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Unit of Study

Managing Growth
UoS Code EMBA6005
Credit points 12
Offered Intensive January
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge EMBA6000
Additional Information Only students enrolled in the degree FC065 - Executive Master of Business Administration, are permitted to enrol in this unit of study
Lectures 2 week block intensive in January
Assessment Group project presentation (50%), group project executive summary document (15%) and individual reflective report (35%)
Description \"Growing businesses are presented with a complex array of opportunities and challenges for maintaining and driving expansion. Leaders in these enterprises need to be able to assess and exploit these available options and, at the same time, to navigate pitfalls that impede growth. This unit of study offers a curriculum that addresses these opportunities and challenges. The course examines ways to get the most out of the firms strategic resources, explores the various paths to strategic corporate expansion, and present models for making key decisions faced by growth enterprises. Managing Growth emphasises hands?on experiences, including instruction from executives at leading firms, on?site visits, and \"\"live\"\" projects with successful growth firms. The unit will take place at a location consistent with the growth theme, whether in the US or in China ¿ economies with established businesses that face the challenge of continuing to grow. During the two?week unit students will explore the business environment, including the cultural, social and broader environmental context in which it operates.\"