5130 Strategic Thinking

5130 Strategic Thinking

Strategy and Execution Certificate
(3 semester hours credit)

In this course, students will learn to think strategically and apply strategic concepts and tools to the fundamental functions and processes necessary to lead a business in a dynamic and highly competitive environment. Students are introduced to a higher level of thinking - the type that general managers rely on in running successful businesses - by forming an integrated systems perspective of an organization. Students will be required to demonstrate their ability to convert their analysis into logical and persuasive recommendations. The course challenge students to improve their ability to resolve complex business issues, identify underlying problems, be open to new ideas that lead to innovative but feasible alternatives, and take actions that will meet the needs of their organization’s stakeholders.

Required Prerequisites: KEYS Digital Literacy and KEYS Critical Thinking