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Unit description

Provides opportunities to apply established strategy frameworks and tools to contemporary organisational contexts to understand the pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage. The unit encourages students to critically engage with the latest thinking about the realities of strategy as a complex social practice characterised by politicised processes. The unit integrates and applies knowledge gained in previous units.

Unit content

Module 1: Strategy formation: History and Strategy Development

Module 2: Internal analysis: Strategic capability and culture

Module 3: External analysis: The macro and industry environment

Module 4: Evaluating levels of strategy and strategic options

Module 5: Implementing strategy

Module 6: Business ethics, corporate governance & corporate social responsibility

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate an understanding of strategic management tools, frameworks and processes
2apply strategic management theories to the analysis of real-world case studies
3critique the strategic management approach of a contemporary organisation

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of strategic management tools, frameworks and processes
  2. apply strategic management theories to the analysis of real-world case studies
  3. critique the strategic management approach of a contemporary organisation

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation40%
Case study60%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation40%
Case study60%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation40%
Case study60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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