Business Strategy

MGT80002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Face to Face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
7 Mar 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
30 Dec 22

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

Winter
Hawthorn

Summer

Dates:
19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

Results:
15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

Census:
30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

Dates:
3 Jan 23 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
3 Jan 23

Census:
13 Jan 23

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Jan 23

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

Results:
31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

Census:
4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23


Prerequisites

50 Credit Points from a Postgraduate Course
 
Anti-requisite
BUS80005 Business Strategy
Equivalent
BUS80005 Business Strategy
Replaces
BUS80005 Business Strategy
 

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to guide students with skills and practice of strategic management and critical thinking techniques in
turbulent environments. In addition, the unit develops skills in using strategic and foresight tools and critical evaluation of
strategic alternatives in the context of small to medium enterprises involved in single industry, as well as strategic
business units of large corporations. Its main focus is not only the generation of viable strategic alternatives to gain
competitive advantage but also developing a viable implementation plan.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Critically evaluate the complexity of the business environment.
2. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of strategic planning and foresight to refresh strategic thinking and manage complex problems.
3. Demonstrate critical thinking and apply knowledge to address strategic issues across a range of audiences.
4. Communicate proficiently and in a professional manner, as a member or leader of a diverse team.