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Specialization
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Available languages

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Strategic ManagementLeadershipManagementBusiness Strategy
Specialization
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1: Capstone Course Overview and Case Introduction

In this module you will become familiar with the Capstone course, your instructor, your classmates, and our learning environment. This Capstone course is based on an extended case study; through the module assignments you will have the opportunity to demonstrate learning gains from the courses that make up the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization....
Reading
4 videos (Total 6 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Meet Prof. Flesher1m
Module 1 Introduction1m
Module 1 Assignment 1 Overviewm
Reading7 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Social Media10m
Getting to Know Your Classmates10m
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings and References10m
Module 1 Assignment 1 Instructions10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Assignment 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 2: Building a Leadership Team

In this module you will analyze performance and situational data to create the systems and processes used to lead a senior management team, applying what you have learned during completion of the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization in two assignments....
Reading
3 videos (Total 3 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Module 2 Assignment 1 Overview1m
Module 2 Assignment 2 Overviewm
Reading4 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings and References10m
Module 2 Assignment 1: Establishing Control and Collaboration10m
Module 2 Assignment 2: Planning a Strategy Workshop10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Assignment 1 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 3: Identifying Opportunities

In this module you will analyze planning data to identify potential in-unit and division level opportunities and planning priorities, applying what you have learned during completion of the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization in two assignments....
Reading
3 videos (Total 3 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Module 3 Assignment 1 Overview1m
Module 3 Assignment 2 Overviewm
Reading4 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings and References10m
Module 3 Assignment 1: Identifying Opportunities10m
Module 3 Assignment 2: Suggesting Priorities10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Assignment 1 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 4: Optimizing Support

In this module you will analyze planning data to identify modifications to support function organization and services, applying what you have learned during completion of the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization in an assignment....
Reading
2 videos (Total 2 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Module 4 Assignment 1 Overviewm
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings and References10m
Module 4 Assignment 1: Integration and Optimization10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Assignment 1 Quiz30m
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Top Reviews

By ASNov 20th 2018

Very Informative and a challenging course that has taught me alot about corporate leadership. I loved the case studies particularly !

By GPFeb 14th 2018

Excellent course.Very professional.I recommend this course to everyone who want to improve management skills.

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Graduation Cap

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

About the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization

Enhance leadership and business skills for immediate impact. Practice everyday leadership, manage people, learn and apply concepts and techniques to effectively manage organizations through organizational design, and formulate and implement strategy. Through the courses in this specialization, you will learn the fundamentals to effectively lead people and teams, manage organizations as well as tools to analyze business situations and develop strategies. The Specialization covers the strategic, human resource, and organizational foundations for creating and capturing value for sustainable competitive advantage – including how to manage people and organizations, analyze the competition, and develop strategies both within a business and across a portfolio of businesses. The capstone is a strategic leadership and management plan where you’ll apply what you will learn to an actual business situation with participation by one or more focal companies. The deliverable will be designed to create value from the perspective of potential employers while achieving pedagogical and experiential goals for learners. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
Strategic Leadership and Management

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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