Balanced Scorcard Foundations Series

BSC 109: Aligning Initiatives

Strategic initiatives are what you'll use to bridge the gap between how the organization is performing now and where it needs to be. 

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Course Overview

In this course you will learn the main purpose of initiatives, as well as why you need to find out what the current initiatives are in your organization. IN addition, you will align your initiatives with your strategic objectives in your strategy map by using the initiative map.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between strategic initiatives and non-strategic projects.
  • Explain the purpose of initiatives.
  • Summarize the steps of the managing initiatives process.
  • Use the initiative map to link initiatives to strategic objectives.
  • Cite the factors considered when prioritizing initiatives.
  • Articulate the benefits of initiative management.

   Course Lessons

 Course Introduction
 Characteristics of Strategic Initiatives
 Managing Initiatives
 Step 1: Collect the Initiatives 
 Step 2: Map the Initiatives
 Step 3: Prioritize Initiatives
 Step 4: Rationalize Initiatives
 GTS Initiatives Map Exercises
 Course Review

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