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Saylor Academy

BUS501: Strategic Management

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This course on strategic management aims to teach students the fundamentals of strategy, including strategic planning, creating competitive advantage, and corporate strategy. By the end of the course, students will be able to develop effective strategies for organizations. The course covers topics such as 21st-century strategy and includes a final exam for assessment. The intended audience for this course is individuals interested in learning about strategic management and its applications in various business contexts.


  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Strategy
  • Unit 2: Strategic Planning
  • Unit 3: Creating Competitive Advantage
  • Unit 4: Corporate Strategy
  • Unit 5: 21st-Century Strategy
  • Study Guide
  • Course Feedback Survey
  • Final Exam
  • Option 1: Certificate Final Exam
  • Option 2: Saylor MBA Entrance Exam


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