Certificate in Strategic Management

Certificate Program

Flex Learning

Gain the practical skills, ethical tools, and global perspective needed for strategic planning and execution through an intensive five-day experience.

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Certificate in Strategic Management

Please note: All classes will be held in a Flex Learning format for the Fall & Spring terms.

The Certificate in Strategic Management provides you with the practical tools needed to plan and manage strategically in industry, government, and non-profit organizational activities. Participants will be presented with leading-practice models and approaches for strategic planning and execution. These models include environmental scanning, establishing strategic goals and priorities, developing implementation strategies and change initiatives, performance measurement and evaluation, and communicating strategy and performance to diverse categories of stakeholders. The practice of strategic management will be framed within the context of competitive, global, and ethical challenges.

Participants will attend five consecutive days of on-campus classes.

  • Ideal for

    Leaders who formulate and execute business strategies

  • Duration

    1 week

  • Tuition


  • Format

    Flex Learning

  • Schedule


  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • Headshot of Jaime Brown

    I found the Certificate in Strategic Management to be enriching. I gained a better understanding of my work and have been able to apply the teachings at staff retreats and in our programmatic efforts. The instructors were knowledgeable and I left with a well-rounded understanding of how to approach strategic management in various fields. ”

    Jaime Brown Strategic Management
  • Headshot of John Walker

    My week of study at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies was outstanding. The teaching was excellent because it focused on real-world knowledge from large institutions. The skills and diversity of my classmates both challenged and inspired me.”

    John Walker Strategic Management

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the processes of strategic planning in the public, private, and non-profit sectors
  • Use a template to lead the development of a strategic plan, including vision, mission, core values, goals, objectives, and strategies
  • Measure and evaluate the performance of a strategic plan
  • Communicate performance to organizational stakeholders
  • Practice strategic management from a global and ethical perspective