Develop Strategy And Implement Plan
Develop Your Strategy
Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, is known as one of the most intriguing, yet intelligent, corporate leaders of our time. His famous quote, “Control your destiny, or someone else will,” has inspired numerous managers and organizational leaders to examine their own strategies for becoming successful planners and decision makers.
Based on the advice provided by Jack Welch, as well as others within the videos viewed this week, develop five planning strategies you would implement as the project manager of a diverse team selected to deliver a new technology initiative for your current or former organization. Write a summary reflecting on how these strategies may align with the mission and goals of your organization.
Length: 1-2 pages, not including title and reference pages. Include a minimum of two resources.
Implement the Plan
In the video Overview of the Strategic Planning Process, Erica Olsen illustrates the key steps that should be applied in the formal planning process. Imagine you and a peer have recently opened a new consulting firm that offers advice on technology expansions for small- to medium-sized businesses. You have decided to launch a website to help promote your company and the available services offered.
Use the references below and/or other Internet sources to research your topic.
Construct a visual chart (i.e. flowchart) which outlines the activities you would perform during each stage of the formal planning process to create your new website.
Gest, J. (2014). Shaping the future. http://proxy1.ncu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost. com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=97490910&site=ehost-live<http://proxy1.ncu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.%20com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=97490910&site=ehost-live>
Moore, J. (2014). Creating a winning corporate strategy: Jack Welch’s 5 key strategy questions.
Project Management Videos. (2013, February 11). Project planning process: 5 Steps to project management [Video file].https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do8iykQKMfU
Suseno, T. (2010, July 8). Jack Welch’s 3 great advice (Sacred Heart talk) [Video file].
virtualstrategist. (2012). Overview of the strategic planning process [Video file].
virtualstrategist. (2012, April 9). What is strategic planning, really? [Video file].