Business and Corporate Strategy
Area of Study
Business, Business Administration, Business Management, International Business
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course provides a detailed analysis of the latest developments in the theory and practice of strategic management. The course covers concepts of strategy; goals, values and performance including shareholder value and balanced scorecard approaches; analysis of the industry environment; analysis of resources and capabilities; organisational structure and management systems; analysis of competitive advantage; technology based industries; vertical integration strategies; competitive behaviour; global strategies and multinational enterprises; diversification strategy; managing the multibusiness corporation. Case studies and a multiple-decision competitive simulation are used to illustrate strategy making in practice by corporations from around the world.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.