Strategic Management

Course code GSBS6060
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Strategic Management informs students of issues and perspectives in strategic management and corporate policy as well as test knowledge and skills through a range of possible challenges such as debates and case studies participation in a corporate policy game or a management consultancy in addition to an exam.

Availability

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Sydney Bathurst Street

  • Trimester 1 - 2015
  • Trimester 2 - 2015
  • Trimester 3 - 2015

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Trimester 2 - 2015

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Trimester 3 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Critically discuss the concepts and models of strategic management.

2. Think strategically about an organisation, its present business position, its long-term direction, its resource and competitive capabilities, the effectiveness of its strategy, and its opportunities for gaining sustainable competitive advantage.

3. Utilise strategic management tools to conduct strategic analysis of organisations in a variety of industries and competitive situations and understand the challenges and opportunities of the global market environment.

4. Develop and present a critically reflective, well-structured case analysis.

5. Integrate the tasks of management and planning in an organisation within a competitive environment.

Content

The topics in this course include but are not limited to:
 

  1. Overview of strategic management
  2. Strategic Management Theory
  3. Strategic Analysis
  4. Strategic Planning
  5. Strategy Development
  6. Strategic Evaluation
  7. Strategy Implementation
  8. Current Issues in Strategic Management

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Business, Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Aviation Management and associated combined programs.

Assumed Knowledge

40 units of Master of Business or MBA core courses

Assessment Items

Essay: Individual Research Written Paper

Presentation: Group Project Written Report and Group Presentation

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

For full trimester or online equivalent