Strategic Management

Module code: MN7405

In this module you will examine a number of different theories and approaches to strategic management, explore their origins and consider the prescriptions and shortcomings associated with each of them. Throughout the module you will apply these theories, debates and concepts to a range of real-world examples with the aim of using theory to help understand and explain practice whilst also using the world of practice to question and challenge theory.

Topics covered

  • Planned and emergent strategy
  • Corporate-level strategy
  • International strategy
  • Business-level strategy
  • Business models and platform strategies
  • Strategic leadership
  • Strategy and culture
  • Strategic change
  • Critical perspectives on strategy

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 6 hours of seminars
  • 124 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)