Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Dr David Fan


Introduction to the recent literature of strategic management. Issues include strategy and the environment; business and corporate level strategy; strategic quality and change; structure and culture; evaluation and control; leadership and change management; ethics; and global strategies. Strategic management models and tools, traditional and computerised, for gathering and interpreting key organisational and environmental data to propose and justify alternative courses of strategic action.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. compares strategic management models with actual experiences
  2. identifies the factors that influence managing strategies
  3. outlines a practical approach to formulate and implement strategies
  4. debates the factors that lead to strategy success and failure.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr David Fan




MGX9761, MBA5005