Unit aim

Provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage the strategy process and to engage in strategic thinking in order to assure the long-term success of an organisation in highly competitive environments. It examines all aspects of the strategy process – strategic analysis, choice and action – and puts it in context. The unit develops skills in analysis, interpretation, communication and evaluation. To accomplish these goals the unit is structured around case analysis of real organisations.

Unit content

1. Introducing Strategy

2. The Environment

3. Strategic Capabilities

4. Strategic Purpose and Culture

5. Business Strategy

6. Corporate Strategy and Diversification

7. International Strategy

8. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

9. Leading and Managing Strategic Change

10. The Politics and Practice of Strategy

11. Organising for Success

12. Revision

 

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 3

  • Johnson, G, Whittington, R, Scholes, K, Angwin, D & Regnér, P, 2014, Exploring Strategy: Text and Cases, 10th edn, Pearson Education Limited, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-292-00254-5 (print); 978-1-292-00688-8 (eText).
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 2 hours (10 weeks)
Lecture online 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%

New Zealand - MIT

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%

Papua New Guinea - Air Niugini

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%

Singapore - MDIS

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%

Sydney

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report40%
Case study30%
Case study30%
Notice

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