Focused Strategic Thinking

Description:

Course Overview

Course Quality Rating
TBD

Course Description
This course introduces the process of using Focused Strategic Thinking (FST) to develop an organization’s strategic action plan during a one-and-a-half-day retreat. The course presents each component of the FST process, provides examples of activities, and discusses expected outcomes of each phase from preliminary analysis to implementation.

This course is provided by Alabama-Mississippi Public Health Training Center and will require a secondary login and/or registration.Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Leaders seeking information on strategic thinking.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between strategic thinking, strategic planning, and strategic management.
  2. Describe the external environmental assessment process including the specific focus of each group and the goals and expected outcomes of the process.
  3. Describe the internal analysis process including the specific focus of each component including the specific focus of each group and the goals and expected outcomes of the process.
  4. Describe the goals of the directional strategies development process.
  5. Differentiate between the mission, vision, and values of an organization.
  6. List expected outcomes of the FST retreat process.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
None listed

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
None listed

Format
Online/Self-Study

Credit /CEU
None available

Duration
None listed

Specifications
None listed

Course Publication Date
April 2, 2013

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