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Strategic ManagementStrategy ImplementationPerformance ManagementStrategic Planning

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

28%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
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Approx. 17 hours to complete
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Copenhagen Business School

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Intro. Translating Strategy Into Goals and Metrics

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Performance Management Systems2m
Balanced Scorecard6m
OKR3m
Objectives and Measures6m
4 readings
Samsung and Apple in China, 201310m
Metrics at Nonprofits10m
Metrics at Zappos10m
Module 1 Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Introduction30m
Performance Management Systems30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Aligning Strategy and Organizational Structure

3 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
16 videos
Lesson 1 Intro44s
Mechanistic and Organic Structures1m
Relationship of Structure and Strategy1m
Dimensions of Structure3m
Lesson 2 Intro41s
Functional Structure1m
Divisional Structure1m
Matrix Structure1m
Network Structure1m
Lesson 3 Intro31s
Choosing Business Unit Structure Based on Strategic Objectives1m
Autonomous Units3m
Ambidexterity1m
Detecting and Reacting to Change2m
Module Conclusion1m
5 readings
Virgin vs. Apple10m
Structure and Strategy at Toyota10m
Flat Structures10m
Ambidexterity10m
Module 2 Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Why Structure Matters in Strategy Implementation30m
Structuring the Organization30m
Structuring Business Units30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Communicating the Strategy within the Organization

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 20 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Lesson 1 Intro53s
What to Communicate1m
How to Communicate3m
Strategic Consensus1m
Lesson 2 Intro18s
Horizontal Communication1m
Collaboration and Self-Organizing Teams2m
Lesson 3 Intro49s
Tools for Upward Communication1m
Making the Organization Comfortable with Sharing Bad News2m
Organizational Learning2m
7 readings
Stephen Elop's "Burning Platform" Memo10m
All-Hands Meetings at Zappos10m
Collaboration at Cisco10m
Collaboration at Pixar10m
Self-Organizing Teams10m
Collaboration and Upwards Communication at Google10m
Module 3 Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Vertical Communication of Strategy30m
Horizontal Communication and Collaboration30m
Communicating Upwards30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Managing Resistance and Other Implementation Risks

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Lesson 1 Intro43s
Causes of Resistance3m
Managing Resistance4m
Models for Implementing a New Initiative2m
Lesson 2 Intro38s
Identifying Risks5m
Planning for Mitigation of Risks2m
4 readings
Challenging Resistance to Change10m
Samsung's New Strategy, 201110m
Uber in France, Summer 201510m
Module 4 Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Identifying and Managing Resistance to Change30m
Managing Other Risks to Implementation30m

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