This course is a graduate level business course that examines the reasons that allow a firm to outperform its competitors and sustain its superior performance over the long run. The main objective of this course is to equip the students with the fundamental strategic concepts and analytical frameworks to analyse business situations rigorously and to make sound recommendations for the company. Designed as a graduate level course, strategic management builds upon the concepts and knowledge in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and operations management to develop students’ ability to assess the strategic issues of a company both critically and comprehensively.
The course is conducted through lectures and case studies. The lectures explore the various concepts and framework used to understand strategy. The case studies examine the complex problems a firm will face in today’s rapidly changing environments.