4417 Strategic Management

Course Description

Strategic management focuses on the concept of strategy formulation and implementation by exploring the functions and nature of general management. The course serves as an opportunity to develop skills for strategic thinking and analysis, leadership, communication, teamwork, and cross-functional integration. Students learn about corporate and business planning and the implementation of organizational change through structures, systems and people. The approach adopted includes lectures, case analyses and action learning through group efforts

Learning Objective

  • The overall objectives of this course is :
  • 1. To provide an integrative framework that will allow students to synthesize knowledge from other business courses into a comprehensive understanding of competitive advantage.
  • 2. To provide a basic understanding of the nature and dynamics of the strategy formulation and implementation processes as they occur in complex organizations.
  • 3. To encourage students to think critically and strategically.
  • 4. To develop the ability to identify strategic issues and design appropriate courses of action



Books for this Course

  • The Management of Strategy Concepts, International Edition Paperback –2010 by HITT/IRELAND/HOSKISSON

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite