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  1. 1. SWOT AnalysisS W O T Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise for SWOT Analysis Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. What is SWOT Analysis? Acronym for Strengths Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportu nities, and Threats. Technique is credited to Albert Humphrey who led a research project at Stanford University in the 1960s and 1970s. Planning tool used to understandOppurtunity SWOT Weakness Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportu nities, & Threats involved in a Analysis project / business. Used as framework for organizing and using data and information gained from situation analysis of internal and external environment. Technique that enables a group / Threats individual to move from everyday problems / traditional strategies to a fresh perspective. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. What is SWOT Analysis? STRENGTHS Characteristics of the business or a team that give it an advantage over others in the industry. Positive tangible and intangible attributes, internal to an organization. Beneficial aspects of the organization or the capabilities of an organization, which includes human competencies, process capabilities, financial resources, products and services, customer goodwill and brand loyalty. Examples - Abundant financial resources, Well-known brand name, Economies of scale, Lower costs [raw materials or processes], Superior management talent, Better marketing skills, Good distribution skills, Committed employees. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. What is SWOT Analysis? WEAKNESSES Characteristics that place the firm at a disadvantage relative to others. Detract the organization from its ability to attain the core goal and influence its growth. Weaknesses are the factors which do not meet the standards we feel they should meet. However, weaknesses are controllable. They must be minimized and eliminated. Examples - Limited financial resources, Weak spending on R & D, Very narrow product line, Limited distribution, Higher costs, Out-of-date products / technology, Weak market image, Poor marketing skills, Limited management skills, Under-trained employees. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. What is SWOT Analysis? OPPORTUNITIES Chances to make greater profits in the environment - External attractive factors that represent the reason for an organization to exist & develop. Arise when an organization can take benefit of conditions in its environment to plan and execute strategies that enable it to become more profitable. Organization should be careful and recognize the opportunities and grasp them whenever they arise. Opportunities may arise from market, competition, industry/government and technology. Examples - Rapid market growth, Rival firms are complacent, Changing customer needs/tastes, New uses for product discovered, Economic boom, Government deregulation, Sales decline for a substitute product . Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. SWOT ANALYSISSWOT Analysis? What is - THREAT THREATS External elements in the environment that could cause trouble for the business - External factors, beyond an organization’s control, which could place the ! organization’s mission or operation at risk. Arise when conditions in external environment jeopardize the reliability and profitability of the organization’s business. Compound the vulnerability when they relate to the weaknesses. Threats are uncontrollable. When a threat comes, the stability and survival can be at stake. Examples - Entry of foreign competitors, Introduction of new substitute products, Product life cycle in decline, Changing customer needs/tastes, Rival firms adopt new strategies, Increased government regulation, Economic downturn. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis SWOT Analysis? Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Aim of SWOT Analysis? To help decision makers share and compare ideas. To bring a clearer common purpose and understanding of factorsS W for success. To organize the important factors linked to success and failure in the business world. To analyze issues that have led to failure in the past. O T To provide linearity to the decision making process allowing complex ideas to be presented systematically. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. ManagementStudyGuide.com - Premium MembershipLearning Made Easier – ”Interactive trainings that make learning a real lifeexperience, so that you learn and never forget” You may have acquired management degree, but you still don’t know how to apply theoretical knowledge you have gained into practice. You might be willing to learn management fundamentals and advanced concepts, but you may not be able to get a right coach for that. You may be an excellent corporate trainer, but you still are looking for par excellence trainings for organizational growth and success. You might be looking for some self development strategies.Our team which consists of Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers and GraphicDesigners have collaborated their ideas and thoughts to prepare effective trainings in form ofpower-point presentations. All these presentations are meant for individual learning and arecustomized to meet the needs of Management Students, Trainers, Faculty Members, WorkingProfessionals and all Learners. Example textBecome a Premium Member and Download All Power-point Presentations. Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text.Visit: http://www.managementstudyguide.com/powerpoint-presentations.htm Copyright © 2008 - 2012 Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Who needs SWOT Analysis? • When the team has not met its targets 2 • Customer service can be better • Launching a new business unit to pursue a new business • New team leader is appointed Business Unit Job Holder Company • When supervisor has issues with work output • When revenue, cost & expense • Assigned to a new job targets are not being achieved 1 • New financial year – fresh targets 3 • Market share is declining • Job holder seeks to improve • Industry conditions are unfavorable performance on the job • Launching a new business venture Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Who needs SWOT Analysis?SWOT Analysis is alsorequired for / during... Changing Jobs Product Launch Decision Making Personal Development Planning Competitor Evaluation Product Evaluation Strategic Planning Brainstorming Meetings Workshop Sessions Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. How to conduct SWOT Analysis? 