BUSM 7086 Strategic Business Management

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200841

Coordinator Wade Azmy Opens in new window

Description This subject critically examines strategic management processes in various business, industry and economic contexts. Students actively participate in experiential learning focussing on strategic leadership, visioning, situation analysis, objective setting and evaluation. Students apply current strategy models and theories to solving industry-specific problems and scenarios. The teaching methods are application-oriented using a variety of engaging technologies and media which simulate real-world strategic problem-solving.

School Business

Discipline Business Management

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Restrictions

Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate Business or Information and Communications Technology program or be enrolled in program 3748 Master of Information Governance, 3772 Graduate Diploma in Protected Cropping or 3773 Graduate Certificate in Protected Cropping

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Evaluate the impact of the key elements of strategic leadership, ethics and corporate social responsibility in the formation of strategy;
  2. Critically reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to the strategic management process;
  3. Synthesise theoretical knowledge in undertaking strategic analysis;
  4. Create strategies using models and theories of sustainable competitive advantage.

Subject Content

  1. Introduction to theoretical approaches to strategic management processes that contribute to competitive advantage
  2. Strategic thinking and analysis
  3. Strategic formation and The setting of patterns for action
  4. Measures of business performance
  5. The industry context
  6. Business level strategy
  7. Growth strategies in A multi-business context
  8. Introduction to theoretical approaches to strategic management processes that contribute to competitive advantage
  9. Strategic thinking and analysis
  10. Strategic formation and the setting of patterns for action
  11. Measures of business performance
  12. The industry context
  13. Business level strategy
  14. Network level strategy
  15. Growth strategies in a multi-business context

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report 1,500 words 30 N Individual
Case Study 2,000 words and 15 minutes 30 N Individual
Portfolio 3,000 words and 20 minutes presentation 40 N Group

Prescribed Texts

  • De Wit, R 2020 Strategy: An International Perspective, 7th ed., Cengage Learning EMEA, Hampshire UK. ISBN: 978-1-4737-6585-6 (softback)
  • Hitt, M. A., Ireland, R. D., Hoskisson, R. E. (2017). Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization, 12e, 12th Edition. Cengage Learning

Teaching Periods

Vietnam Quarter 1 (2024)

Vietnam

On-site

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Quarter 2 (2024)

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

On-site

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Quarter 4 (2024)

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

On-site

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Sydney City Campus Quarter 4 (2024)

Sydney City

On-site

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