Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Linda McGuire


This unit considers the practical applications of strategic management concepts and theories. Students are required to apply critical thinking and research skills to strategic problem solving in contemporary Australian cases. The emphasis is on analysis and judgement to identify strategic issues, evaluate options and recommend action.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the practical implications of different perspectives on strategic management
  2. select and apply a framework and techniques to analyse particular cases
  3. research and select information to analyse particular cases
  4. identify and evaluate strategic issues and recommend actions in particular cases
  5. integrate and effectively communicate analysis in presentations and reports.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week