Strategic planning involves reciprocity of analysis and action. Over the previous weeks of this course, you have been examining foundational elements of the strategic planning process. As you move for

© 2013 Laureate Education, Inc. Course Project: Developing a Strategic Plan — Overview This course includes a comprehensive course project that spans Weeks 6 –11. This comprehensive project serves as the Portfolio Assignment for this course. The following table provides an overview of the Course Project components and associated due dates. Your Instructor will grade and provide feedback on the drafts you submit to help you refine the development of your project. Course Project Components and Due Dates Section Instructions Provided Draft D ue Finalized Version Due (as part of the comprehensive Course Project) Section 1: Summary of the Issue Week 6 Day 7 of Week 7 Day 5 of Week 11 Section 2: SWOT Analysis Week 7 Day 7 of Week 7 Day 5 of Week 11 Section 3: Balanced Scorecard Week 8 Day 7 of Week 9 Day 5 of Week 11 Section 4: Budgeting and Timeline Tools Week 9 Day 7 of Week 9 Day 5 of Week 11 Section 5: Proposed Core Team of Change Champions Week 10 N/A Day 5 of Week 11 Section 6: Evaluation Plan Week 11 N/A Day 5 of Week 11 Sectio n 7: Executive Summary Week 11 N/A Day 5 of Week 11 Section 8: References Week 11 N/A Day 5 of Week 11