Strategic Resource Management

strategic resource management

The certificate degree program in strategic resource management offers five courses that prepare executives for resource management challenges they face on a daily basis.

Introduction to Strategic Management – 8 weeks

This class reviews how a firm’s leadership structure guides the strategic management process. Topics covered include the role of the CEO and top management team, internal and external analysis and strategy formulation and implementation.

Organizational Behavior – 8 weeks

This course examines the individual and group behavior of employees in complex organizations. Students learn how the influence of an organizational structure and management practices can impact work behavior.

Advanced Topics in Strategic Management – 8 weeks

This class reviews solutions of unstructured managerial problems that require application of the knowledge gained from various portions of the management curriculum. Students examine case problems involving the consideration of all aspects of an organization rather than a single discipline.

Leadership and Organizational Change – 8 weeks

This course covers the nature of the organizational development field and dominant methods, models and perspectives taken and examines ways of increasing skills and effectiveness in diagnosing and intervening in ongoing systems.

Management and Ethics – 8 weeks

This class examines the ethical dilemmas encountered by managers of organizations. Individual ethical responsibility versus role responsibility are reviewed and discussed. This course looks at the pressures within organizations to violate ethical duties.