Strategic Management

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Course Description

In this business and management course, you will develop a strong understanding of how firms compete by learning about important analytical approaches that underlie  business strategy.

This course will show you how a business views itself in its "totality" and in the context of its environment. The course will be taught from the perspective of a manager or chief executive officer (CEO). 

This course aims to equip you with a good understanding of:

  • What managing a firm strategically implies?
    • How one analyzes the industry in which a firm competes?
    • How does a firm create competitive advantage?
    • How does a firm sustain its competitive advantage?
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SREENARAYAN REDDY

2/10 starsDropped
3 years, 1 month ago
THE CERTIFICATE IS FROM EDX NOT FROM IIMB. TOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. GIVEN ONE STAR BECOZ THAT IS MANDATE TO GIVE
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Brenda Nassimbwa

6/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 11 months ago
Am sure this course will upgrade my business skills and am ready to go head thanks to edx and my desire to be here will not go all in vain thax thax thax again
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Paul Chimedza

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years ago
Content is richly crafted and the instructors are professionals. Week 1: Introduction to Strategic Management-To survive in the competitive business, its fundamental to grasp the up to date strategies in business management. Week 2: Analyzing the External Environment- To be competitive , scanning and analyzing the external environment is important in coming up with realistic or workable strategies. Week 3: Analyzing the Internal Environment-Internal environment analysis gives you the option of re-strategising in the event of hitting a brick wall. Week 4: Competitive Positioning- This will then put your business in a strategic position hence enable you t be competitive and survive. Week 5: Managing the Multi-business Firm- Relevant to expansion of your business or value chain. Instructors: All Professionals with deep experience on the subject matter. Provider - Took it to mean Edx and the course hours per week are manageable.
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