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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
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
24 hours
Campus
Acudemy

Lean and Six Sigma are quality improvement methodologies to reduce chronic waste, and product or service failure rates to a negligible level. These methodologies are comm ... [+]

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
September 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Harvard Business School Online

Strengthen your capacity to make innovation a reality; unlock your potential to create winning strategies. ... [+]

Strengthen your capacity to make innovation a reality; unlock your potential to create winning strategies.

Disruptive Strategy with Clayton Christensen will help you:

Become fluent in disruption theory and gain confidence articulating complex viewpoints Apply strategic frameworks to assess new opportunities and potential threats Acquire techniques for executive-level strategy formulation and team management Discover your next big idea by learning alongside other participants Program Structure

Disruptive Strategy consists of 30 to 35 hours of material delivered over a six week period with a flexible program structure. There is no set time to log in. You complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines. There will be weekly assignments, and a final paper is due at the end of the program.... [-]

USA Cambridge
August 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
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 ... [+]

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 resource allocation.

Strategic planning should be based on the value created by the organization for its customers and should position the organization as a value-added business partner to those customers.

Objectives 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 a strategic plan Implementing and monitoring strategic plans Who Should Attend ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
London Business Training & Consulting

Upon completion of this quality courses, you will be able to understand the main reasons why senior management should become personally involved in TQM – what they need t ... [+]

Best Courses in Strategy 2019. Key Information Course Code: OPM106 Duration: 2 weeks Fee: £4075 Course outline The Role of Management in TQM The need for senior managers to get involved in TQM What senior managers need to know about TQM What senior managers need to do about TQM The role of middle managers The role of first-line managers The Introduction of TQM Change and Continuous Improvement Forces for change How do companies get started? Approaches to TQM A Framework for the Introduction of TQM Organising Systems and techniques Measurement and feedback Changing the culture Use of the framework Levels of TQM Adoption Level 1 – uncommitted Level 2 – drifters Level 3 – tool-pushers Level 4 – improvers Level 5 – award-winners Level 6 – world-class Sustaining TQM TQM sustaining audit tool: development and methodology Category 1 – internal / external environment Category 2 – management style Category 3 – policies Category 4 – organization structure Category 5 – process of change Policy Deployment What is policy deployment? The policy deployment process A check-reflect-improve-scrutinise-pass (CRISP) Approach to policy deployment Quality Costing The categorization of quality costs Collecting quality costs Some cost aspects of the manufacturing industry Reporting quality costs Use of quality costs Managing People QM and the management of people HR policies and practices Employee involvement Organisational culture Integration Managing Service Quality The service environment Defining service quality The role of personnel inservice delivery Service delivery Supplier Development Long-term issues of partnership Barriers to developing partnerships Conditions of... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2019
2 weeks
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
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

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 Marketin ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Evanston Midland
September 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
Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University

The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of ... [+]

A one-week seminar delivering a hands-on approach to mastering the essentials of the financial side of today's energy industry.The seminar draws middle- to senior-level attendees from many segments of the oil and gas industry and from a variety of functional areas within energy companies. You will meet and share ideas with executives from around the world. Much of your time during the program will be spent discussing industry issues with other program participants – in small discussion groups, in lively classroom sessions, over lunch, and in informal sessions back at the hotel.The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. A typical workday starts with group discussions and ends with individual preparation late in the evening. It is important to note that this is an in-residence program. Past experience has shown that participants benefit greatly from the group interaction and concentrated experience that the in-residence format allows.Who Should Attend - Non-financial managers who want to achieve some degree of financial literacy in an energy industry setting - Financial managers who wish to sharpen their skills, broaden their base of knowledge, and relate their functional skills to a broader, general management context - The typical participant has more than five years of management experience - The age of attendees has generally ranged from the early 30s to the early 50s - Participants will be from... [-]

USA Dallas
September 2019
Part-time
1 week
Campus
University of Bolton - Ras Al Khaimah Academic Centre

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have bu ... [+]

This program is taught in the UAE

REVISED ATHE LEVEL 7 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS: OCTOBER 2016.

This page is for the revised suite of qualifications, which we launched October 1st 2016. If you would like to view the 2011 suite of level 7 management qualifications, then please check our website.

