BUS 475 Entire Course
Select and describe a small business that you may want to start. What is strategic management and planning? Why would a strategic plan be important to the success of this business? How are the four functions of management relative...
What is strategic management? What are the roles of mission and vision statements in strategic management? Can an organization have a successful strategic plan without effective mission and vision statements? Why or why not?
What is the difference between mission and vision statements? What factors must be considered to produce an appropriate mission and vision statement for an organization?
What is the purpose of strategic planning? Why is it necessary? What are the components of a strategic plan? Which component is the most important? Why?
What is a SWOTT analysis? What is its purpose in strategic planning? Must you conduct a SWOTT analysis to have an effective strategic plan? Why or why not?
What are the primary internal organizational considerations for the development of a strategic plan? Which consideration is the most important? Why?
What are the primary external organizational considerations for the development of a strategic plan? Which consideration is the most important? Why?
What are the key planning factors for competitive success? Provide an example of an organization that has achieved competitive success through planning. Provide an example of an organization that has failed to achieve competitive success as the result...
Write a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper in which you explain the importance of your selected business’s vision, mission, and values in determining your strategic direction. Include the following:
Define your business (Your own start-up or an...
Discuss with your Learning Team an existing organization with which you are familiar that is different than the one you used for the Conceptualizing a Business paper.
Write a 700 to 1,050-word paper in which you analyze the individual values and...
What are the different types of strategies? What are the differences among these strategies? How do you determine which type of strategy is most appropriate for your organization?
What are strategic objectives? What is the purpose of strategic objectives? What makes an effective strategic objective? What are examples of strategic objectives for you organization or one with which you are familiar?
What is the difference among strategic, long-term, and short-term objectives? What is the relationship between objectives and goals? What are examples of this relationship?
What is corporate governance? What role does corporate governance play in strategic planning? Why is it important? Explain your answer and provide an example.
Conduct an internal and external environmental analysis for your proposed business.
Create a SWOTT table summarizing your findings. Your environmental analysis should take into account, at a minimum, the following factors. For each factor,...
Select one organization of the Virtual Organizations from the student website.
Write a 1,400 to 2,100-word paper in which you complete the following:
State the primary reasons for the organization’s existence from an...
What is a balanced scorecard? What is its role in strategic planning?
Why is it important to continuously update the implementation and communication of a strategic plan? Who should be responsible for updating and communicating a strategic plan? Why?
Has your organization’s strategic plan been communicated to you? If so, how and by whom? If not, how would such communication improve your organizational effectiveness? Is it important for employees to know the strategic plan of a company? Why or...