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Avoid the pitfalls of strategy planning and execution with the tools and skills from this course. You'll learn the pillars of strategy execution--analysis, formulation, and implementation--and how to use the 4A model to effectively approach strategy execution. Finally, a panel of leaders from entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and industry, share their expertise gleaned from years of successful strategy planning and execution....
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Compétences que vous acquerrez

Strategic AnalysisStrategic ManagementStrategy ImplementationPlanning
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Dates limites flexibles

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Clock

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week...
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English, Vietnamese...

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Week
1
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Strategy Analysis

This week, you'll connect strategic analysis to strategy execution. You'll walk through a series of questions to frame your analysis and ground your approach using the strategist's toolkit--and you'll learn a new tool, Hypothesis Testing, to unearth key assumptions related to choosing a strategy and assessing the validity of those assumptions. You'll also review data sources and how to "make the data speak" to guide your strategy decisions....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 40 min), 3 lectures, 1 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Strategic Analysis3 min
Strategic Analysis: Steps 1-34 min
Strategic Analysis: Step 45 min
Strategist'sToolkit: Hypothesis Testing4 min
Strategy Research8 min
Strategy Analytics7 min
Module Lessons1 min
Reading3 lectures
Course Overview & Requirements10 min
Get to Know Your Classmates in Discussion Forums10 min
Week 1 Slides10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Strategy Analysis40 min
Week
2
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Strategy Formulation

This week you'll learn about how strategy gets set and implemented in organizations. You'll discuss factors key to effective strategy formulation--and common challenges and pitfalls of strategy execution. You'll explore four different approaches to strategy formulation and how governance ties into effective strategy formulation....
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 71 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Strategy in Organizations7 min
Strategy Formulation: The Strategic War Room7 min
Strategy Formulation: Rapid Prototyping4 min
Strategy Formulation: Design Thinking6 min
Strategy Formulation: Business Model Canvas7 min
Corporate Governance8 min
The Human Factor9 min
Common Strategy Execution Mistakes7 min
Key Strategy Execution Questions4 min
Module Lessons4 min
Reading1 lecture
Week 2 Slides10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Strategy Formulation40 min
Week
3
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Strategy Implementation

We welcome Professor Scott Snell to the course this week! He's a global specialist in strategy execution, and he shares his 4A Model for effective strategy execution: alignment, ability, agility, and architecture. This framework will help you ensure the human and organizational resources are in place to effectively execute your strategy....
Reading
13 vidéos (Total 88 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video13 vidéos
The 4A Model of Strategy Execution7 min
Introduction to Alignment6 min
Achieving Alignment8 min
Introduction to Ability9 min
Investing in Talent9 min
Introduction to Architecture6 min
How Architecture Drives Performance8 min
Architecture Best Practices4 min
Introduction to Agility6 min
Agility through Organizational Learning6 min
Agility through Unity and Fluidity5 min
Module Lessons2 min
Reading1 lecture
Week 3 Slides10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Strategy Implementation40 min
Week
4
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5 heures pour terminer

Practical Perspectives

This week we welcome guest speakers from a range of industries, from startups to nonprofits, to share their expertise from years of successful strategy development and execution. They'll communicate their best tips to help you develop your strategist's toolkit. We're also fortunate to be joined by Darden's Dean Scott Beardsley, whose 26 years with McKinsey informs the concrete tips he shares to improve strategy development and execution....
Reading
14 vidéos (Total 87 min), 1 quiz
Video14 vidéos
Shannon Smith, CEO Abundant Power2 min
Byrne Murphy, DigiPlex9 min
Carolyn Miles, Save the Children8 min
Rick Edmunds, Strategy& PwC10 min
Bob Hugin, Celgene7 min
Rick Paschal, Darden '895 min
Sunil Ghatnekar, The Coca-Cola Company2 min
Jerry Peng, Tranlin, Inc.10 min
Dean Scott Beardsley: Background2 min
Dean Scott Beardsley: Perspective14 min
Dean Scott Beardsley: Process6 min
Dean Scott Beardsley: Advice4 min
Conclusion min
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Meilleurs avis

par DGApr 18th 2016

Great course, very practical and useful. You can really apply it in real life situations. I like the fact that you brought in Darden graduates.

par PSMar 20th 2017

Introducing some guest speakers was a very good addition to the course. It's always great to get many perspectives.

Enseignants

Michael Lenox

Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer
Darden School of Business

Jared Harris

Samuel L. Slover Research Chair in Business Administration
Darden School of Business

Scott Snell

E. Thayer Bigelow Research Professor in Business Administration
Darden School of Business

À propos de University of Virginia

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À propos de la Spécialisation Business Strategy

This Specialization covers both the dynamics and the global aspects of strategic management. With cases drawn from leading companies like Disney, Microsoft and Zappos, you'll learn how to evaluate industry evolution, build and sustain competitive advantage, formulate and assess business strategies, and align efforts to organizational strategy. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills by creating a comprehensive Strategic Analysis for an existing business or a venture of your own....
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