MAN-40036 - Strategy and Information Management
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






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Description for 2024/25

Strategy is nothing without the data/information/knowledge to formulate and implement it. This module explores this relationship, delivering the theoretical foundations of each discipline in a practical and applied way.
Teaching is delivered through an informal workshop format which encourages active engagement and discussion both between lecturers and students, and between the students themselves.

The aims of this module are to explore the complex and dependent relationship between strategy and information management in organisations. Students will consider different theories and approaches to the development of strategy, exploring the role of information management in both implementing strategy and informing its development; and gain an understanding and ability to apply techniques for critically analysing organisations, formulating strategy and ensuring an organisation's technology and information infrastructure is aligned with delivering it's strategic goals.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically evaluate the crucial relationship between information and strategy, for both formulation and implementation: 1,2
make practical use of the mainstream strategy concepts in simulated business situations, using relevant information: 1,2
formulate strategic decisions that are crucial in particular situations: 2
appraise situations in which different theoretical models have valid application: 2

Study hours

Workshops 30 hours
Workshop preparation 20 hours
Assignment preparation 60 hours
Other private study 40 hours

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