The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

GSBS6060

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

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.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)

Gosford

  • Trimester 3 - 2019

Sydney Elizabeth Street

  • Trimester 1 - 2019
  • Trimester 3 - 2019

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Trimester 1 - 2019
  • Trimester 3 - 2019

Online

  • Trimester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Business, or the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Business Administration combined degree programs (Program codes 11696, 11507, 11695, 11697, 11003, 11235, 11545, 11509, 12267, 12247, 12379, 12399, 12398, 12397, 12400, 12406, 40137. 40145, 40147, 40146, 40148, 40149).


Assumed knowledge

GSBS6060Strategic ManagementStrategic 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.FBUSLFaculty of Business and Law344Newcastle Business School1060005945Trimester 2 - 2019 (Singapore)PSBPSB Singapore20195985Trimester 3 - 2019GOSFORDGosford20195975Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)PSBPSB Singapore20195925Trimester 1 - 2019SYD_BATHSTSydney Elizabeth Street20195925Trimester 1 - 2019NCLE_CITYNewcastle City Precinct20195955Trimester 2 - 2019ONLINEOnline20195985Trimester 3 - 2019NCLE_CITYNewcastle City Precinct20195985Trimester 3 - 2019SYD_BATHSTSydney Elizabeth Street201940 units of Master of Business or MBA core coursesThe topics in this course include but are not limited to:  Overview of strategic management Strategic Management Theory Strategic Analysis Strategic Planning Strategy Development Strategic Evaluation Strategy Implementation Current Issues in Strategic Management NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Critically discuss the concepts and models of strategic management.2Think 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.3Utilise 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.4Develop and present a critically reflective, well-structured case analysis.5Integrate the tasks of management and planning in an organisation within a competitive environment. This course is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Business, or the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Business Administration combined degree programs (Program codes 11696, 11507, 11695, 11697, 11003, 11235, 11545, 11509, 12267, 12247, 12379, 12399, 12398, 12397, 12400, 12406, 40137. 40145, 40147, 40146, 40148, 40149).Essay: Individual Research Written PaperPresentation: Group Project Written Report and Group PresentationFormal Examination: Final Examination Gosford, Newcastle City Precinct, Online, PSB Singapore and Sydney Elizabeth StreetWorkshopFace to Face On Campus3hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0The workshop will be an interactive workshop for the full trimester or online equivalent.


Assessment items

Essay: Individual Research Written Paper

Presentation: Group Project Written Report and Group Presentation

Formal Examination: Final Examination


Contact hours

Gosford, Newcastle City Precinct, Online, PSB Singapore and Sydney Elizabeth Street

Workshop

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

The workshop will be an interactive workshop for the full trimester or online equivalent.