Learn & Apply the S.M.A.R.T Model to Business Objectives
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Learn & Apply the S.M.A.R.T Model to Business Objectives

Learning and Applying the SMART Objectives: Specifiable, Measurable, Accessible, Realistic, Time-Bound
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Created by Abdelali Bouzid
Last updated 1/2020
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What you'll learn
  • Students will learn to set up and apply the power of S.M.A.R.T Pobjectives. S.M.A.R.T spells: Specifiable, Measurable, Accessible, Realistic, Time-Bound
Requirements
  • No specific requirements or prerequisites to follow the course
Description

Learn and Apply the S.M.A.R.T Model to your Business Objectives; SMART spelling five acronyms: Specifiable, Measurable, Accessible, Realistic, Time-Bound. The Course will shine light through the Model and its 5 perspectives through concrete examples which enable the learner to put the model into practice and in a real life context. This develops the power of problem solving, decision making and rigor in the business analysis.

Your success will be attributed to assessing your business (or that of your client) from different perspectives and lead you to making decisions quickly, objectively, effectively and efficiently in a logical, structured manner: you will be taught here the SMART Business Analysis tool to do just that!

The SMART which you will learn in this course is a Strategic Tool that is often used by Professionals such as Consultants and Analysts - who are welcome to join the Course to consolidate their skills. However, the step-by-step approach adopted here makes the Course accessible to ALL and easy to use by EACH and everyone.

You need to complete all the lectures to develop the inherent SMART Skills. But, you do not need any prior knowledge of this SMART Analysis model.

Reach over Now, click the button and "Take the Course". You will master this powerful Business Analysis Model, its Framework and its application as aTool which harnesses fundamental skills that will accompany you for life: a first class investment, no doubt!

Who this course is for:
  • Students who will benefit strongly from the course are those who wish to develop an objective approach to Business Analysis, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Course content
Expand 11 lectures 54:41
+ SMART Objectives - What are they?
11 lectures 54:41

This lecture proposes a definition and a perspective of the SMART Goals. What are they? Here we will develop a good understanding of what the SMART goals are.

Preview 02:51

Understand what the SMART Goals 'are for'. When, How and Why they are used to facilitate analysis, help with decision making and overcome ambiguity and subjectivity.

Preview 08:30

Learn and Apply - SMART Objectives -  The first key element of the SMART model: 'Specific' aspect. Specifying the Objective makes it clear, less ambiguous, easy to achieve and more objective.

SMART Objectives - Specific
02:48

Learn and Apply - SMART Objectives - 'Measurable' aspect. "What gets measured gets managed", Deming. Objectives need to be measured to be managed. Based on this concept, this lecture outlines how and why the SMART model drives the 'Measurable' key element.

SMART Objectives - Measurable
04:21

Learn and Apply - SMART Objectives - 'Attainable' aspect. Depending on the focus of the model in hand, the Key Element 'Attainable' may be subsituted with 'Accessible', 'Reachable', 'Assignable' . This lecture outlines how these are used individually or in pairs and why.

SMART Objectives - Attainable
03:17

Learn and Apply - SMART Objectives - 'Realistic' aspect. This lecture introduces the 'Realistic / Relevant' key element of the SMART Model and underlines its importance with regard to the Objective SMART. How and Why this key element supports the analysis are discussed.

SMART Objectives - Realistic
03:27

Learn and Apply - SMART Objectives - 'Time-Bound' aspect. Assigning time to each milestone of the objective aids its structure and facilitates its achievement. A deadline is set for each goal; time is also used as a trigger. What if a deadline is set wrongly: what if it is set too-far? Or too short? What impact is there on the team members in each case?

SMART Objectives - Time-Bound
05:26

The Five Perspectives of the SMART Model, through Examples

SMART Objectives - Examples
12:27

What have you learnt from this Section? And Why?

Conclusion of the Section
04:17

Some powerful insights of the SMART Model through the "Yale Story"

SMART Objectives - The Yale Story
04:17

A small Project to put the SMART Model in a practical context

SMART Objectives - PROJECT
03:00