to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation's strategy. The Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership will build on the managerial skills and knowledge you already have. It will give you a greater understanding of the various roles and responsibilities involved in strategic management and through focusing on specific areas on management, we'll tailor your qualification to suit your professional needs.

Open Course in London 01 May 2019 | London | 02 Oct 2019 | London | Open Course in Dubai 04 Feb 2019 | Dubai | 08 Dec 2019 | Dubai |... [-]

Convertas

This course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to develop a consistent vision for guiding an organization’s actions, decision making, and re ... [+]

*Mission Vision and Objectives of an organization

*SWOT analysis with in-depth study of all components

*Comparing SOWT with other tools (e.g. PEST)

*Perception and the Sub-conscious level thinking

*Values and beliefs

*Types of strategies and their use

*Preparing action plans for implementation of strategic plan

*Implementing and monitoring strategic plans

- for more information: convertas.org

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United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi United Kingdom London Turkey Istanbul Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  + 5 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
London Business Training & Consulting

Upon completion of this CIO training course, you will be able to understand: the Information Systems Strategy Triangle framework for alignment of IS and the business; a f ... [+]

Best Courses in Strategy 2019. Strategic Management of Information Systems KEY INFORMATION Course Code: IT101 Duration: 1 week Fee: £2725 COURSE OUTLINE Linking Systems to Strategy and the Organisation Brief overview of business strategy frameworks Brief overview of organisational strategies Social business lens: building a social business strategy Brief overview of information systems strategy Information Systems Strategy: Architecture and Infrastructure From vision to implementation Architectural principles Enterprise architecture Virtualisation and cloud computing Social business lens: building social-mobile applications Cost Recovery of Information Systems Organising to respond to business demand: a maturity model What a manager can expect from the IT organisation Chief Information Officer Social business lens: community management Building a business case IT portfolio management Valuing IT investments Monitoring IT investments Governance of the Information Systems Organisation IT governance IT governance and security Social business lens: the consumerisation of technology Decision-making mechanisms Governance frameworks for control decisions Business Analytics and Knowledge Management Knowledge management processes Business intelligence Components of business analytics Big data Social analytics Social business lens: social graphs Target audience ... [-]
United Kingdom London
March 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
University Of The Free State Business School Online

The aim of Strategic & Change Management is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to successfully plan, implement and manage ... [+]

Strategic & Change Management

The aim of Strategic & Change Management is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to successfully plan, implement and manage their own strategies. It is important for every employee in an organization to understand why strategic management is seen as a vital element to an organization’s success.

Schedule

The Strategic & Change Management program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery

Online

Duration ... [-]
South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 weeks
Online
SIMT - Stuttgart Institute of Management and Technology

SIMT's Management Education Network (MEN) offers Executive Programs to selected companies. The network focuses on companies who have decided to provide their executives w ... [+]

SIMT's Management Education Network (MEN) offers Executive Programs to selected companies. The network focuses on companies who have decided to provide their executives with state-of-the-art executive education. The curricula for the courses are developed by SIMT and selected companies in a professional partnership.

SIMT's Management Education Network was launched successfully in 2002. The first MEN is a network of six companies based in the Stuttgart region: Alcatel, Behr, Festo, MAHLE, TRUMPF. In 2003 the second MEN started with the following companies: Kärcher and Freudenberg. Fischerwerke, Kern-Liebers, Leitz and Schuler became part of the second MEN in 2004. In 2005 Lapp Holding AG and LGI Logistics Group International GmbH joined the second network. In 2007 the third MEN started with ebm-papst, EDAG, Marquardt, Metabowerke, M+W Zander, Ritter, and Sick. Some of the above mentioned companies are world market leader in their field of business. ... [-]

Germany Stuttgart
October 2019
Part-time
Campus
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

This program is designed for experienced marketing managers, sales managers, and other managers associated with developing and evaluating sales operations. ... [+]

* Focus your sales team's resources * Integrate planning levels to create a competitive advantage for your firm * Identify and correct barriers to the success of your sales team

Who Should Attend This program is designed for experienced marketing managers, sales managers, and other managers associated with developing and evaluating sales operations. Recent participant titles have included president, senior vice president, vice president of sales/service, general manager, director of sales/service, director of business development, national sales manager, district/regional sales manager, area sales manager, and global key account manager.

