Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.


This course provides students with the basic understanding of the processes and practices through which strategy is implemented in organizations. Students learn the basic principles for facilitating strategic implementation through leadership, communications, and organizational design. The course familiarizes students with typical strategy processes and the variety of organizational roles involved in strategy implementation. The course also address the barriers and obstacles that may hinder strategic implementation, including power, politics and resistance to change.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.10.2022 - 01.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Nina Granqvist

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course familiarizes students with the practice and implementation of strategy in multinational corporations, smaller entrepreneurial firms and other types of contemporary organizations. Students will gain a realistic perspective to practices and routines related to strategy through case studies, guest lectures, and individual and group assignments.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Assignments and in-class activity

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching

    Independent work


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Autumn II

    Enrollment :

    Students are admitted to the courses in the following priority order: 1) Strategic Management in a Changing World / Global Management students, 2) People Management and Organizational Development / Management and International Business / CEMS students, 3) BIZ exchange students, 4) other students.