The ability to develop business strategies and then take those business strategies from plan to action sets true leaders apart from their peers. Forward-looking strategy formulation can make the difference between a profitable business and one that stagnates.

This course provides a concise overview of the best way to build a strategic plan and introduces and walks through a framework for the strategic plan.  The course also introduces the concept of strategic management.  It is designed to combine practice, insights and ideas about strategic planning with a “how to” approach to building an effective and useful strategic plan.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify what a Strategic Plan is used for
  • Recognize the components of strategic planning
  • Discover how to develop a framework for the strategic planning process
Last updated/reviewed: August 26, 2023
8 Reviews (22 ratings)


Member's Profile
The webinar covers in an clear, well planned manner the theoretical basic components, framework, methods and controls of creating an strategic plan. The course addresses these in a structured manner which is easy to follow. Instructor was well prepared and knows the matter.

Member's Profile
Provides good foundation on Strategic Planning. I would have wanted it to get a bit more in-depth. But this is a foundations course, so it served its purpose. Good job!

Anonymous Author
Good, high-level overview of Strategic Management and Strategy Execution Foundation. Would have liked to see more details or examples.

Anonymous Author
This was a great one hour refresher especially beneficial to those just getting started in the strategic planning process.

Anonymous Author
As a tool of Strategic Planning, SWOT Analysis is strong tool for developing and understandg goal.

Member's Profile
Good overview, interesting to separate Corporate strategy from business strategy.

Member's Profile
A little too high level. I would have liked to see more real world examples.

Anonymous Author
Decent summary of strategic planning process.

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.



Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
The Basics
  Considerations in Strategic Planning10:12
  Preparation of Strategic Planning Process8:58
  Development of Strategic Plans 17:53
  Measurement and Reevaluation of Strategic Plans8:48
  Course Conclusion2:53
  Slides: Strategic Management and Strategy Execution BasicsPDF
  Strategic Management and Strategy Execution Basics Glossary/IndexPDF