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Assessing Strategic Management Skills

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Updated March, 2008

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Strategic management skills are essential for the long-term success of your business. Firms that possess human resources with exceptional skills have a long-term focus and are more likely to use their skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

How would you rate your strategic management skills? Strategic management helps you focus on visualizing the future and where you fit in it. Strategic management involves assessing success factors, identifying personal and business strengths and finding business opportunities. Use the questions below to assess your strategic management skills.

Assessing Strategic Management Skills


Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist, agdm@iastate.edu