SCP700 - Strategic Leadership

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-11-10 16:08:52.499
Last review date 2017-11-13 00:15:00.555


Subject Title
Strategic Leadership

Subject Description
Students will develop leadership, management, and human resources skills to establish and maintain strategic alliances with an organization. The importance of ethics to conduct business at both national and international levels will be studied.

Credit Status
One Full Credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of effective communications skills to establish and manage strategic relationships within the supply chain.
  2. Explore effective strategies to optimize organizational behaviour.
  3. Set specific, measurable, and realistic objectives to guide individuals and teams to the completion of tasks.
  4. Describe equity and ethics in the workplace and across the supply chain.
 

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None.

Topic Outline

  • Basic concepts of strategic management
  • Business ethics and social responsibility
  • Environmental scanning and industry analysis
  • Internal scanning and organizational analysis
  • Strategy formulation: situation analysis and business strategy
  • Strategy formulation: corporate strategy
  • Strategy formulation: functional strategy and strategic choice
  • Strategy implementation: organizing for action
  • Strategy implementation: staffing and directing
  • Evaluation and control
  • Case analysis (group basis) 

Mode of Instruction
In-Class
A combination of teaching methods will be utilized which may include lectures, case studies, discussions, group and individual work.

Online
This subject is delivered online. This may involve the use of digital materials and/or a text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor and online activities.

Prescribed Texts
In-Class and Online delivery:

Title:           Concepts in Strategic Management
Author:       Thomas I. Wheelen, J. David Hunger, David Wicks
Publisher:     Pearson Prentice Hall
Edition:        Canadian
ISBN(10):   0-13-121497-7

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
Assignments are due on the dates specified. Should extenuating circumstances arise, please contact your instructor prior to the assignment due date so that an appropriate course of action can be established. Late assignments may be subject to a penalty of up to 10% per week and will not generally be accepted beyond two weeks from the due date.

In cases of cheating or plagiarism, the College Academic Policy will prevail. Please ensure that all assignments and reports are properly documented.

Students are referred to the following website for Seneca College Library style guides, Academic Honesty Policy and Copyright guidelines:  http:/senecacollege.ca/library

Dates for evaluations are specified in the weekly schedule addendum to this outline. The evaluation process may include, but is not limited to, tests, exams, assignments or presentations. Any absences or missed submissions due to medical or other reasons must be supported by medical or other appropriate documentation within one (1) week of the due date. The faculty and program area must be notified immediately in the event of a missed evaluation. Upon acceptance of the documentation, the weighting of the missed deliverable will normally be applied to the final exam.

English Competency
The ability to communicate effectively is essential for success in business. Therefore, you must demonstrate English competency in this course in both oral and written work. Ensure your written work includes correct sentence structure, spelling and punctuation. Always spell check, edit and proofread your work.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme:

In-Class Delivery:

Assignments/Questions (in-class work) 40%
Mid-Term Test 20%
Final Exam 40%

Online Delivery
Assignments and Questions 60%
Final Exam* 40%

* Final Exams: The final exam for online courses must be written at the Test Centre of the College at which you registered. If you are unable to do so, please make alternative arrangements through the College at which you registered. All the academic policies of the College at which you registered apply. This includes, but is not limited to policies related to grading, supplemental exams, deferred exams and accommodations. 

Please retain this course outline document for future educational and/or employment use.

Academic Program Manager:
Emiliano Introcaso

Approved by: Chair - Business Studies Danielle Mercier