Comprehensive Environment Scanning
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the following article:
A Comprehensive Environmental Scanning and Strategic Analysis of Iranian Public Hospitals: A Prospective Approach (Links to an external site.)
This discussion forum is designed to guide you as you start your research for the Capstone Project. Review the requirements for your Capstone Project: Business Plan in Week 5.
You are planning to own a health care business such as a clinic, home care business, adult day care center, IT or management consulting firm, a small store selling medical supplies, or other health care related business.
In your initial post,
Describe the mission, vision, nature of your business, services and/or products, stakeholders, and customers of your business.
Assess the competitive environment of your business (e.g., culture/social, legal/regulatory, economic, technological, and/or competitive factors) along with your major competitors.
Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words. Support your plan with at least two scholarly sources published within the last 5 years. Relevant professional experience may also be shared. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA Style 7th edition format. Please see directions for including APA elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).