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PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

Competitive Analysis

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

A SWOT analysis is a tool used to assess the strengths and weaknesses (internal environment) and the opportunities and threats (external environment) of an organization.

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

You may not use a SWOT analysis that is already completed and available on the Internet. A zero will result if used as the analysis has to be the result of your research and your own development. NOTE: A matrix is a table. It is not an analysis.

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

The External Factor Evaluation (EFE) matrix will allow you to use the information from the industry analysis and the competitive analysis to assess whether the focal company is able to effectively take advantage of existing opportunities while minimizing the identified external threats that will help you formulate new strategies and policies. You will use the opportunities and threats from the OT analysis.

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

Create a concluding paragraph. The Conclusion is intended to emphasize the purpose/significance of the analysis, emphasize the significance/consequence of findings, and indicate the wider applications that are derived from the main points of the project’s requirements. You will draw conclusions about the findings of the external environment analysis.

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates by commenting on their posts with constructive comments that move the conversation forward. Though two replies are the basic expectation for class discussions, for deeper engagement and learning you are encouraged to provide responses to posts by other students and to respond to any comments or questions from other students. In addition

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, please read Chapters 6 through 8 of the course textbook.Explain the theory of factor mobility. Consider this theory, and create a trade agreement between two to four countries that does not already exist (you can use the Free Trade Agreements (Links to an Read more…

Course Material and Research

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…

Industry Analysis

PurposeThis project is the second of four projects.  It also represents the second part of the external environmental analysis that is part of a strategic management plan.  You will use the tools and apply concepts learned in this and previous business courses to demonstrate an understanding of how organizations develop Read more…