Learn to think strategically, from a leadership perspective, about undertaking new global initiatives. Examine the strategic planning process and explore the decision-making process that supports the questions of whether, and how, to enter or expand into the global marketplace. You will consider structural alternatives for a global organization and how to lead a global transition. As the course capstone, you will create an action plan to further develop your strategic planning skills for your organization and develop your global strategy.
Describe the strategic planning process and how it supports global initiatives.
Understand the key drivers of globalization.
Identify potential benefits and risks associated with entering the global marketplace.
Describe structural alternatives for a global organization.
Define the benefits and shortcomings of alliances as a strategic globalization initiative.
Explain the role of government in industry globalization initiatives.
Determine how to plan to lead the transition to become a global organization.
Explain the effects of organizational culture on strategic planning.
Create an action plan to enhance global strategic planning performance.
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