Learning ObjectivesThe successful sales manager has discovered that integrating the sales function with the company's strategic planning increases productivity and maximizes profits. The principles presented in this program for developing a strategically oriented sales plan are proven to improve sales performance in corporations of all sizes.... [-]

USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok  + 4 More
July 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
University of Washington Foster School of Business

This program offers executives and senior managers powerful ideas and useful tools for leadership, corporate entrepreneurship and international business strategy tuned to ... [+]

Is your organization strategically positioned to act upon global business opportunities? Prepare to develop and expand your international business through the Global Strategy and Leadership program. This two-week intensive executive education program in Seattle, Washington offers executives and senior managers powerful ideas and useful tools for leadership, corporate entrepreneurship and international business strategy tuned to the realities of today's global economy.

This dynamic program brings together a diverse group of international business leaders with experienced faculty from one of the top U.S. business schools and senior executives from several multinational corporations.... [-]

USA Seattle South Korea Seoul San Francisco  + 1 More
September 2019
Part-time
2 weeks
Campus
E-Careers

Get certified in the Better Business Cases™ methodology that is based on UK Government Treasury guidelines. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The model revolves around five cases – Strategic, Economic, Commercial, Financial and Management and is based on UK Government Treasury guidelines in conjunction with the Welsh Government.

Understand the Better Business Case (BBC) process in its entirety and appreciate the importance to both those responsible for producing the business cases and those who approve them. Cover, in depth, the Five Case Model, including strategic, economic, commercial, financial and management elements. Appreciate methodologies that can be applied at both macro and micro levels i.e. strategic and tactical applications. Recognise ways in which unnecessary spends can be minimised and public values can be optimised. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
6 months
Online
Center for Creative Leadership

This program provides leaders with the skills and strategies to tackle complex business challenges that have no clearly identified solution. ... [+]

The farther up the corporate ladder you are, the harder it gets.But sometimes, no matter how long you have been at it, you find a challenge before you that is more complicated than anything you have ever seen.Maybe you are a CEO in the middle of a merger - and you need to find a way to bring two cultures together. Maybe you are the head of a pharmaceutical company that is bringing a new drug to market. Or maybe you are a physician heading up a large research grant for a university.You have to bring other people into the picture to find a way.You need Navigating Complex Challenges. This program provides leaders with the skills and strategies to tackle complex business challenges that have no clearly identified solution. Over the course of 12 weeks, including three days in the classroom, you will address your own complex challenge, your leadership role in navigating the challenge, and techniques for managing the challenge within the context of your organization.... [-]

USA Greensboro San Diego Switzerland Davos Colorado Springs Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza  + 8 More
September 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
London Business School

Developing Strategy for Value Creation is for senior executives or general managers who want to gain experience in using strategic tools and frameworks. ... [+]

Programme overview"Get the tools, break the rules, make a difference"

This business strategy programme will introduce you to a broad range of strategy tools and frameworks, providing you with the opportunity to explore their application in a wide variety of competitive situations.

But this business strategy programme goes further. Basic competence in using strategic frameworks is not enough for you to succeed. As industry boundaries change, new technologies are introduced and markets are deregulated, businesses need to look beyond traditional sources of advantage. In addition to competing for existing value, we'll discuss approaches for breaking the rules that most businesses take for granted and consider how to develop new sources of value.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Part-time
6 days
Campus
ADEN Business School

A comprehensive training to add value to the organization through the results of its people. This program deepens the development of management skills and leadership, foc ... [+]

A comprehensive training to add value to the organization through the results of its people. This program deepens the development of management skills and leadership, focused on continuous improvement of quantitative and qualitative strategic management of human resources variables. It provides a solid training policies aimed at developing human capital development, aligned to organizational objectives.

At the end of the program, the student will have acquired the knowledge and skills for handling tools that allow you to develop a plan for managing people, aimed at creating conditions of competitiveness, motivation, integration, growth, achievement and working environment, properly handling the dynamics imposed by economic and social changes in the local and international context. The development of this program that takes the human resource management of an organization, and in turn necessarily integrated into current knowledge of advanced management central challenge, allows the graduate to develop a momentous action, diagnosing, assessing and applying their knowledge in all levels of management, with tools that allow you to monitor cultural changes, values ​​and skills development.... [-]

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February 2019
Part-time
Online