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  • Provider edX
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Effort 3-5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 5 weeks long
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Overview

In this business and management course, you will develop a strong understanding of how firms compete by learning about important analytical approaches that underlie business strategy.

This course will show you how a business views itself in its "totality" and in the context of its environment. The course will be taught from the perspective of a manager or chief executive officer (CEO).

This course aims to equip you with a good understanding of:

  • What managing a firm strategically implies?
    • How one analyzes the industry in which a firm competes?
    • How does a firm create competitive advantage?
    • How does a firm sustain its competitive advantage?

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction to Strategic Management Week 2: Analyzing the External Environment Week 3: Analyzing the Internal Environment Week 4: Competitive Positioning Week 5: Managing the Multi-business Firm

Taught by

Rejie George Pallathita and P D Jose

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