Details for Strategic Management
This unit aims to develop the student’s strategic management capability, focusing on the role of leaders as strategic thinkers and planners.
On a quest to achieve their mission, organisations need to grab opportunities, avoid pitfalls, respond to changes in their environment, and stay on course. Good leaders do not only have a clear vision and set of values to guide them, they are also well aware of their current position - their starting point - of the challenges they are facing and of the competencies they will need to develop to achieve the mission.
Strategy management will teach students how to lead teams and organisations to fulfil their mission.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: MAN311
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Philip Lee
The following courses are prerequisites:
Awards offering Strategic Management
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Applied Social Science
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Ministry
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology
- Bachelor of Ministry
- Bachelor of Theology
- Undergraduate Certificate in Arts
- Undergraduate Certificate in Business Studies
- Associate Degree in Business
- Associate Degree in Ministry
- Diploma of Arts
- Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of external forces and how they can affect an organization’s competitive advantage.
- Developing a framework of analysis to be able to describe and apply the strategic management tools utilized to implement organizational strategic directions.
- Integrate the different contemporary approaches to strategic management and demonstrate strategic fit.
- Identify, describe and distinguish the key theories and concepts of strategic management
- Introduction to Strategy
- Analysing business strategy: Creating value
- Analysing the external environment
- Analysing the organisation’s resources and capabilities
- Measuring strategic organisation performance
- Gap analysis and formulating business-level strategic options
- Strategic decision making
- Implementation - Capabilities, systems and structure
- Implementation - Leadership, people and culture
- Implementation - Change management
This course may be offered in the following formats
One week: 7 hours per day for 5 days = 35 class hours + approx 85 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks.
- Minor Essay (25%)
- Major Essay (50%)
- Exam (25%)