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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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Strategic Management
UoS Code WORK2210
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites 40 credit points worth of units of study
Prohibitions WORK2010
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This is the compulsory unit of study for the Management major.
Lectures 1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1hour tutorial hour per week
Assessment mid-term quiz (30%), tutorial group discussion (10%), tutorial group paper (20%), case study assignment (40%)
Description The aim of this unit is to critically examine the concept of strategy in the management of organisations. It examines different approaches to strategy and strategic management and traces the development of strategic management as an academic discipline. It takes students though the classical strategic management process as it is presented in most textbooks and it also introduces students to a range of current debates in strategic management. This unit can be taken as a stand alone introduction to strategy or as part of a broader program of study in management.