STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

BUO5SM

2016

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-ordinatorBret Slade

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

Learning resources

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 (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (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 (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (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 (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day 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*
3 x online quizzes (10% each)30 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 hours)30 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment: Case-Based Analysis (3000 words)40 01, 02, 03

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day 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*
3 x online quizzes (10% each)30 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 hours)30 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment: Case-Based Analysis (3000 words)40 01, 02, 03