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Strategy Area

Strategic Management Undergraduate Courses

Core Course:

  • Strategic Management (MGMT 451)
    The course focuses on understanding competitive forces and how organizations strive to build sustainable competitive advantages through business- and corporate-level strategies. It integrates and builds upon previous training in functional areas and presents new analytical tools for developing an understanding of the strategic decisions that determine future directions and effectiveness of the organization.

Elective Courses:

  • Manufacturing Strategy (MGMT 452)
    This course examines the management challenges posed by the growth in worldwide manufacturing capabilities, markets, and competition and by rapid advances in technology and the concomitant decline in product life cycles. The manufacturing function is considered within a broader context encompassing design, engineering, purchasing, marketing, and customer service in an effort to assess the degree to which existing management structures successfully meet the challenges arising from the changing manufacturing environment.

  • Technology Strategy (MGMT )
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  • International Management I (MGMT 459)
    This course focuses on the challenges top managers face in developing strategies and management policies in multinational corporations (MNCs). Major topics usually covered include foreign market entry strategies, motivations and organizational challenges of internationalization, analyzing global industries, managing MNC/host government relations, building competitive advantage in global industries, international alliances and acquisitions, structuring and controlling MNCs, risk management, and the country manager role.

  • Management of New Enterprises (MGMT 484)
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