With a blend of modern theory and practical application, this program readies you for strategic success. In a highly collaborative learning environment, participants will gain practical insights and an introduction to competitive strategies for use in your organization. In small groups, you and other working professionals will discuss and analyze specific competitive issues that you have encountered in your business.

You then will create an action plan to implement in your organization. Guided by our award-winning faculty, you’ll learn how to leverage their latest thinking to identify and assess industry opportunities and capitalize on your organization’s competitive strengths. You’ll then explore how best to apply those strengths to build a solid foundation for profitability and growth.

By the end of this course, you will know how to assess the competition in your industry. Through lecture and case studies, both in the classroom and in smaller work groups, you will examine how other companies have created competitive advantage. You will leave the program with specific tools that you can use to make an immediate strategic impact once you return to your company or organization.


  • Develop strategies for taking your organization to that next stage of growth
  • Learn how to differentiate your business from your competitors
  • Initiate the groundwork for change in your organization
  • Gain valuable tactics for implementing strategies and action plans to sustain your business’ competitive advantage

Date: October 21, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Fee: $478
Discount: 20% discount for PMI-Champlain Valley, VBSR Member, LCRCC or UVM and UVM Medical Center Affiliates
Instructor: Rocki Lee Dewitt
Location: Delta Hotels, So Burlington, VT. Participants should ask for the UVM Corporate room rate. Google Map of Hotel