MPA 750: Strategic Planning
The course focuses on the dynamics of strategic planning. It introduces the concept of strategic planning and why such planning is important for governments, public agencies, nonprofit organizations, health care organizations, and communities. It presents conceptual models that guide strategic planning and connect it to strategic thinking, implementation, and evaluation. Students will become acquainted with a variety of practical strategic thinking maps, tools and techniques for conducting an organization direction and situation analyses, for formulating and evaluating strategic alternatives, and for developing and evaluating implementation strategies, and how these are translated into action plans.
Master of Public Administration 732 or Instructor Consent.