This comprehensive course focuses on the global analysis of industry and competition; and analysis of the internal environment. As ever learners are provided with the guidance they need to strategic planning, analysis of the health services environment (internal and external) and lessons on implementation; with additional discussions on organisational capability, deeper treatment of sustainability and corporate social responsibility and more coverage of the sources of organisational inertia and competency traps.
On completion of this course you should be able to:
– Discuss why strategic management has become vital in today’s dynamic health care environment.
– Trace the development of strategic management and discuss its conceptual foundations.
– Elaborate and explain the concept of strategic thinking maps.
– Recognise and differentiate between strategic management, strategic thinking, strategic planning, and managing strategic momentum.
– Comprehend the necessity for both the analytic and emergent models of strategic management.
– Comprehend how an organisation may realize a strategy that it never intended.
– Comprehend the benefits of strategic management for health care organizations.
– Comprehend the importance of systems approaches.
– Explain the links between the different levels of strategy within an organization.
– Describe the various leadership roles of strategic management.