SWOT Analysis

Management 303 SWOT Analysis

MANDATORY OUTLINE

 

This outline is provided to help you organize your SWOT Analysis paper. Do NOT turn in an outline for your SWOT assignment. You must submit a written SWOT Analysis PAPER, properly formatted, cited and grammatically correct with a minimum of 1000 words. You need to write a minimum of one paragraph for each sub-section of the outline.

 

I. Organization History, including a Mission Statement if possible (15 points)

 

II. Organizational Strengths and Weaknesses (45 points)

A.  First Organizational Strength

1. Reason it is considered a strength

2. Explain why this strength is a distinctive competence

B.  Second Organizational Strength

1.  Reason it is considered a strength

2. . Explain why this strength is a distinctive competence

         C.  First Organizational Weakness.

1.  Reason it is considered a weakness.

2.  Discuss how the organization can minimize this weakness.

D.  Second Organizational Weakness

1.  Reason it is considered a weakness

2.  Discuss how the organization can minimize this weakness.

 

III.  Opportunities / Threats (55 points)

A. First Opportunity

1.  Explanation of the Dimension within the General Environment and specific Force coming from that dimension that is creating the opportunity

2.  Explanation of why it’s an opportunity and how it affects the organization

B.  Second Opportunity

1.  Explanation of the Dimension within the General Environment and specific Force coming from that dimension that is creating the opportunity

2.  Explanation of why it’s an opportunity and how it affects the organization

C.  First Threat

1. Explanation of the Dimension within the General Environment and specific Force coming from that dimension that is creating the threat

2.  Explanation of why it’s a threat and how it affects the organization

D.  Second Threat

1. Explanation of the Dimension within the General Environment and specific Force coming from that dimension that is creating the threat

2.  Explanation of why it’s a threat and how it affects the organization  

 

IV.Summary (15 points)

. Discussion as to how the organization can capitalize on the opportunities that are occurring from the dimensions from within the general environment

. Discussion as to how the organization can neutralize the threats that are occurring from the dimensions from within the general environment.

• References list and APA parenthetical citations (5 points)

• Spelling/grammar/organization (5 points)