Unit 14 Strategic Planning Research Assignment In an APA short essay format (3-4 pages, plus cover sheet and references), answer the following questions, describe the following components, and defin

Unit 14 Strategic Planning Research Assignment 

In an APA short essay format (3-4 pages, plus cover sheet and references), answer the following questions, describe the following components, and define the following terms related to Strategic Planning:

  1. What is the purpose of a Strategic Plan?
  2. What are organizational goals?
  3. Define the following components as they relate to the Strategic Planning Process:
    1. Inputs
    2. Activities
    3. Outputs
    4. Outcomes
  4. Describe each of the following analysis tools:
    1. SWOT analysis
    2. Porter’s five forces analysis
    3. PEST analysis
    4. Growth-Share matrix
    5. Strategy maps

WRITTEN REPORT – 3-5 pages double spaced text plus Cover Page and References (minimum 3 sources); use the attached APA Template 

Use this file as a guide for APA format: APA Research Paper Template (.docx)