This is a short-term, non-credit course that is part of the Professional Program at Southern States University. Using reading and case study materials from the Harvard Business School, this course presents the foundations in strategic management. Topics such as Strategy, Competitive Advantage, Five Forces Model, Industry Analysis, Competitive Advantage, Strategic Planning, Sustainable Competitive Advantage, Value Proposition, Balanced Scorecard, Implementing Strategy, and Strategic Plan are the main focus of this course that will equip the student with a basic understanding of the tools in strategic management. At the end of the course, students will analyze and present their business recommendations in a strategic plan for an existing company.
Advised English Proficiency: Intermediate or Higher Level.
A typical Professional Program class consists of 15 to 30 students. Each course has required learning materials. Classes are offered during the day or evening to fit a variety of schedules. Each course lasts four weeks for a total of 72 hours of meeting time, which is 18 hours per week.