When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.
What will I get if I purchase the Certificate?
When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.
What is the refund policy?
Is financial aid available?
Why is the Brightline™ Initiative offering this online course?
Brightline’s core mission is to promote awareness of the gap between strategy design and delivery, and to encourage discussion of the practical ways to mitigate it. Brightline aims to empower leaders around the world to better guide lead their organizations through change.
Who is this course for?
This course is for CXOs and other senior executives, regardless of industry or geography. Whether your leadership experience comes from a large for-profit, government or not-for-profit organization, the course is meant to help you structure your organization’s strategy challenges within a framework that could help you practically address those challenges. (Brightline's 10 Guiding Principles).
What background and/or knowledge is required for this course?
This course will best serve individuals who are or have been responsible for strategy implementation within a large-scale organization. Having a firm understanding and real-world experience as to how organizations manage people, resources and time in strategic initiatives, will greatly benefit you.
What will I get out of the course?
1. Understand why organizations are being disrupted and the reasons why the strategy-implementation gap exists.
2. Identify external and internal forces that may impact an organization's ability to execute its strategies.
3. Comprehend and conceptualize the Brightline's 10 Guiding Principles.
4. Identify and analyze problems related to your and/or other organizations' ability to execute strategies.
5. Apply the Brightline's 10 Guiding Principles to address strategy implementation challenges.
6. Strengthen core competences to successfully deliver strategic initiatives.
Does this course teach a specific framework?
No. Brightline does not prescribe a specific framework to implement the designed strategy. This course offers a set of guiding principles that overarch the use of any desired methodology or framework.
How long does it take to complete this course?
The course is self-paced but structured to be 5 weeks in length, requiring about 2-3 hours per week.
Is this course free?
Yes! For a limited time, Brightline is sponsoring participation in this course. Please register at https://www.coursera.org/voucher/brightline to receive your voucher.
Will I get a certificate?
Yes! But be sure to follow the link above to activate your voucher. Upon successful completion of the course, your electronic Brightline™ Initiative/Coursera certificate will be added to your Coursera accomplishments page - from there, you can print your certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
What if I accidentally paid for the course?
Don’t worry, Coursera will refund your payment in full. Please refer to the following article (https://learner.coursera.help/hc/articles/209819043) to claim your refund.
Additional questions related to account setup, payments, enrollment or troubleshooting?
Please visit the Learner Help Center (https://learner.coursera.help/hc/en-us) for 24/7 support.
Could I get extra time to complete the course if I need it?
Not a problem – the course is self-paced. We recommend that you complete the course within 5 weeks, but you won’t be penalized for missing deadlines as long as you earn your certificate within 180 days. However, you might not get enough peer reviews on peer-reviewed assignments if you submit them late.
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