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Strategic Mgmt.

Course Number: 
BUS-496
Minimum Credits: 
3
An advanced examination of the development, implementation, and ongoing analysis of corporate strategy. This course combines the information from multiple business areas (e.g. accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing) to establish cogent strategic directions for organizations. Using a computer simulation, students are exposed to the theoretical constructs of strategic management and learn how to apply those constructs in a controlled competitive environment. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) identify and comprehend complex, business strategy related issues and problems, 2) collect and use evidence to effectively analyze and resolve strategically relevant issues and problems, 3) develop strategic initiatives appropriate for their simulation company, 4) create sophisticated strategic plans, and 5) demonstrate enhanced critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.