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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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69 Results in Strategy

Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to successfully acquire tools to prevent and manage conflict in the workplace including interactions with the immediate leader, colleague ... [+]

objective

Acquires successful tools to prevent and manage conflict in the workplace including interactions with the immediate leader, colleagues and clients; as well as the methodology of planning and execution of distributive and integrative negotiations.

Benefits of the programYou will develop skills that will contribute to the improvement of results in win-win negotiations.You will participate in field application challenges.You will participate in role-play practices with video recording.You will receive personalized feedback through self-assessment (strengths and areas of opportunity).You will analyze real cases of negotiation.Addressed to

Employees who require negotiation as a fundamental skill in their work as buyers and sellers of goods and services.... [-]

Mexico Santiago de Querétaro
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
40 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 course, you will be able to understand the meaning of operations strategy and how all parts of the business can use perspectives on operations str ... [+]

Best Courses in Strategy 2019. Key Information Course Code: OPM101 Duration: 2 weeks Fee: £4145 Course outline Developing Resources and Processes for Strategic Impact Why is operations excellence fundamental to strategic impact? What is operations strategy and how is it different from operations management? What is the ‘content’ of operations strategy? The operations strategy matrix What is the ‘process’ of operations strategy? Operations Performance Operations performance can make or break any organization Judging operations performance at a societal level Judging operations performance at a strategic level Judging operations performance at an operational level The relative importance of performance objectives changes over time Trade-offs – are they inevitable? Targeting and operations focus Substitutes for Strategy Fads, fashion and the ‘new’ approaches to operations Total quality management (TQM) Business process reengineering (BPR) Six Sigma Some common threads Capacity Strategy The overall level of operations capacity The number and size of sites Capacity change Location of capacity Purchasing and Supply Strategy Do or buy? The vertical integration decision Contracting and relationships Which type of arrangement? Supply network dynamics Managing suppliers over time Purchasing and supply chain risk Process Technology Strategy Process technology should reflect volume and variety The product-process matrix The challenges of information technology (IT) Evaluating process technology Improvement Strategy Operations improvement Setting the direction Importance-performance mapping Developing operations capabilities Deploying capabilities in the market Product and Service Development and Organisation Innovation, design, and creativity The strategic importance of product and service development Product and service development as a process A market... [-]
United Kingdom London
April 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

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-th ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Evanston Midland
September 2019
Part-time
3 days
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 Tulsa College of Business Administration

This course will look at strategies for right time project selection, resourcing and funding. Strategic project management can be a competitive advantage ... [+]

We have added a new course to our certificate program based on what we are hearing from business and industry. Some senior level managers and project managers need to understand the strategy for handling multiple projects in the organization at the same time. This course will look at strategies for right time project selection, resourcing and funding. Strategic project management can be a competitive advantage

Topics Include:

The Right Projects—building the project portfolio Alignment: ensuring projects are aligned to business strategies and goals Responsibilities: defining roles and responsibilities of portfolio stakeholders Strategy: applying project portfolio management to achieve strategic organizational objectives Management: understanding the practice of program management Relationship: understanding the relationship between portfolio and program management Timing: life cycle considerations in the context of program management Documentation: documenting requirements to achieve strategic goals and objectives ... [-]
USA Tulsa Toledo
April 2019
Part-time
2 days
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
Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University

The Drucker School offers a select number of tailored, corporate sponsored programs designed to assist organizations with strategy formulation and implementation, issues ... [+]

The Drucker School offers a select number of tailored, corporate sponsored programs designed to assist organizations with strategy formulation and implementation, issues of revitalization, and managing cultural change. Our strategy is to create a portfolio of such programs representing a diverse set of industries and corporate settings.

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USA Claremont
September 2019
Part-time
Campus
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
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