Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture and a 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students cannot gain credit for this new subject if they have previously completed 325-228 Principles of Strategic Management.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Tom Osegowitsch
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces the main elements of corporate and business strategy that enable firms to achieve and maintain competitive advantage in a dynamic business environment. The two key questions are 'what business(es) should the firm be in?' and 'how should it compete?' Beginning with vision and values, the subject examines resources, capabilities and competencies and how firms can best mobilise these to position themselves in competitive rivalry. The key issue of corporate strategy is which businesses to be in and how to manage this collection of businesses. Business strategy involves decisions as to how to compete with rivals in a given industry.|
|Objectives:||Information not available.|
|Assessment:||A 2-hour examination (60%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
To replace 325-228 Principles of Strategic Management
Students cannot gain credit for this new subject if they have previously completed 325-228 Principles of Strategic Management
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