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Strategic management 850


 
Module code GIJ 850
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science
Module content

This module focuses on a broad range of strategic management concepts. The application of strategic management in business has been informed by a shift from a relatively stable to a more rapidly changing and competitive environment that is dynamic and informed by new technologies. It is an environment that demands an ability to anticipate change and the capabilities to operate in new geographic markets. Businesses need to be able to deal with uncertainty as well as analyse their internal and external operating environments. They need to effectively orchestrate resources and core capabilities to achieve competitive advantage. With a focus on an emerging market context, this module considers how strategic management scholarship can be enhanced by a greater appreciation of different organisational contexts. At the end of this module, students will have an understanding and working knowledge of strategic management concepts and their application, with a view to developing their own scholarship in the field.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 28 contact hours per 3 week cycle
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Gordon Institute of Business Science
Period of presentation Semester 2

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