MGT6514 - Strategic Management and Business Policy

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Management
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Management

Additional Information

This course aims:

To focus on business success from a big picture perspective. Using the language and mindset of business leaders, theory and practice are integrated by applying conceptual models/tools, evidence-based principles and logical thinking to: define, evaluate and achieve business success; analyze organizations and their business environments; design and evaluate corporate and business (competitive) strategies; identify and understand the implications of environmental changes; and effectively manage strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and organizational change in different organizational contexts

After completing this course, students should:

  • be able to apply the key concepts, models, and principles of strategic management to identify, describe and explain real-world business phenomena;
  • understand the multi-faceted roles of general managers, especially in terms of functional integration and their responsibilities to different stakeholders;
  • be able to conduct a systematic, integrated and comprehensive analysis of an organization and its business environment;
  • be able to identify and design alternative strategies, and to assess their suitability in different situations and contexts;
  • understand the major issues and key principles involved in formulating and implementing strategy in different contexts;
  • appreciate the ethical issues that general managers face and be sensitive to the social responsibilities of corporations.