Here are some of the highlights for this course.

  • No application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this short, 8-hr micro-credential, learners will reflect on their own organization's strategic mandate to participate in experiential exercises, such as developing a SWOT analysis, strategic pillars, and goals and objectives.

Review the course curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate your organization's current strategic plan to determine if there are areas of concern that need improvement or change.

  • Create a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis to gather your organization's information and data to develop an appropriate strategic plan.

  • Develop strategic pillars that outline common themes identified from completing a SWOT analysis of your organization.

  • Create goals and objectives, and indicators of success for each pillar that has been identified from a SWOT analysis.


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEA) Statement

    3. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    4. Before we begin...

    5. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    6. Learner Resources and Supports

    7. Technology Requirements

    8. Technology Requirements

    9. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    10. Navigation

    11. Learner Introductions

    12. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    13. Technical Discussion Forum

    14. Frequently Asked Questions

    15. Help & Contact Information

    1. Resources and Instructional Materials

    1. Learning Outcomes

    2. Introduction

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Strategic Planning Overview

    3. Discussion Forum: Strategic Planning Reflection

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Strategic Planning Process

    3. Discussion Forum: SWOT Analysis Results

    4. SWOT Analysis Worksheet

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Critical Success Factors

    3. Discussion Forum: Four Pillars Results

    4. Four Pillars

About this course

  • $150.00