course syllabus - Alisher Akhmedjonov

Winter 2016
Alisher Akhmedjonov (
Course Number:
BA 512
Course Prerequisite: BA 511
Course Title:
Advanced Strategic Management
Course Description: The course focuses on the application of conceptual models that clarify the
interactions between external competition, firm positioning, patterns of
technological and market change, and the nature and development of
internal firm capabilities. We will develop a set of tools which are crucial
for the formulation and management of a winning technology strategy.
Course Credit:
4 Quarter Units
Course Length:
10 weeks
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 40
Lab: 0 Practicum/Internship: 0
Total: 40
Learning Objectives: By the successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
1. Describe the new competitive landscape and how it is being shaped by
global and technological changes.
2. Explain how value chain analysis is used to identify and evaluate a
firm’s resources and capabilities.
3. Define strategy and explain business-level strategies.
4. Define corporate-level strategy and discuss its importance to the
diversified firm.
5. Describe how a firm can achieve successful outcomes from a
restructuring strategy.
Required Textbook: Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and
Sustainability, by Thomas L. Wheelen, J. David Hunger, Alan N.
Hoffman, and Charles E. Bamford, ISBN-10: 0133254186, ISBN-13:
9780133254181, Prentice Hall, 2014.
Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantage, Gregory
G. Dess and G. T. Lumpkin, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2003.
Teaching Strategies: lectures, case study assignments, demonstrations, exams.
Evaluation Methods: Quizzes
Mid-Term Exam
Final Exam
Weekly Outline:
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Basic Concepts of Strategic Management
Corporate Governance
Social Responsibility and Ethics in Strategic Management
Environmental Scanning and Industry Analysis
Internal Scanning: Organizational Analysis
Strategy Formulation: Situation Analysis and Business
Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy
Strategy Formulation: Functional Strategy and Strategic
Strategy Implementation: Organizing for Action, Staffing
and Directing
Evaluation and Control