Strategic Planning and Implementation
Examines the concepts and practice of strategic planning and project management. Students will explore how to negotiate strategic planning initiatives, construct mandate, mission and vision statements, analyze the environment, conduct stakeholder analyses, and prepare the organization for implementation of the plan. Students will develop competencies in implementing strategic plans through the design and management of projects flowing from the strategies outlined in the plan. Familiarizes students with the key components of project management including definition of the project, its scope and life cycle, the maintenance of quality control, scheduling, critical path analysis and the management of human resources involved in project management. This course will have a specific focus on the library sector.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 577A, 411, 477, 577, 577B. Restricted to students in the Graduate Professional Certificate in Library Sector Leadership.
Graduate course in the Public Administration program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.