MNGT6366 Strategic Management

Course Description

Opportunity for development and implementation of knowledge from multiple disciplines and integration of viewpoints of different functions of an organization. Case evaluation and discussion are stressed.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Graduate standing is required. However, it is recommended that this not be the first course in the MBA degree as it does build on other course knowledge to a large extent. 

All core courses must be completed prior to enrolling in this course. ACCT6301, FINA6320, MNGT6360, MRKT6310.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of each module, students will achieve the following abilities. In module A, the student should be able to:

  • Recall principles and definitions relating to basic strategy concepts as measured by an examination.
  • Describe and explain how to analyze a firm’s competitive advantage while applied and measured in discussions.
  • Use the five forces model to explain ways to achieve above-average returns as evaluated in a relevant case analysis.

In module B the student should be able to:

  • Recall principles and definitions relating to competition, diversification, mergers and acquisition, and international environments as measured by an examination.
  • Describe the concept of competitive advantage and mergers and acquisitions while applied and measured in discussions.
  • Apply the concept of mergers and acquisitions as evaluated in a relevant case analysis.

In module C, the student should be able to:

  • Recall principles and definitions relating to cooperative strategy, corporate governance, structure, controls, and leadership as measured by an examination.
  • Describe the concept of cooperative arrangements and leadership while applied and measured in discussions.
  • Apply the concept of leadership as evaluated in a relevant case analysis.

By the end of this course, students will be able to understand / conceptualize / implement: strategic planning, strategic intent, corporate-level strategy, business-level strategy, corporate divisional strategies, resource allocation.

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