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.
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!...
University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Participants will learn strategic management planning tools to create, link and drive day-to-day decision-making based on a Systems Thinking ApproachSM.
In this highly competitive, global and challenging business world, staying ahead of the pack while keeping cost under control is the name of the game. And that calls for an integrated, functional strategic plan and implementation system.
The Center is pleased to partner with the Centre for Strategic Management-- to bring this intensive three-day program to Tulsa. Participants will learn strategic management planning tools to create, link and drive day-to-day decision-making based on a Systems Thinking ApproachSM.
Participants will learn:
The five phases of Reinventing Strategic Management based on "best practices.
Strategic management, goals in relation to strategic planning and change -- including Getting Beyond Vision, Strategic Planning, Change, TQM, and Reengineering.
Ten unique steps of the "Strategic Management Model," using the five basic systems thinking questions and how the model differs from other planning models.
Applications of systems thinking concepts: backwards thinking, key success measures, parallel process, and how to create a customer-driven organization.
Applications of Strategic Management Model in a participant's organization... and discovering how it leads/impacts all major change projects, including the various roles required to successfully complete a strategic planning process and operate the company in a new way
How to set up a Strategic Change Leadership Steering Committee (SCLSC)
How to use the strategic model as a part of annual planning and budgeting, as well as performance analysis and reward systems...
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
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
Clear, analytical and objective thinking in complex, ambiguous situations
Disciplined, results-oriented decision making
Development of reasonable, consistent, creative action plans
Four Half-day sessions
Purpose of this course:
To learn the fundamental differences between critical and strategic thinking. Learn to apply the Strategic Thinking Acting and Learning model to resolve business issues and improve organizational performance. ...
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....
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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...
Through this program, executives will learn technology buzzwords, the technology that is available today, and where that technology is headed.
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....
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Strategic accounts are an organization's most critical asset and require strong organizational leadership and management to ensure key value is obtained from these invalu
* Acquire, maintain and manage large, profitable accounts * Capitalize on new opportunities at strategic accounts * Realign your organization against strategic accounts' needs * Acquire tools to bring SAM to your organizationOverview Strategic accounts are an organization's most critical asset and require strong organizational leadership and management to ensure key value is obtained from these invaluable relationships. Strategic account management is practiced on all levels (national, regional, multinational and global levels) according to seller and buyer organizational characteristics and operational behavior. The practice of strategic account management is now of practical and tactical interest to companies seeking to survive in current economic conditions, achieve competitive advantage and create future growth. Preserving those customer relationships is of strategic importance to the firm's future financial wellbeing and this program provides the processes and tools to equip you to engage with your larger customers and your own support organization on a more strategic level in order to build towards a more mutually profitable and sustainable relationship....
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities und
Overview As business competition intensifies and technology leapfrogs with new advancements, many companies are formulating growth or transformation strategies to increase shareholder value. While formulating the new strategic direction is critical, many companies are facing tremendous challenges of re-building the organization to execute the new strategies.Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities under new strategic direction, and to re-align employee competency, company culture, and organizational governance based on the new organizational capabilities.
Who Should Attend Executives from all functional areas with responsibility for implementing company's strategies and improving organizational effectiveness are best suited for this program. Including general management and management teams, project teams, HR practitioners, business unit, functional unit and geographic managers and their management teams....
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....
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.
-- Improve your ability to recognize key strategic issues....
Strategy drives all business disciplines. Therefore, development of a strategy sense is probably the single most important talent any manager can build and possess.
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.
-- 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
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 requ
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.
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.
-- 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....
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....