6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
Strategic management is concerned with creating organisations that create value to all stakeholders in a turbulent world. This unit integrates material from earlier units in the MBA degree, in particular from marketing, accounting, operations, individual and organisational behaviour, information technology and finance within a strategic framework. On completion of the unit students should be able to understand the key influences on the development of an organisation's strategy, analyse those influences, propose appropriate strategic behaviour for an organisation and demonstrate an understanding of how strategic change can occur within an organisation.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- integrate the key influences on strategy, both external and internal
- critically analyse the concepts and tools of strategic management
- recommend a strategy for a firm
- further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities
- develop capabilities to be future generators of sustainable economic, social and environmental value for business.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Students must be enrolled in course 0028 to undertake this unit.