Module code: MN3100

This module introduces the theory and practical aspects of managing organisations and particularly the formulations and implications of strategic management decisions. You will be introduced to the role of the manager and how the ideas behind 'strategic thinking' have evolved.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to Strategy
  • Strategy by design and an emergent critique
  • Portfolio approaches to strategy
  • Outside-In approaches to strategy
  • Inside-Out approaches to strategy
  • Assignment Workshop
  • Value innovation approaches to strategy
  • Strategy and space organisation: A spatial understanding of strategy
  • Strategy as discourse and as practice: A critical perspective


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of seminars
  • 122 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)