STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

MGT3SMG

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with a comprehensive understanding of techniques and models applied in organisations to ensure sustainable competitive advantage. This involves application of key theories to decisions and actions taken by an organisation's senior management team to devise a long-term plan with the intention of developing the organisation's core competencies and increasing the organisation's competitiveness. Key topics in this subject include; understanding the dynamics of the internal and external environments, Value Chain Analysis, the 5 Forces Model, corporate level strategy, business level strategy, modes of entry into domestic and international markets, propensity to innovate and level of competition and corporate governance. The focus will be on developing the ability of students to understand, evaluate and effectively apply strategic management knowledge to modern organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesBUS1BIB OR BUS1BUF OR MGT1FOM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Strategic management : competitiveness and globalisation

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDallas Hanson, Michael A Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E Hoskisson

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th asia Pacific Edition

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBN0170227642, 978010227643

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Using a scenario based approach, demonstrate an ability to consider assumptions, classify and explore strategic information, and formulate an integrated and insightful analytical response.
02. Using scenario based approach, demonstrate an ability to reflect critically upon research processes for the discipline.
03. Demonstrate an ability to use mathematics to analyse a scenario, create approaches to that scenario and critically evaluate a solution to that scenario.
04. Apply the conceptual, theoretical and practical knowledge of strategic management to assess competitive organisational scenarios, and position and plan for these organisations to operate effectively on a competitive business landscape

Subject options

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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnjum Chaudhry

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1 x Individual Authentic Learning Case-Study Assignment (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
1 x Individual Research Portfolio (1200 words) Summative.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
1 x Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (1200 words) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
5 fortnightly online tests assessing weekly in class group-work exercises (900 words in total) Formative. Released during semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4