Short Program

Making Strategic Decisions

A two-day program to help you understand strategic management, competitive advantage and managerial decision-making.

Through this highly interactive two-day course, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental concepts in strategy, including the determinants of competitive advantage as well as processes for making more rational decisions.
What You Will Learn

You'll learn ideas and techniques you can apply right away, including:

  • Elements of strategy and sources of competitive advantage
  • Costs and benefits of corporate diversification
  • Details of rational decision-making, including the role of data, experimentation and evidence in supporting decisions
  • How biases influence decision-making
  • Ways to make decisions in interdependent situations (applying insights from game theory)
Who Should Attend
  • Project managers
  • Rising supervisors and executives leading organizational change
  • Directors moving up to lead divisions or large-scale organizations
  • Small business owners and entrepreneurs
Continuing Education Credits

1.75 hours of CEUs.

This program has limited seats so please register early. If the program session becomes full, you will be notified if you must be placed on the wait list.

Scheduled Dates
Owen Graduate School of Management

401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN

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Program at a Glance
Length 2 Days
Cost $2,295

Cost includes tuition, instructional materials, continental breakfast and lunch (all days)


Owen Graduate School of Management

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Certificate Series

This Short Program is offered as part of a four-course Certificate Series. Take all four courses within a 36-month period and earn a substantial discount compared to single Short Program prices.

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Brian McCann
David K. Wilson Professor of Management

The winner of multiple teaching awards at Owen, Brian McCann is an authority in the field of strategic management.

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