Week 5 Assignments Learning Objectives • See Week 5 Objectives listed in the rEsource material or module. Required Reading • Read the materials listed on the rEsource site for Week Five. Individual Assignments: 1) Tactics and Strategies paper • Resources: Balanced Scorecard from Week Four • Write a 700-1050-word paper in which you add your strategies and tactics to implement and realize your strategic objectives, measures, and targets. Be sure that you include marketing and information technology strategies and tactics.
Also develop at least three methods to monitor and control your proposed strategic plan, being sure to analyze how the measures will advance organizational goals financially and operationally. Finally, recommend actions needed to address ethical, legal and regulatory issues faced by the organization, and how they can improve corporate citizenship. • Format according to APA standards and include in your Final Strategic Plan. 2) Final Strategic Plan • Resources: Vision, mission, values, SWOTT analysis, Balanced Scorecard, tactics and strategies, and communication plan. Combine your completed strategic plan. This includes; the vision, mission, and values from your week two paper, your SWOTT analysis and table from your week three paper, your Balanced Scorecard paper and scorecard, your tactics and strategies paper from week five, and your individual communication plan. Your consolidated final strategic plan should be 2,800-4,200 words in length. • Final Strategic Plan Presentation. Prepare a 3 – 5 minute Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (approximately 8 – 12 slides) with speaker notes.
Your presentation should briefly outline your proposed company; identify your vision, mission, and values; highlight your SWOTT and Balanced Scorecard that you have developed for your business; and contain an overview of your communication plan 3) Final Exam ? Resources: Final Exam & assigned readings from all weeks ? Select the link to the final exam on your student Web page. The exam is available from the end of Week Four through the end of Week Five. ? Complete the final exam. Only one attempt is allowed, which is timed and must be completed in 3 hours.
Results are auto-graded and sent to your instructor. Note. Final exam questions are adapted from business content students will have completed in the Bachelor of Science in Business program. Learning Team Assignment: Communication Plan Outline • Meet with your Learning Team to develop a generic communications plan and template. This template will be utilized to develop a communication plan for your selected business’s strategic plan, which is part of the assignment, Final Strategic Plan, due in Week Five. Summary of Week 5 Deliverables Assignment |Individual or Learning Team |Location |Due | |Tactics and Strategies Paper |Individual |Assignment Link |Day 7 | |Final Strategic Plan and Presentation |Individual |Assignment Link |Day 7 | |Final Examination |Individual |Assignment Link |Day 7 | |Communication Plan Outline |Team |Assignment Link |Day 7 | © 2008 University of Phoenix. All Rights Reserved.