MGT 660 Full Course Discussions GCU
MGT 660 Topic 1 DQ 1
Discuss how you will apply the strategic management process in your Strategic Plan? Address the three stages of the strategic management process. How will this help you achieve the goal of producing above average returns for your selected organization? Provide specific examples.
MGT 660 Topic 1 DQ 2
Organizational culture is a key factor in successfully implementing strategic initiatives. What aspects of culture are key to consider when implementing your Strategic Plan? Provide your rationale. Describe specific ways you will have considered the selected organizations culture in your Strategic Plan.
MGT 660 Topic 2 DQ 1
What forecasting tools and techniques are the most valuable for your Strategic Plan? What assumptions are you making?
MGT 660 Topic 2 DQ 2
Consider your Strategic Plan Part II: External and Internal Assessment assignment. Describe a few key sources of information used for locating vital external information. What value do external assessment tools have on formulating strategies?
MGT 660 Topic 3 DQ 1
Select an organization and discuss their competitive advantage in the context of value chain?
MGT 660 Topic 3 DQ 2
Consider your Strategic Plan Part II: External and Internal Assessment assignment. Describe a few key sources of information used for locating vital internal information. What is the value internal assessment tools have on formulating strategies?
MGT 660 Topic 4 DQ 1
Transferring strategic plan into a reality can take more than planning. Provide an example of a leader who has transformed strategic plan into a reality? How did they innovate and lead the company? What can you learn from this person?
MGT 660 Topic 4 DQ 2
Reviewing your Strategic Plan that you have developed anticipate any gaps in alignment of strategy for the organization.
MGT 660 Topic 5 DQ 1
How do management information systems (MISs) impact strategy implementation efforts?
MGT 660 Topic 5 DQ 2
What global and international considerations should be made when conducting business?
MGT 660 Topic 6 DQ 1
Why is it important to project the first year on a monthly basis and the subsequent yearly budgets, on a quarterly basis?
MGT 660 Topic 6 DQ 2
How do you plan to use financial statements in your projected financial statement analysis? Provide rationale for your approach.
MGT 660 Topic 7 DQ 1
How do critical milestones contribute to successful implementation of strategic initiatives of an organization?
MGT 660 Topic 7 DQ 2
Describe why social responsibility and policy are key issues in strategic planning and how you will integrate them in your proposed business?
MGT 660 Topic 8 DQ 1
Reflect on your experience in this course. What do you find to be the most important elements to improve an organization’s competitive advantage?
MGT 660 Topic 8 DQ 2
GCU’s Statement on the Integration of Faith and Work states that “Our work within the world matters to God and our neighbors, and that we honor God by serving others in ways that promote human flourishing.” Select a company that demonstrates ethical behavior, social responsibility, and environmental sustainment. How does the selected organization promote human flourishing? What do you think the role of innovation and leadership in strategic management and an organization’s ability to achieve and sustain competitive advantage plays? Provide examples and rationale.