Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course, the participant should have

  1. strengthened their proficiency in established and contemporary theories in strategic management,
  2. a deeper understanding of advanced concepts in strategic management,
  3. improved analytical strategy skills, and
  4. a deepened understanding of different empirical phenomena in strategic management.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 07.09.2020 - 15.10.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Anna Lukkarinen, Jukka Luoma

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anna Lukkarinen, Jukka Luoma

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course introduces students to advanced concepts in strategic management and fosters their skills in strategic thinking, analysis, and decision making. The course focuses on technological and institutional changes that blur industry boundaries, give rise to new methods of competition, render existing business models obsolete, and change the competitive dynamics between firms. The concepts and frameworks discussed in the course help students understand, anticipate and manage such changes. Learning methods include in-class discussions, articles, written case assignments, and presentations.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Written individual assignments, groupwork, and class activity.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact teaching 25 hours, individual assignments 76 hours, group work assignment 10 h, and self-study (articles) 2 hours.


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Replaces the courses TU 91.136 Advanced Strategic Management and TU-91.2004 Advanced Strategic Management. 

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    TU-A1100 Industrial Engineering and Management 1/TU-A1200 Introduction to Industrial Management and Engineering, Swedish, TU-C2010 Introduction to Strategic Management.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    2 Zero Hunger

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    13 Climate Action



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