Rationale Strategic Management is the process of specifying an organisation’s objectives, developing policies and plans to achieve these objectives, and allocating resources so as to implement the plans. It is the highest managerial function and provides critical direction for an organization. Consulting Psychologists must be versed in Strategic Management theories, strategies, and policies in order to function effectively in facilitating the development of organisations. Aim The aim of the course is to develop in students the consulting skills required to facilitate, implement, and evaluate strategic management processes in various types of organisations. Course Objectives Participants are expected to be able to: I. Demonstrate an understanding of / define Strategic Management and its constituent elements II. Outline the history of Strategic Management and analyse its impact III. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate organisational analysis and strategy-making as a means of setting the stage for strategy implementation IV. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate organisational analysis and strategy formulation and implementation V. Demonstrate an ability to analyse and approach the role of change management/ implementation of change Course Content
Unit I- Introduction to Strategic Management a. History of Strategic Management b. Impact of Strategic Management c. Defining Strategic Management d. Elements of Strategic Management (including Model construction) Unit 2 – Setting the Stage: Strategic Groundwork a. Company Situation Analysis (Analysis of Environment & Resources – Opportunities/Threats) b. Company Situation Analysis (Analysis of...