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 (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)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Learning Outcomes

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.

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
Assumed Knowledge 40 units of Master of Business or MBA core courses
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Group Strategic Case Study Report
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Individual Essay
  • Examination: Formal -
  • Presentations - Group - Group Strategic Case Study Presentation
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Requisite by Enrolment: 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.
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for GSBS60601

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