2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Prerequisites||40 credit points worth of units of study|
|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.|