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MGT 120 | Transitioning from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader

Being strategic involves setting the path for the organization. Moving away from operations and into a strategic role requires spending less time on day-to-day issues and more time looking ahead. Participants in this course will learn how to use strategy to build alignment in the organization and identify their own strategic goals.


At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Formulate strategic vantage points inside the organization to move the mission and vision of the organization forward
  • Distinguish between tactical and strategic ways of thinking
  • Communicate goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time sensitive
  • Incorporate coaching into daily contact with employees


Building Alignment

  • Working both up and across your organizational chart
  • Communicating with upper management
  • Communicating with your peers

Coaching Employees

  • A leader’s role as coach
  • Moving from “command and control” to “development and empowerment”

Setting Career Goals & Mapping Career Paths

  • Identifying goals
  • Evaluating progress

Program Stats


  • October 13, 2017
  • February 15, 2018


9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Georgia Center for Nonprofits
100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Registration Details


Member: $150
Nonmember: $175

October 13, 2017


February 15, 2018