BUS 490 - Capstone: Strategic Planning

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

This is a capstone course in which students learn how business leaders formulate strategies for business that are global and dynamic. This course examines the process of developing vision for an organization and defining its goals in light of the organization’s mission. Students examine 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. Cross-referenced with OS 450.

RE (F, Sp)