Published on November 23, 2015
For more classes visit www.indigohelp.com Nature of Strategic Planning. In a 250-300 word post, answer the following questions: What is strategic planning? How does it differ from other forms of planning? Why is the strategic planning process important to entrepreneurs in starting a new venture? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Strategic and Entrepreneurial Thinking. In a 250-300 word post, respond to the following: Provide a definition of entrepreneurial thinking. What role does entrepreneurial thinking play in strategic planning? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Week One Quiz. Complete the quiz on the assigned readings for the week. Internal Competencies. In planning, one component to explore is how an entrepreneurial organization’s internal competencies help to achieve a strategic advantage in the marketplace. In a 250-300 word response, answer the following: What steps/actions would an entrepreneur take to determine whether the entrepreneurial venture has the appropriate internal competencies to achieve competitive advantage? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. External Feedback. Select a company and in a 250-300 word response, identify what you believe are the company’s “listening posts” (key opportunities) for getting feedback from the external environment. Could the company expand its listening posts? How? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Week Two Quiz. Complete the quiz on the assigned readings for the week.