STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

MGT3SMX

2021

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-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline discussion forums, case studies, zoom sessions and exercises

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB, SBAIO, SAAIO, SDAIO and MGT1FOX or BUS1BFX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT3SMG

Equivalent subjectsMGT3SMG

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Strategic Management Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalisation

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDallas Hanson, Michael Hitt, Duane Ireland, Robert E Hoskisson

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBN978-1285425177

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

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 15 - 26
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 24 - 35
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 24 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 39
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 48
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Authentic Learning Case Study Assignment (1,200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual Research Portfolio (1,500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Individual Quantitative Literacy Research Case (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

5 fortnightly online exercises (equivalent to 1000 words) Each exercise worth 3% and equivalent to 200 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4