1. Analyse Internal & 2. Perform SWOT Analysis 3. Prepare Action Plans External Environment & Document Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. How to conduct SWOT Analysis?1. Analyse Internal & External Environment Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. How to conduct SWOT Analysis? 1. Analyse Internal & 2. Perform SWOT Analysis 3. Prepare Action Plans External Environment & Document Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. ManagementStudyGuide.com - Premium MembershipLearning Made Easier – ”Interactive trainings that make learning a real lifeexperience, so that you learn and never forget” You may have acquired management degree, but you still don’t know how to apply theoretical knowledge you have gained into practice. You might be willing to learn management fundamentals and advanced concepts, but you may not be able to get a right coach for that. You may be an excellent corporate trainer, but you still are looking for par excellence trainings for organizational growth and success. You might be looking for some self development strategies.Our team which consists of Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers and GraphicDesigners have collaborated their ideas and thoughts to prepare effective trainings in form ofpower-point presentations. All these presentations are meant for individual learning and arecustomized to meet the needs of Management Students, Trainers, Faculty Members, WorkingProfessionals and all Learners. Example text Go ahead and replace it with yourBecome a Premium an example text. and Download All Power-point Presentations. own text. This is MemberVisit: http://www.managementstudyguide.com/powerpoint-presentations.htm Copyright © 2008 - 2012 Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. How to conduct SWOT Analysis? 2. Perform SWOT Analysis & Document Carry your findings forward - Make sure that the SWOT analysis is used in subsequent planning. Revisit your findings at suitable time intervals. Evaluate listed ideas against Objectives - With the lists compiled, sort and group facts and ideas in relation to the objectives. List Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, & threats Create a workshop environment - Encourage an atmosphere conducive to the free flow of information.Select contributors - Allocate research & information gathering tasks -Expert opinion may be Background preparation can be carried out in tworequired for SWOT stages – Exploratory and Detailed. Information on Strengths & Weaknesses should focus on the internal factors & information on Opportunities & Threats should focus on the external factors. Establish the objectives - Purpose of Copyright © 2008 - 2012 conducting a SWOT may be wide / narrow, managementstudyguide.com. All rights general / specific. reserved.
  21. 21. How to conduct SWOT Analysis? 1. Analyse Internal & 2. Perform SWOT Analysis 3. Prepare Action Plans External Environment & Document Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  22. 22. How to conduct SWOT Analysis?3. Prepare Action PlanOnce the SWOT analysis has been completed, mark each point with: Things that MUST be addressed immediately Things that can be handled now Things that should be researched further Things that should be planned for the future Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  24. 24. Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Benefits of SWOT Analysis Benefits of SWOT Analysis Knowing the Competion Forecasting Reviews a companys Provides a variety of informationcompetitors & benchmarks critical to forecasted variables. against them to configure Threats, for e.g., can impact astrategies that will put the Decision Making Tool businesss forecast. By company in a competitive understanding the companys Provides well-rounded advantage. advantages & disadvantages, information that prompt forecasts will be more accurate. well-informed decisions. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT AnalysisBenefits of SWOT AnalysisBesides the broad benefits, here are few more benefits of conducting SWOT Analysis: Helps in setting of objectives for strategic planning Provides a framework for identifying & analyzing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats Provides an impetus to analyze a situation & develop suitable strategies and tactics Basis for assessing core capabilities & competencies Evidence for, and cultural key to, change Provides a stimulus to participation in a group experience Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  26. 26. Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT AnalysisPitfalls of SWOT Analysis Can be very subjective. Two people rarely come up with the same final version of a SWOT. Use it as a guide and not as a prescription. May cause organizations to view circumstances as very simple due to which certain key strategic contact may be overlooked. Categorizing aspects as strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats might be very subjective as there is great degree of uncertainty in market. To be effective, SWOT needs to be conducted regularly. The pace of change makes it difficult to anticipate developments. The data used in the analysis may be based on assumptions that subsequently prove to be unfounded [good and bad]. It lacks detailed structure, so key elements may get missed. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  27. 27. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  28. 28. Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Brainstorming Prioritization Output from Brainstorming exercise is PrioritizedBegin brainstorming by asking the At the end of the Brainstorming exercise:following questions: • Reduce the list of strengths & weaknesses to no• What opportunities exist in our more than five distinctive competencies and external environment? debilitating weaknesses• What threats to the institution exist in • Strengths that are distinctive competencies our external environment? • Weaknesses that are debilitating• What are the strengths of our • Reduce threats and opportunities to the five most institution? critically important of each.