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Business Strategy in Changing Environments


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Full course description




2.5 Hours






What you'll learn:

In this course you will learn about the importance of crafting a well-thought-out strategy in order to be successful in business. You will learn techniques to assess the environments in which an organization operates and how to maneuver within them to achieve a favorable outcome, considering the competition, political environment, and other forces not in your control. You finish with a tool box which will help you analyze an organization’s internal and external environments in order to develop the appropriate strategy for success.

Please note: This course is not facilitated by an instructor; therefore no one is monitoring activity in the course. If you have a question or need help as you progress, please reference the help section.

Learning topics:

  1. The Role of Strategy in Management
  2. Common Frameworks for Evaluating the Business Environment
  3. Common Frameworks for Situational Analysis
  4. Stages and Types of Strategy
  5. How Environment Affects Strategy

Who this course is designed for:

Those who want to understand how companies create strategies based on environments beyond their control. You'll gain skills applicable to any industry.

What you'll receive:

A Certificate of completion.


Meet the instructor

Brent Scholar, PhD

Dr. Brent Scholar is an Instructor in the Faculty of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at ASU. He is an experienced higher education professional. He is also the principal of Scholar Consulting since 2009, providing international leadership consulting and training for both nonprofit and for profit organizations.