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Certificate in Corporate Strategy Implementation

Programme Code: CR_BCSIM_9
Mode of Delivery:Part Time
No. of Stages:1
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:10
programmeReviewDate:May 2024
Field of Study:Business & Management

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) An in-depth knowledge of the practicalities associated with corporate strategy development and implementation. Learners will formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and review a comprehensive strategic management plan and assess it in the context of planned versus emergent strategy.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The competence and knowledge required to select and implement a toolkit of strategic management models to better understand an organisations internal and external environment. The diversity of strategic development options, along with the challenges of strategic management implementation will be examined. Students will be equipped to apply the theoretical concepts to their own workplace.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A broad range of personal and organisationally focussed skills to ensure effective strategic management understanding and implementation. The simulation will be undertaken in teams requiring strategic management knowledge as well as effective communication, negotiation and decision making skills.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to adapt strategic implementation to emerging opportunities and threats through exploration of emergent versus planned strategies. Through this exploration students will develop an understanding of both the need to adapt as well as the need to remain firm in corporate strategy implementation.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Contribute positively to their organisations strategic management development process. Organisaitonal opportunities and threats do not reside at management level alone, learners will be equipped to contribute positively to their organisations strategic management process resulting in better outcomes.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to initiate, stimulate and lead corporate strategy discussions in their teams or with colleagues due to an enhanced strategic management skillset. Demonstrate the ability to implement strategy initiatives that are cognisant of corporate strategy goals and objectives.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The competence to take responsibility for their own learning through directed study, independent study and as an active contributor to their team assignment. Utilize their learning from this programme to drive the corporate strategy agenda at all levels of their organisations - developing an ability to deal with new experiences and unfamiliar situations and continue their path of lifelong learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The confidence to act as a advocate of corporate strategy and enabler of strategic management initiatives within their organisation, encouraging other employees to offer new ideas and perspectives based on their diverse experiences, thus ensuring the spread knowledge, and enhanced employee engagement, commitment, and participation in Corporate Strategy Implementation.

Stage Schedules

Stage 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9038 Business Environment Simulation

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