MAN-40244 - Organisational Strategy in a Dynamic World (FTMBA)
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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

Crafting and executing strategy for an organisation or contributing to its process remains a critical role of senior managers, top executives and entrepreneurs in today¿s ever-dynamic, complex and highly competitive global business environment. This module aims to develop knowledge, a critical understanding of strategy and the ability to analyse, appraise and apply strategic thinking in contemporary organisations by:
*Evaluating the business environment, building and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage and making critical decisions on products or services, markets, segments or industries.
*Developing a strategic thinking mindset, with a clear understanding of the dynamics of the environment, factors and forces which determine the
success or otherwise of an organisation or industry.
*Developing the learners¿ decision-making skills from the perspectives of business Leaders and entrepreneurs using a combination of theory and case analysis.
*Application of various strategic models, tool-kits, business modelling and frameworks which can be used in the process of crafting strategic development and executing organisational strategies.

Intended Learning Outcomes

evaluate strategy in their organisation and recommend appropriate strategic responses for greater sustainable competitive advantage: 1
critically analyse and forecast strategic micro and macro environmental issues: 1
analyse how competitive forces evolve and modify the industry environment and identify their impact on financial performance and strategic positioning: 1
evaluate alternative strategic options and select a course of action: 1
evaluate and deal with critical organizational challenges to strategy implementation: 1

Study hours

12 hours of plenary teaching
12 hours of group work / seminar / tutorials
126 hours of independent learning including reading, asynchronous video lectures, specified activities and assessment preparation.

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