Strategic Management (MBA)

ORG-651504 SCANNING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT– 3 credits.

In this course the student will examine broadly the environmental forces that define and constrain the opportunities of businesses in domestic and global environments. Course topics include: trends and patterns of global economic activity; changes in global financial markets and institutions; new ideas underlying analyses of customer and market segmentation; government, politics, ethics and the law. This course is residency based.

MGT-651520 STRATEGIC EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP – 3 credits

This course brings together in a unified, integrating manner the leadership emphasis of the M.B.A. program. The organizing theme of this course is business strategy: its formulation, its implementation, and all the supporting analysis and organizational changes needed to accomplish the mission of the enterprise. Students will learn how to assess the environment for existing and potential opportunities, assess the organization for existing and potential capabilities, and how to design and implement a strategy that matches future strengths to future opportunities in an effective and coherent manner. This course is residency based.