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Question;The Final Assignment is your opportunity to bring all your learning together. This Strategic Management Plan presentation is an in-depth case study analysis of the company of your choice.Click herefor Final Project Guidelines which are also available in Doc Sharing.You may choose either a large, well-known Fortune 1,000 company that has information readily available, or a smaller company in your city or town which has information in the local press (the larger company may be easier). Pretend that you are a business and strategy consultant hired by one of your chosen company?s executives to present the new strategic plan to the Board of Directors (BoD).You will create this Assignment in a PowerPoint presentation format. Use a bulleted list for each slide (page) and support the bulleted ideas in the Notes section of the slide. Use APA format and citation style in the notes description section. Do include a references page at the end of the presentation for the outside sources you used and integrated in the presentation itself. In addition, follow the Final Project Guidelines.Final Project GuidelinesIntroductionCompany BackgroundCompany Vision and Mission StatementsLeadership and Organizational CultureCorporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, and Policies Empowering ActionExternal Analysis (Opportunities and Threats) and Global EnvironmentInternal Analysis (Strengths and Weaknesses), Strategic Control and Continuous ImprovementInnovation and EntrepreneurshipStrategic Analysis and ChoiceGeneric and Grand StrategiesLong-Term Objectives and StrategiesShort-Term Objectives, Functional Tactics, and ImplementationRestructuring, Reengineering and RefocusingConclusionAssignment Checklist:Develop a strategic plan.Modify a Fortune 1000 company's strategic planning mode to include an entrepreneurial mode.Create a new grand strategy for long term growth.Create presentation in PowerPoint format.Submit to the Unit 10: Final Assignment Dropbox.For additional Assignment details see Rubric below.;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;Unit 10;Final Assignment: The Strategic Plan Presentation;The;Final Assignment, due in Unit 10, is your chance to bring it all;together. This Strategic Management Presentationis an in-depth;case study analysis and strategy for the company of yourchoice. Final;Assignment Guidelines are also available in Doc Sharing.;You;may choose either a large, well-known Fortune 1,000 company that has;information readily available, or a smaller company in your city or town which;has information in the local press (the larger company may be easier). Pretend;that you are a business and strategy consultant hired by one of your;chosen company?s executives to present the new strategic plan to the Board;of;Directors;(BoD).;You will create this project in a PowerPoint;presentation format. The Final Assignment PowerPoint template is available in;Doc Sharing. Use a bulleted list for each slide (page) and support the bulleted;ideas in the Notes section of the slide. Use the current APA;style and format in the Notes description section of the slide. Include;a References page at the end of the presentation for the outside sources;you used and integrated in the presentation itself.;Final;Assignment Guidelines: Strategic Plan;A;strategic plan is designed to be in use for three (3) to five (5) years. For;your Final Assignment, you will write a strategic plan providing the following;information;?;Company Background;Identify the Fortune 1000;organization that you have chosen for your strategic plan. Provide a brief;background of this organization including its products, services, and;customers. Include the organization?s strategic planning model and include the;history of successes and failures associated with its processes.;?;Company Vision Statement and Mission;Statements;What;is the company?s vision statement and mission statement along with its purpose;values, goals, and philosophy? How do these support the organization to realize;its goals and objectives?;?;Leadership and Organizational Culture;Discuss;how the new grand strategy will affect the company leadership infrastructure;and the organizational structure and culture. How can the company move to a;more agile and virtual organization? How will the company manage the;strategy-culture relationship due to the new change?;Copyright Kaplan University;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;?;Corporate Social Responsibility, Business;Ethics, and Policies Empowering Action;What;is the company?s stakeholder approach to social responsibility? What types of;social responsibility does the organization practice and tout? What are the;major trends in today?s corporate social responsibility? How does the company;create and utilize policies to empower employees to become socially responsible;inside and outside of the organization? Describe the company?s code of conduct;(ethical principles and guidelines) and how the executive and management team;practice these?;?;External