Availabilities:

LocationDomesticInternational
China - TUSTN/ASession 1
Coffs HarbourSession 1Session 1
Gold CoastSession 1Session 1
LismoreSession 1Session 1
MelbourneSession 1Session 1
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,3Session 1,3
OnlineSession 1,3Session 1,3
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 1
PerthSession 1Session 1
SydneySession 1Session 1
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,3Session 1,3

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

1.   The history of strategy and an introduction to basic concepts
2.   Schools of thought and strategy formation
3.   External analysis
4.   Internal analysis
5.   Business level strategy
6.   Corporate level strategy
7.   International business strategy
8.   Corporate governance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility and strategy
9.   Implementing strategy
10. Strategic management in partly industrialised contexts

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

Session 3

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

Teaching and assessment

China - TUST

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Lismore

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Melbourne - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Perth

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Sydney

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%

Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Report40%
Exam: closed book50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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