Key features of 2016 Level 7 Strategic Management qualifications

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the workplace. The qualifications support progression to further study for example to top up to an MBA or employment.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Jazirah Al Hamra
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Chartered Institute Of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

This programme has been specifically designed for busy practitioners who recognise the value of achieving a postgraduate level CIPD qualification. You need only attend on ... [+]

An intensive, fast-track qualification programme

Develop specific knowledge and understanding in the area of coaching and mentoring by reviewing, questioning and considering solutions to meet strategic business needs.

This programme has been specifically designed for busy practitioners who recognise the value of achieving a postgraduate level CIPD qualification. You need only attend one week of face-to-face workshops with the remaining support and submission being completed by phone or online within four weeks of the workshop. 


Who is it for



This programme is aimed at delegates who:


are senior enough to make strategic decisions and/ or have a level of influence that will impact other key stakeholders have a good level of coaching and mentoring experience and knowledge – ideally 3 years are working for an organisation that has a real need to introduce and /or improve coaching and mentoring initiatives are keen to have all the face-to-face workshops completed in a one week block, so the programme can be very suitable for practitioners working outside the UK. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
Imperial Education for Excellence

Our Advanced Interdisciplinary Programme is open to everyone, regardless of academic background, but preference will be given to students, recent university graduates, an ... [+]

Would you like an inside look into the operations at Coca-Cola, HSBC, Bank of England, Jaguar, Shell, Vodafone, Tesco, British Telecommunications (BT), Foster and Partners, Apple or Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter, and other top companies? Look no further than IEFE's Advanced Interdisciplinary Programme.

Our Advanced Interdisciplinary Programme is open to everyone, regardless of academic background, but preference will be given to students, recent university graduates, and professionals with hands-on experience in their chosen field. This interdisciplinary programme offers a middle ground between our Industry Specific Programme and our Corporate & Professional Programme. The main goal is cultivating tomorrow’s leaders who take strategic risks and induce positive change. It focuses on career-enhancing skills and professional development in the modern world, along with tours of international businesses and cultural landmarks, entrance to speciality exhibits and conferences, and the extraordinary opportunity to hear industry speakers from a variety of fields and insight into what makes the world’s biggest companies tick.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 - 4 weeks
Campus
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team. ... [+]

This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team!

Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management is specially designed to meet the needs of experienced sales managers and other executives responsible for directing the sales force, this program links sales structure design and implementation with the firm's marketing strategy to improve sales force productivity.

Program Benefits

-- Understand how your success is linked to fully integrating your sales structural design to the strategic direction of the firm.

-- Anticipate and respond to turbulent business environments. Understand why the sales force is the firm’s primary means to adjust to rapidly changing environments.... [-]

USA Chicago Philadelphia United Kingdom London Spain Madrid  + 3 More
September 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Of Course Learning

Hari Kalymnios, author, and founder of The Thought Gym will show you how to set and achieve any goal in your life. Most people struggle with goal setting because they don ... [+]

Hari Kalymnios, author, and founder of The Thought Gym will show you how to set and achieve any goal in your life. Most people struggle with goal setting because they don’t have a structured and proven process to follow. This course will give you the best one!

In this course, you will learn the 13 step process to set and achieve your goals, whatever they may be. It doesn’t even matter if you don’t know what they are yet – you will learn how to figure this out, develop a plan and then achieve it.

Each training session or lecture is delivered with Hari himself directly on the camera, training you. Stop sitting at home and wondering why it isn’t you, and start taking action – begin by enrolling in this course!... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Coaching for Change

Delivered internally for clients with a tailored approach to your needs. ... [+]

Practical Problem Solving Workshop

Delivered internally for clients with a tailored approach to your needs.

This is a 2-day workshop structured around a real case study problem. The delegates will work in teams on the case study and be challenged to make sense of data and not jump to conclusions. Its fun role play type learning environment.

At the end of the workshop, delegates will have the confidence and way of thinking to ensure problems are tackled in a systematic way.

Delegates will explore different approaches to problem-solving based on the principle of PDCA thinking. They will use 8D and A3 formats to compare and contrast using the case study data.

The First Day:... [-]

United Kingdom Derby
Open Enrollment
2 days
Campus