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Business Orientation: Strategic Organizational Goals

Business Orientation: Strategic Organizational Goals


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Overview/Description

Discover how to frame the strategic vision for an organization and align organizational activities to achieve defined strategic goals in this 13-video course. Examine how to align objectives with goals, make the strategic plan effective, and revise and improve the plan. Key concepts covered here include terms associated with organizational business strategy and commonly used approaches to establish goals; the process involved in defining strategic goals and aligning organizational activities to achieve set goals; and guidelines to follow while performing a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis on an organization's current business environment. Learn how to establish vision and mission statements; learn best practices involved in establishing SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely) business objectives and the importance of aligning it to organizational strategic goals; and learn key considerations to keep in mind when drafting strategic plans to meet defined strategic goals. Finally, learn how key performance indicators can help monitor and evaluate effectiveness of strategic plans in meeting set strategic goals; and learn guidelines to adopt for an effective strategic plan.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Business Orientation: Strategic Organizational Goals

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • define key terms associated with organizational business strategy
  • recognize the commonly used approaches to establish the organizational strategic goals
  • describe the process involved in defining the strategic goals and aligning the organizational activities to achieve the set goals
  • recognize the guidelines to follow while performing a SWOT analysis on the organization's current business environment
  • establish vision and mission statements that will motivate organization to achieve set strategic goals
  • recognize the best practices involved in establishing SMART business objectives
  • describe the importance of aligning SMART business objectives to organizational strategic goals
  • describe the key considerations to keep in mind when drafting a strategic plan to meet defined strategic goals
  • recognize how key performance indicators can help monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the strategic plan in meeting set strategic goals
  • describe the guidelines to adopt for an effective strategic plan
  • recognize the need to continuously review and improve the strategic plan
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course
  • Course Number:
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    Expertise Level
    Intermediate