Strategic Management (WORK2210)


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.

Further unit of study information


1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1hour tutorial hour per week


mid-term quiz (30%), tutorial group discussion (10%), tutorial group paper (20%), case study assignment (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

40 credit points worth of units of study



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.