312.621.20 STRATEGIC PLANNING
Focuses on principles of strategic management and competitive analysis to support strategy development for health care organizations. Provides an understanding of how current business and management knowledge is applied to health care organizations to promote future success and competitive advantage. Examining contemporary theory and models, students learn to assess and develop an organization’s mission and vision; perform an internal and external strategic assessment; evaluate competitive threats and responses; develop organizational strategies and measures of success; and evaluate the leadership qualities necessary to make change occur.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Develop a strategic plan for an organization, including: Performing a situational assessment and competitive analysis; developing strategic options; and assessing and making strategic choices
Recognize – and avoid – the pitfalls of traditional strategic planning processes
Develop measures of success of an organization’s strategic plan
551.601 or 551.603