Strategy Management Performance System Certification Program

Successful strategic management and execution helps organizations increase focus on strategy and results, improve organizational performance by measuring what matters, align the work people do on a day-to-day basis with strategy, focus on the drivers of future performance, improve communication of the organization’s Vision and Strategy, and prioritize in tough economic times. This program immerses participants in the industry's most widely respected and universally applied practices in strategic management. The Strategic Management Performance System Certification Program (SMPS) is professional education designed to deliver a "process driven" understanding and provide practical tools to those currently managing or leading strategic planning along with those desiring to develop their skills to take on more responsibilities in strategy management.  
 
The program is endorsed by the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) and aligned with the "Lead -Think-Plan-Act" Body of Knowledge Guide. Participants will gain valuable experience and establish a pathway to ASP Certification. To date, program graduates pursuing ASP's "Strategic Planning Professional" certification have a 100% pass rate. The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) awarded the Strategic Management Performance System Certification Program as an “exemplary, outstanding results-oriented program”. The SMPS program content experts and instruction team bring 30 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering university sponsored certificate programs. Participants will obtain the tools necessary to be successful in the practice of strategic management while learning to lead a planning and management process from proven experts. 
 
Topics covered by the course include: 
  • Strategic Thinking 
  • Environmental Assessments 
  • Strategy Formulation 
  • Strategic and Operating Planning 
  • Strategy Implementation, Evaluation and Control Management 
For more about the program, please visit the Strategy Management Group website. 
 
Tuition: 
This course is offered in 3 modalities:
Independent learning, on demand (certificate program): $1,695 
Instructor led, virtual for 10 weeks (certification program): $2,695 
5 Day Certification Boot Camp $4,925 
 
For more information, contact: 
Doug Maris
(217) 737-3731
 

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Lisa Price

“I'm thoroughly enjoying this course.  It's definitely the best strategic planning course I've taken over the years.  Wish I'd known about it several years ago!”

Executive Director
Office of Strategy, Planning and Performance
Prince George’s County School System

Linnea Musselman

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Booz Allen Hamilton

Dr. James Stewart

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University of Maryland University College