• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Commerce, Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of analytical tools with which to assess the value and nature of corporate strategies. To achieve these objectives, the course introduces participants to the total view of the organisation, its mission, goals, long term prospects and how it relates and interacts with various actors and forces in its environment, concepts and practices of strategic analysis and strategy formulation, both informal and explicitly planned, analysis of business environment and identification of long term trends and change, aspects of societal concerns, influences and constraints,  competitive positioning with respect to rivals, aspects of implementing strategies, aspects of strategic leadership at top levels of organizations, and decision making under conditions of high uncertainty and ambiguity.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. analyse an organisation’s internal and external strategically relevant environments by applying appropriate theories, models, and/or frameworks, including to scenarios deriving from students' personal work experience;
  2. formulate appropriate strategies to gain a competitive advantage at both business unit and corporate levels;
  3. evaluate alternative strategy options; and
  4. communicate strategies or strategic alternatives both in writing and verbally to facilitate organisational decision-making and problem-solving.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Individual work including reports and tests 70%
  • Group work 30%

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Workload

3 hour seminar per week

Assumed Knowledge

 Students are expected to be familiar with key concepts of management and financial analysis

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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