• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Alexander Eapen
    • Mr Michael Hess
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Autumn Session 2017
    Winter Session 2017
    Second Semester 2017
    See Future Offerings

This is a capstone course in the Master of Business Administration. The objective of this course is to provide an evidence-based understanding of best practice in strategic management, including business policy and corporate strategy. As a research-led course it will explore a range of strategic management theories, and half the assessment will take the form of a research project.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • define, explain and illustrate a range of strategic management theories;
  • analyse an organisation’s internal and external strategically relevant environments by applying appropriate theories, models and heuristics;
  • undertake an applied research project in the field of strategic management;
  • explain how to apply evidence-based best practice strategy analysis and execution;
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of strategic management theories and current empirical research associated with the topics covered in this course; and,
  • communicate effectively in oral and written forms about strategic management theories and their application using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions.

Other Information

If you are commencing MoM or MBA, you should wait until the 2nd year of your program to enrol in MGMT8022 unless you have to complete your program in one year.

Indicative Assessment

See the course outline on the College courses page for the indicative assessment.

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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed MGMT7102


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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3852
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $5130
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
3146 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
Taught in China in Chinese
5791 20 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 30 Apr 2017 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
Taught in China in Chinese
6597 20 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2017 In Person
Taught in China in Chinese
6884 30 Aug 2017 01 Sep 2017 01 Sep 2017 06 Sep 2017 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9655 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person

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