Strategy and Planning in Information Organisations

LIS702

In this online Strategy and Planning in Information Organisations course you will be introduced to the concepts of strategic thinking and the processes of strategic planning in a diverse range of information organisations.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

The planning process is examined, considering different types of planning including financial planning, workforce planning, physical and virtual space planning, marketing, and risk and disaster management.

These will be explored in relation to library and information service contexts, such as planning for collections, programming and services to meet diverse community needs.

Policy development and revision follows on from this, considering both purpose and content.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Apply the concepts of strategic thinking and the process of strategic planning to the work of library and information organisations.
  • Review and create plans for financial, workforce, service, facilities, and risk management.
  • Develop and evaluate policies in library and information service contexts.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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2025
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  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying