STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

BUO5SM

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-ordinatorAndrew O'Loughlin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites students must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects BUA5SM

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

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

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

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

Activities:
Online 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
Speaking
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew O'Loughlin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Forum participation (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

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew O'Loughlin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Forum participation (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