Competitive Strategy

This course explores the strategic management of the firm. Readings, cases, group projects and discussions are used to present the analytical tools and techniques that support strategy formulation, and the related managerial skills and decision processes that foster strategy implementation in the global business environment. Topics covered include: industry analysis; competitor analysis, value chain management; competitive positioning; building core competencies; leveraging organizational resources; and corporate strategic management, including the role of alliances, mergers, and acquisitions.

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