Course Description

"If you don't know where you're going, you'll probably end up someplace else."

This well-known saying illustrates why organizations need strategic plans. Strategic plans guide and map the desired future for organizations. In this seminar, learn the basic concepts and processes involved in strategic planning, understand why strategic planning is essential for the success of an organization, and realize that the key to making the plan work is a commitment to implementation.


  • What is strategic planning?
  • Difference between a vision and a mission
  • How organizations develop a vision and a mission
  • Importance of defining organizational values
  • Gathering information for a strategic plan
  • Deciding what to do and how to do it
  • How organizations determine strategic objectives
  • Importance of implementing your strategic plan

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Feb 16, 2022 to Feb 22, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. Wednesday, February 16, 10:00AM to 12:00PM MT
  2. Friday, February 18, 10:00AM to 12:00PM MT
  3. Tuesday, February 22, 3:00PM to 4:30PM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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