Analysis (Opportunities and Threats);and Global Environment;Describe;the company?s external environment including the remote environment (economic;factors, social factors, political factors, technological factors, ecological;factors, and international environment). How does the company currently contend;with the external forces and operating environment? What is the company?s;global strategic plan and how does it use firms in foreign markets for global;reach?;? Internal;Analysis (Strengths and Weaknesses), Strategic Control, and Continuous;Improvement;Define;the company?s internal environment. What Balanced Scorecard software or other;strategic control software would you recommend to the company to manage;monitor, and sustain the implementation i.e. continuous improvement? Please;explain the choice of software and illustrate the use of controls to guide and;monitor strategic implementation.;?;Innovation and Entrepreneurship;Describe;the concepts of incremental and breakthrough innovation, and the risks to be;aware of. Define the new strategy as being either an incremental or;breakthrough innovation process and how this supports the idea of continuous;improvement. Is your recommended strategy entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial in;nature? Please explain the benefits.;?;Strategic Analysis and Choice;Explain;why a grand strategy is more beneficial to the company than a generic type of;strategy.;?;Generic and Grand Strategies;Generic;strategies are low-cost leadership, differentiation, speed-based, and marketing;focused. Grand strategies include concentrated growth, market development;product development, innovation, horizontal acquisition, vertical acquisition;concentric diversification;Copyright Kaplan University;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;turnaround;divestiture, liquidation, bankruptcy, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and;consortia. Discuss the grand strategy chosen that will sustain and grow the;company for many years to come and to keep competitive in its market place.;?;Long Term Objectives and Strategies;What;are the company?s long term objectives in support of its overall grand;strategy? What generic strategies has it entertained in the past and in;current? Recommend a new grand strategy for long term growth and explain why;you as a consultant have chosen it.;?;Short-term Objectives, Functional Tactics;and Implementation;Discuss;the implementation of the new grand strategy. What are the short term;objectives required to support the new strategy? What functional tactics will;support this implementation?;?;Restructuring, Reengineering, and Refocusing;Discuss;the type of restructuring and or reengineering that must take place to support;the new grand strategy designed and proposed as well as its implementation.;Emphasize the most critical activities that will enable the strategy to;function optimally and effectively. Will the refocus entail business process;outsourcing and/or modular organization? The idea is to transform the company;into an agile, virtual organization.;Include a;short Introduction and Conclusion in this Final Assignment;PowerPoint presentation.;Utilize;current APA citation, format, and style. The presentation content should be;twelve (12) to fourteen (14) slides, if more, feel free to include them.;Be;sure to keep each slide to five bullets or less with ten or less words per;bullet. You can fully describe and APA cite each in the Notes section of;the PowerPoint slide itself. Use formal title and References slides per APA.;When;completed with the Final Assignment, submit your Assignment to the Unit 10;Final Assignment;Dropboxin a;PowerPoint.ppt or.pptx document.;Copyright Kaplan University;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;MT460 Unit 10 Final;Assignment Grading Rubric;Maximum;Criteria;Maximum;Percent;Points;Content;Develop a strategic;plan.;Modify a Fortune;1000 company's;strategic planning;mode to include an;50%;entrepreneurial;mode.;63;Create a new grand;strategy for long;term growth;Create presentation;in PowerPoint;format.;Copyright Kaplan University;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;Analysis and Critical;Thinking;?;Company Background;?;Company Vision and Mission;Statements;?;Leadership and Organizational;Culture;?;Corporate Social;Responsibility;Business Ethics, and Policies Empowering;Action;?;External Analysis;(Opportunities;and Threats) and Global Environment;?;Internal Analysis (Strengths;and Weaknesses), Strategic;30%;Control and;Continuous;38;Improvement;?;Innovation and;Entrepreneurship;? Strategic;Analysis and Choice;? Generic and Grand;Strategies;? Long-Term;Objectives and;Strategies;? Short-Term;Objectives;Functional Tactics;and;Implementation;?;Restructuring;Reengineering;and Refocusing;Copyright Kaplan University;Final Assignment Grading Rubric;Course: MT460 Unit: 10 Points: 125;15%;Writing;Style, Grammar, PPT;19;number of slides;(xx);5%;APA;Format and Citation Style;5;100%;Total;125;Copyright Kaplan University

 

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