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Strategic Management

About this Certificate

Businesses, non-profits and government agencies all face an ever-changing environment. The cutting-edge Strategic Management program teaches tools and tactics to formulate, plan, execute and measure the success of a strategy. In addition, students will learn about leadership, culture and change management in order to more effectively implement a strategy.

This hands-on, collaborative Strategic Management program will give students the opportunity to interact with other professionals from a range of backgrounds including managers at every level, entrepreneurs, business consultants, public-sector professionals and non-profit leaders. Additional key topics include decision making, performance tracking, and fostering innovation.

This program is eligible towards Blue Seal Certification.

This program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University.

Required courses:

  • XSMG 10001 – Strategic Planning
    • Strategic planning is an essential process for helping your organization create a blueprint to achieve business objectives. Acquire practical strategies, techniques and insights to facilitate strategic thinking and planning.
  • XSMG 10006 – Strategic Innovation
    • Strategic innovation is critical for developing new products and services, improving business processes and staying competitive in a changing world. Explore ways to foster, manage and sustain innovation for organizational growth and success.
  • XSMG 10002 – Strategy Execution
    • Once the strategic plan is developed, implementation is paramount in transforming strategy into results. Explore practical tools and techniques to successfully implement your strategic plan.
  • XSMG 10004 – Measuring and Evaluating Business Performance
    • Performance measurement is powerful way to align strategy with business goals. Learn to design and use appropriate metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to inform decision making, evaluate performance and achieve business objectives.
  • XLEA 10002 – Leaders, Culture and Change
    • Exemplary leaders use the power of shared vision and instil hope for a better future. Explore leadership and culture as two sides of the same coin, including the leader’s role in building high engagement and high performance cultures. Discover specific strategies and techniques for managing change, including appreciative inquiry, strategic planning and employee engagement.

Program Hours: 75

Course Schedule

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateCourse HoursCourse Fees
(Plus GST)
XSMG 10001-0029041820 Sep 202117 Oct 202115 hrs$499.00
XSMG 10006-00290419 4 Oct 202131 Oct 202115 hrs$499.00
XSMG 10002-0029042018 Oct 202114 Nov 202115 hrs$499.00
XSMG 10004-002904211 Nov 202128 Nov 202115 hrs$499.00
XLEA 10002-0029042515 Nov 202112 Dec 202115 hrs$499.00

Register today!

Step 1: Select the Course Reference Number above.
Step 2: You will be directed to a page to register as a student with CUE’s Office of Extension & Culture.
Step 3: Upon submission, you will then register with Mount Royal University and proceed to booking your courses.

Questions? Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca