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GSBS6060

Strategic Management

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Business and Law
School Newcastle Business School
Availability Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (UoN Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (UoN Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

On successful completion of this 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
  • Overview of strategic management
  • Strategic Management Theory
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategy Development
  • Strategic Evaluation
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Current Issues in Strategic Management
Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge 40 units of Master of Business or MBA core courses
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Case Study
Lecture
Seminar
Assessment Items
  • Examination: Formal -
  • Other: (please specify) - Case Analysis
  • Other: (please specify) - Presentation
  • Reports - Reports/Essay
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for GSBS6060

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