WEEK 1

CHOOSE AN ORGANIZATION

A.   SELECT AN ORGANIZATION TO STUDY

B.   PERFORM A SWOTT ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY THE TRENDS AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY.

C.   CREATE A MISSION STATEMENT FOR THE ORGANIZATION

For the Week 1 paper, complete the following tasks:

  • *****Summarize key details about your organization. What does it do? Who are its customers, clients, prospects, or constituents? For convenience in this class, we will call them customers.
  • *****Perform a SWOTT analysis, placing particular emphasis on long-term trends affecting your organization and what your competitors are doing.
  • *****Analyze the organization’s mission statement. Does it address the following core components?
    • –Customers—who do we serve?
    • –Product/service—what do we provide?
    • –Market—who/where are our customers?
    • –Core competencies—how do we provide or deliver our product/service? What gives us a competitive advantage?
    • — Measurability—how do we know when we are successful?
  • *****Defend a new/revised mission statement. It should be a succinct statement of what the organization is, what it does, and who its customers are. Be sure to support why your revisions are an improvement to the current mission statement.

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