|1.||Identify and evaluate the impact of key environmental factors, including economic, social, technological, political and environmental, on the strategic management context;|
|2.||Critically review and apply the major models used in strategic analysis via a range of case studies;|
|3.||Justify the applicability of strategic choices based on consideration of implementation factors and conditions;|
|4.||Evaluate designated strategic management tools in order to recommend appropriate strategic responses to business problems;|
|5.||Articulate the implications of business strategy choices on functional strategies, including marketing, operations and finance management; and|
|6.||Formulate a strategic plan for an organisation.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Case Study||Strategic analysis of case study (Individual)||15%|
|Report||Environmental analysis research report (Individual)||35%|
|Project||Business strategy plan and presentation (Group)||50%|
|Other||Business strategy reflection||10%|
|Report||Business proposal report launch||40%|
|Assignment||Business strategy proposal - growth||50%|
Strategic Management Concepts, A Competitive Advantage Approach, 17th edn,
David, F et al. (2020),
Pearson, Boston, MA
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