Mgt439 Syllabus Essay

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Course Syllabus
School of Business
MGT/498 Version 2
Strategic Management
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Course Description

This course gives students the opportunity to integrate management concepts and practices to contemporary business strategies, while discussing the theories of strategic management. This course will focus on improving management decision-making and problem-solving skills. Students will create a strategic management plan. Special emphasis is placed on business ethics, sustainability, innovation, and the legal environment of business.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the
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Readings Review Ch. 1–3 of Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy.
Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Participation Participate in class discussion. Week 1
Day 1 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. Week 1
Day 1 2
Nongraded Activities and Preparation
Final Examination Study Guide Download the Final Examination Study Guide, available on the student webpage.
Individual
Strategic Management Process Paper Write a 350- to 500-word paper in which you complete the following:

• Describe the primary components of a strategic management process, and indicate why a strategic management process is needed for a company.

• Research at least one company and describe the strategic management process that the company uses.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Week 1
Day 1 13

Week Two: Competition Strategy Formulation Details Due Points
Objectives 2.1 Measure an organization’s internal and external environments using environmental scanning.
2.2 Determine relevant business competitive strategies.
2.3 Analyze how to create value and sustained competitive advantage through business strategy.
2.4 Choose measurement guidelines to verify strategy effectiveness.
Readings Read Ch. 4–6, & 11 of Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy.
Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Participation Participate in class discussion. Week 2
Day 1 2
Discussion

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