OS 450 - Capstone: Strategic Planning for Organizations

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

Designed as a capstone course for the BSOS degree, this course examines the process of strategic planning for long-term viability of an organization, and the dynamics that drive the strategic planning process. Essential to that process is developing a vision for an organization and defining its goals in light of the organization’s mission. Therefore, in this course, students will understand the role each organizational member plays in developing and executing a strategic plan. Developing critical, research-based, decision-making skills, as integral to the strategic planning process, is also a focal element of this course. The student must obtain a grade of B- (2.7) or better to successfully complete this course. Cross-referenced with BUS 490. RE (F, Sp, Su)