Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2019 - 24.12.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After participating in the course, students should (1) know and have critically evaluated the most important concepts, theories and frameworks of strategic management; (2) be able to evaluate and make sense of critical business situations using these concepts, theories and frameworks, and (3) be able to propose and justify decisions and courses of action that are likely to improve or sustain business performance and lead to success, again using these concepts, theories and frameworks.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Strategic management takes a holistic perspective on a company or business and is concerned with its overall health and performance. This course introduces students to the key concepts, theories and frameworks of strategic management and helps them apply them to business-critical situations, i.e., situations that call for understanding the reasons for (high or low) business performance and that may require concrete decisions and courses of action in order to improve or sustain business performance.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Individual and group assignments, exam

 

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 24h, assignments 50h, self-study and exam 60h

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-91.1011 Principles of Strategic Management

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=TU-C2010

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-A1100 Industrial Engineering and Management 1, TU-C1030 Managerial accounting and finance for decision-makers

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