Bachelor Course Unit
HRMG2011 Strategic Management and Planning
Level: 3rd year
Credit points: 3
This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the core elements of management from a strategic and planning perspective. Throughout this unit, participants examine and research the development of organisational goals and objectives, business and management philosophies and models of decision-making. They are guided in assessing the variety and complexity of external and internal influences that affect an organisation’s structure, culture and wellbeing. They learn how to implement appropriate and effective strategic responses; to understand and apply strategic planning theories and techniques; market trends and forces; to analyse, evaluate and implement strategic alternatives; and to integrate awareness of planning issues and ethical considerations into the overall task of strategic management and planning.
This unit enables participants to develop a strategic approach to the management and planning of the organisation and to think, plan and manage creatively and strategically.
The knowledge and skills provided are specifically for those working in management positions within organisations, as well as within human resource departments and specialised strategic management and planning units.
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
use the concepts and terminology of strategic management and planning
identify key issues and skills in strategic management and planning
conduct both external and internal organisational analyses
identify, generate, evaluate and select strategic alternatives for organisations
recommend procedures and processes for the implementation, monitoring, maintenance and evaluation of selected strategies and performance
discuss the importance of contingency planning in the strategic management and planning process
analyse and evaluate the importance of strategic planning and its processes
outline an approach for the successful implementation of strategic planning
Introducing Strategic Management and Planning
External Strategic Analysis
Internal Strategic Analysis
Strategic Business Case Analysis
Formulating Strategic Objectives
Assessing Strategic Performance
Special Issues in Strategic Management
Successful Strategic Planning
Managing Strategic Change
The workload for this unit is 9.75 hours per week.
Please refer to the document available here.
The following graduate attributes will be developed in this unit:
- Knowledge of the framework of counselling theory, and a foundational understanding of the major theories of counselling
- Understanding of and the appropriate application of counselling skills in a range of contexts and circumstances
- Understanding what constitutes ethical practice in counselling interactions
- The ability to effectively and appropriately apply the micro and macro skills of counselling
- The ability to recognise major transition points in human development and major forms of mental illness and know when and how to appropriately refer clients
Hanson, D., Dowling, P. J., Hitt, M. A., Ireland, R. D., & Hoskisson, R. E. (2008). Strategic management: Competitiveness and globalisation (3rd ed.). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning.
Academy of Management Executive
Academy of Management Review
Australian Journal of Management
European Management Journal
Harvard Business Review
Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies
Journal of Business Strategy
Journal of Strategic Marketing
Strategic Management Journal
Strategy and Leadership
Ethical conduct and academic integrity and honesty are fundamental to the mission of ACAP. Academic misconduct will not be tolerated by the college. Please refer tohttp://currentstudents.acap.edu.au/assets/Managing-My-Course/A-Z-Policies/Academic-Misconduct-Policy.pdf for full details of the Academic Misconduct Policy.
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