MG402 Strategy

Certificate Track: Business Management

Developing and executing strategy is a critical leadership skill. This course will take a practical approach to strategy development. You will be introduced to strategy development tools and how the use
of the tools can deliver logical, actionable strategies.Register now button

The course will exercise your critical thinking skills. Specifically, you will:

  • Complete an external analysis to identify market opportunities and threats through a broad environmental scan and industry analysis.
  • Complete an internal analysis assessing an organization’s relative strengths and weaknesses, competitive advantage, and core competencies.
  • Develop specific, actionable strategies through connecting and prioritizing external and internal analysis.
  • Gain an understanding of differentiation, cost leadership, and vertical integration strategies.
  • Gain insight into how a strategic plan gets integrated into a company’s execution activities.
  • Gain a sense for how strategic alliances and acquisitions can be used to fulfill a strategy.
  • Integrate uncertainty and risk assessment into a strategic plan.

Cost: $549
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.

Instructor: Dave Garten
Instructor Dave GartenDave Garten teaches MBA courses in Business Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Acquisitions, and Negotiation at Portland State University and the Oregon Executive MBA program. Dave has extensive experience in strategy development, management, marketing, product development, strategic alliances and acquisitions, negotiation, raising capital, and finance. Dave is currently Chairman of the Board and was CEO at SeQuential (biodiesel made from used cooking oil), and was a business executive at Intel. 


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