STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

BUA5SM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a wide-ranging introduction to strategic management. The emphasis is on considering a broad range of views surrounding strategic management and synthesising perspectives from the evidence presented. Views considered provide a basis for developing a foundation for informed strategic decision-making. The subject analyses the issue of the strategic process, plans and patterns, competition and control.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5SM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStrategic Management Competitiveness and Globalisation, Concepts and CasesPrescribedHitt, Ireland and Hodkinson9TH EDITION, SOUTH-WESTERN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To apply skills and expertise enabling the constructive participation in strategic development and execution.

Activities:
Assessment tasks constructed to enable candidates to develop SM skills and exptertise
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)

02. To articulate diverse theoretical positions describing strategic management and to write critically about strategic management issues.

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and readings cover theoretical positions around strategic management. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with these theoretical positions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

03. To demonstrate an engagement with body of knowledge and fundamental issues surrounding the practice of strategic management.

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and readings cover key issues around strategic management. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with these issues.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
Four 8.0 hours block mode per day on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to MBA Student Information LMS Page for dates and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
In-class activities (2000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
One group assignment (2000 words per person)3-4 students per group40 01, 02, 03
One individual case study (2000 words)30 01, 02, 03

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to MBA Student Information LMS Page for days and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
In-class activities (2000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
One group assignment (2000 words per person)3-4 students per group40 01, 02, 03
One individual case study (2000 words)30 01, 02, 03

Vietnam, 2018, Week 30-36, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 36
Eight 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2017 dates: 15-23/7/17. Hours per day vary according to the day of the week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
In-class activities (2000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
One group assignment (2000 words per person)3-4 students per group40 01, 02, 03
One individual case study (2000 words)30 01, 02, 03