INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE

BUA5SM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a contemporary approach to strategy formulation and implementation.  The emphasis is on design-thinking and creative ideation for strategy execution in a rapidly changing global environment.  You will explore and apply concepts that offer a basis for developing a framework for leading strategic change.  You will analyse the issues of the industry forces, strategic growth, corporate sustainability and strategy evaluation.

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 subjects BUO5SM

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Strategy PathfinderRecommendedAngwin and CummingsWiley

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review and apply creative recommendations to solve complex strategic issues facing organisations.

Activities:
Workshop activities, readings, guest presenters and assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

02. Use an evidence-based process to analyse a complex strategic management case study and articulate diverse theoretical and practical thinking about strategy formulation and implementation.

Activities:
Workshop activities, readings, guest presenters and assessments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Conceptualise and demonstrate the relationship between stakeholders, control mechanisms and strategic performance.

Activities:
Workshop activities, readings, guest presenters and assessments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2019, 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (1500 words)30 01, 02
Individual Assignment (1500 words)30 01, 02
Case study and presentation (2000 words)Scenario, ideation and pitch40 01, 02, 03

City Campus, 2019, Week 17-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 17 - 21
Three 7.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 17 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (1500 words)30 01, 02
Individual Assignment (1500 words)30 01, 02
Case study and presentation (2000 words)Scenario, ideation and pitch40 01, 02, 03