Business and Organisational Strategy (APMG8099)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
30 (0.25 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
This course of study provides students with an enhanced capability to analyse the impacts of the global business environment on the development and implementation of strategy by small and medium business enterprises. It aims to develop the capabilities necessary for those small to medium business organisations to successfully compete in the contemporary business environment.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Business programme or the Postgraduate Diploma in Business programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

1. Introductions Study Skills 1: Online Working, background to 8099 2. The Role of Strategy (Ladder) Mediocrity and Excellence 3. Goals, Values and Visions Content and Meaning 4. Fundamentals The World We Live In - Curiosity and Learning
5. The Playing Field Revisited Five Forces / Competitors 6. How Do We Win? Resources / capabilities / design 7. What Makes the Difference? Competitive advantage 8. The Key Decision - Competitive advantage / Options & Choices / innovation
9. Objectives / Change / differentiation / cost advantage / Business and Personal Strategies 10. Just Do It - Diversification / Risk CSFs / Tasks / Control systems
11. What Can Go Wrong? Risk / Alternatives - partnerships Plans into Action 12. Keeping the Score ?Trends / future of strategy / strategy evaluation / Scenario Planning / BSC
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1297. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5005. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5746

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday16:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (182-2003)
17 Oct 17 - 7 Nov 17 LectureTuesday16:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (182-2003)
Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Business, Postgraduate Diploma in Business.

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