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    May 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

MBA 8492 - Strategic Management

In this course students integrate knowledge and learning accumulated throughout the MBA Program, focusing on the long-term direction and profitability of the overall firm. Students explore how organizations leverage external and internal environments to create sustained competitive advantage and superior performance. Students hone their critical thinking skills by performing a variety of strategic analyses as they apply to organizations and practice making strategic recommendations as a manager. Students learn how to develop and integrate an organization’s vision, mission, and values, analyze the external environment and develop internal resources and capabilities. In addition, students learn about different types of business strategy and when they may be most valuable to the organization. Furthermore, students gain a better understanding of the formulation and implementation of strategy by learning more about diversified firm strategy, corporate social responsibility, ethics, and sustainability, organizational structure, internal controls and organizational culture.

Credits: 4