UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Strategic Business Management online short course

Course starts 15 January 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
9 January 2018
Course Starts:
15 January 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R14,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
9 January 2018
Course Starts:
15 January 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Take your business and career to new heights with a strategic management course designed specifically for business management professionals.

This business management course equips you with the ability to formulate a dynamic and sustainable business management strategy, aligned to long-term corporate goals - enabling your company to thrive in an increasingly competitive business world.

In taking this strategic management course, you’ll learn to apply your innovative and tactical thinking to develop an impervious strategy and give your organisation a competitive advantage.

Download course prospectus

What will set you apart

In just 10 weeks, this online strategic business management course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Conduct market analyses using Porter's five force model
  • Use SWOT analysis theory to define microeconomic factors that will affect your business management techniques and success
  • Understand external macro-environmental factors using STEEPLE analysis
  • Define and maximise your sustainable competitive advantages using the SELECT framework

Course curriculum

This online strategic business management course covers everything from business analysis modelling to evaluating and refining your newly-formed business strategy for success.

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Virtual Learning Environment
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to strategic management
  • Course Module 2: Theory and evolution of strategic management
  • Course Module 3: Organisational goals and values
  • Course Module 4: Environmental Analysis
  • Course Module 5: Internal and SWOT analyses
  • Course Module 6: Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Course Module 7: Formulation of a forward-thinking strategy
  • Course Module 8: Strategy implementation
  • Course Module 9: Evaluation and control
  • Course Module 10: Strategic alignment and ensuring sustainability

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this online business management course you’ll earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new strategic management competencies, and use it to set yourself apart as a powerful, strategic business manager.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

REGISTER NOW

Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

TAKE THE TEST

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 15 January 2018.

Still have a question? These may help

More courses recommended for you

Back to top

Rise to the top