BUS605: Strategic Management (take late in program)

Course Description

In this course students will create a strategic plan for a nonprofit, for-profit or ministry organization, with a particular focus on nonprofits. This course will be a synthesis of all the student’s work to date into a strategic plan (which is a practical alternative to an academic thesis). Because of this students may only take this after they have completed at least half of their graduate program.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Conduct stakeholder analysis and collect and analyze feedback from stakeholders to inform strategic planning.
  2. Analyze  all the functional domains of an organization and synthesize into priorities in a strategic plan including: Accounting, Organizational/Human Resources/Board Development, Cross-cultural Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Fundraising and Christian values integration.
  3. Create a strategic plan for a nonprofit, for-profit, or ministry organization.


Course Materials & Tuition 

Allison, M., & Kaye, J. (2015). Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations: A Practical Guide for Dynamic Times (3 edition). Hoboken: Wiley. ISBN: 1118768140




Total Cost of Course