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Business Strategy in Practice (Project-centered Course)

This course is a part of Business Strategy, a 5-course Specialization series from Coursera.

A Capstone Project is an assignment designed specifically to apply and showcase the skills you learned in the Specialization. To this end, the Business Strategy Capstone Project, a comprehensive Strategic Analysis, provides an opportunity for you to synthesize concepts and knowledge from the four prerequisite courses in the specialization. In this course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, you will be guided through your project by top-ranked faculty. You may continue with the organization you selected for previous assignments or select a new organization for this project. You will analyze the current state of the organization, strategic issues facing the organization, strategic paths the organization might pursue, make a recommendation of the best path for the organization to pursue, and write an Executive Summary. Your finished project will serve as an artifact showcasing your ability to conduct research on/within an organization, select and apply the most appropriate analytical tools, build a well-supported case for a specific position, and effectively communicate key points with executive leadership.

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Length 9 weeks
Effort 8 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Oct 19 (in 10 weeks)
Cost $149
From University of Virginia via Coursera
Instructors Michael Lenox, Jared Harris
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Strategy

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Rating 4.4 based on 23 ratings
Length 9 weeks
Effort 8 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Oct 19 (in 10 weeks)
Cost $149
From University of Virginia via Coursera
Instructors Michael Lenox, Jared Harris
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Strategy

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