• What are the weaknesses of our institution? Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  29. 29. SWOT Analysis Learning Objectives What is SWOT Analysis? Aim of SWOT Analysis Who needs SWOT Analysis? How to conduct SWOT Analysis? Benefits & Pitfalls of SWOT Analysis Brainstorming & Prioritization in SWOT Analysis Tips & Exercise Example text Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Copyright © 2008 - 2012Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  30. 30. Tips & Exercise TIPSDo’s Don’ts Be analytical and specific. х Try to disguise weaknesses. Record all thoughts and ideas. х Merely list errors and mistakes. Be selective in the final evaluation. х Lose sight of external influences and trends. Choose the right people for the exercise. х Allow the SWOT to become a blame-laying Choose a suitable SWOT leader or facilitator. exercise. Think out of the box х Ignore the outcomes at later stages of the Be open to change planning process. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  31. 31. ManagementStudyGuide.com - Premium Membership Learning Made Easier – ”Interactive trainings that make learning a real life experience, so that you learn and never forget” You may have acquired management degree, but you still don’t know how to apply theoretical knowledge you have gained into practice. You might be willing to learn management fundamentals and advanced concepts, but you may not be able to get a right coach for that. You may be an excellent corporate trainer, but you still are looking for par excellence trainings for organizational growth and success. You might be looking for some self development strategies.Our team which consists of Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers and GraphicDesigners have collaborated their ideas and thoughts to prepare effective trainings in form ofpower-point presentations. All these presentations are meant for individual learning and arecustomized to meet the needs of Management Students, Trainers, Faculty Members, WorkingProfessionals and all Learners. Example textBecome a Premiumreplace it withtext.and Download All Power-point Presentations. Go ahead and own text. This is Member an example yourVisit: http://www.managementstudyguide.com/powerpoint-presentations.htm Copyright © 2008 - 2012 Your own footer Your Logo managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  32. 32. Tips & ExerciseTIPS Introduce the SWOT method and its purpose in your Be willing to When conducting organization to gain breakaway from a SWOT acceptance. traditional methods. analysis, designate a leader or group facilitator. Discuss and record the results. Prepare a written While doing a summary of the SWOT SWOT analysis for analysis to give to your job, invite participants. someone to brainstorm with you. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  33. 33. Tips & ExerciseEXERCISEAssume that a car manufacturing company has recentlylaunched its products. Perform a SWOT analysis for thesame. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  34. 34. Tips & ExerciseEXERCISE Helpful STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES • No Competition in the EV • High Price Segment. • Low aesthetic appeal • Environment friendly • Small driving range [up to • Economic to Drive [Rs. 0.4 80 KM] per km] * • Competition from gasoline • Government subsidies [8% vehicles excise duty] * OPPORTUNITIES THREATS • Huge untapped EV market • Government incentives External • Growing demand of green to gasoline vehicles technologies • Entry of competitors • Rising fuel costs • Stringent safety • Growing road congestion requirements anticipated in urban cities • Availability of hybrid vehicles Copyright © 2008 - 2012 * managementstudyguide.com. All rights Hypothetical figures reserved. Harmful
  35. 35. Tips & ExerciseEXAMPLE Mc Donald’s SWOT Analysis Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  36. 36. Tips & ExerciseMc Donald’sSWOT Analysis INTERNAL STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES• Ranks very high on the Fortune Magazines most • Failing pizza test market thus limiting theadmired list ability to compete with pizza providers.• Community oriented • High training costs due to high turnover.• Global operations all over the world • Minimal concentration on organic foods.• Cultural diversity in the foods • Not much variation in seasonal products .• Excellent location • Quality concerns due to franchised operations.• Assembly line operations. • Focus on burgers / fried foods not on healthier• Use of top quality products options for their customers. OPPORTUNITIES THREATS• Opening more joint ventures. • Marketing strategies that entice people from• Being more responsive to healthier options. small children to adults.• Advertising wifi services in the branches. • Lawsuits for offering unhealthy foods.• Expanding on the advertising on being • Contamination risks that include the threat of more socially responsible e-coli containments.• Expansions of business into newly developed • The vast amount of fast food restaurants that parts of the world. are open as competition.• Open products up to • Focus on healthier dieting by consumers. allergen free options • Down turn in economy affecting the ability to eat such as peanut free. that much. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 EXTERNAL managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
  37. 37. Tips & ExercisePoints to Ponder• Keep your SWOT short and simple, but remember to include important details. For example, if you think your communication skills is your strength, include specific details, such as verbal / written communication.• When you finish your SWOT analysis, prioritize the results by listing them in order of the most significant factors that affect you / your business to the least.• Get multiple perspectives on you / your business for your SWOT analysis. Ask for input from your employees, colleagues, friends, suppliers, customers and partners.• Apply your SWOT analysis to a specific issue, such as a goal you would like to achieve or a problem you need to solve. You can then conduct separate SWOT analyses on individual issues and combine them. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 managementstudyguide.com. All rights reserved.
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