Strategic Management & Leadership

Strategic Management and Leadership [3 Credits]

Rationale:

Good strategy-making and good strategy-execution are the key ingredients of company success and the most reliable signs of good management. This course is designed to help managers gain an understanding of the theory and practice in the field of strategic management and leadership. The goal is to give you a thorough understanding of the analytical techniques and tools necessary to identify and formulate strategies successfully, and what skills you need as a leader to implement them. Specifically, the course will focus on two main areas:

  1. Strategy Management, including: industry and competitive analysis; strategy formulation; and strategy implementation;
  2. Leadership, including: types and styles of leadership; delegation, communication; team building; and conflict resolution.