Stephan Herting: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018
|Name||Dr. Stephan Herting|
|Telephone||079 356 30 78|
|Department||Management, Technology, and Economics|
|363-0392-00L||Strategic Management |
Number of participants limited to 80.
Registration through myStudies (first come, first served). If you are unable to sign up through myStudies, please contact the course assistant:
|3 credits||2G||S. Herting|
|Abstract||This courses conveys concepts and methods in strategic management, with a focus on competitive strategy. Competitive strategy aims at improving and establishing position of firms within an industry.|
|Objective||The lecture "Strategic Management" is designed to teach relevant competences in strategic planning and -implementation, for both professional work-life and further scientific development. The course provides an overview of the basics of “strategy” and the most prevalent concepts and methods in strategic management. The course is given as a combination of lectures about concepts/methods, and case studies where the students solve strategic issues of the case companies. In two sessions, the students will also be addressing real-time strategic issues of firms that are represented by executives.|
a. Strategy concepts
b. Industry dynamics I: Industry analysis
c. Industry dynamics II: Analysis of technology and innovation
d. The resource-based theory of the firm
e. The knowledge-based theory of the firm
|Prerequisites / Notice||Number of participants limited to 80. Registration through myStudies (first come, first served). You will receive a confirmation email from us once you have successfully registered. We do not use the mystudies-Waiting List, but a seperate internal system.|
For further questions and if you are unable to sign up through myStudies, please contact the course assistant:
Session #0: (October 8) Organizational Issues & Guest lecture I
Session #1: (October 15) Strategy Concepts & How to Solve a Case
Session #2: (October 22) Industry Dynamics I
Session #3: (October 29) Guest Lecture II
Session #4: (November 5) Industry Dynamics II
Session #5: (November 12) Resource-Based Theory
Session #6: (November 26) Knowledge-based Theory
Session #7: (December 3) Guest Lecture III
For participants of the MAS-MTEC program we offer a complentary course Practicing Strategy in which students will apply the concepts of Strategic Management to their real-life contexts and organizations. Please register simultaneously for both courses if you want to take part in this course.
For more information please see:
|363-1028-00L||Entrepreneurial Leadership |
Limited number of participants.
Students apply for this course via the official website (https://www.mtec.ethz.ch/studies/special-programmes/els.html)
Once your application is confirmed, registration in myStudies is possible.
|4 credits||3S||C. P. Siegenthaler, M. Ambühl, P. Baschera, S. Brusoni, S. Herting, T. Netland|
|Abstract||This seminar provides master students at MTEC with the challenging opportunity of a real case on strategy, innovation and leadership in close collaboration with the top management of leading Swiss technology company.|
|Objective||In your team, you will work on a specific assignment that flows from the current strategic agenda of the board. While gaining substantial insights into the structure, dynamics and challenges of the industry, you immerse into the business model and strategic landscape of the corporate partner. You visit their headquarter, conduct interviews with members of the management team as well as internal and external experts before you discuss your ideas with top executives. To secure impact, it is key that you formulate your recommendations from a deep understanding of the authentic leadership culture of the corporate partner.|
|Content||In this endeavour you are coached and supported by |
- Michael Ambühl, Chair of Negotiation and Conflict Management
- Pius Baschera, former Chair of Entrepreneurship
- Stefano Brusoni, Chair of Technology and Innovation Management
- Stephan Herting, Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation
- Volker Hoffmann, Chair of Sustainability and Technology
- Torbjörn Netland, Chair of Production and Operations Management
- Claude Siegenthaler, Business School Lausanne / The St. Gallen MBA
|Prerequisites / Notice||Please apply for this course via the official website (www.mtec.ethz.ch). Apply no later than August 26. |
The number of participants is limited to 18.
Participants receive a certificate
|365-1059-00L||Practicing Strategy |
Exclusively for MAS MTEC students (third semester).
Number of participants limited to 30.
A prior/parallel enrolment for the lecture “Strategic Management” (363-0392-00) is mandatory.
|1 credit||1S||S. Herting|
|Abstract||This lecture is a special course for MAS students which supplements the Strategic Management course. Participants work on real-life strategy problems in a two-day workshop and apply concepts & methods from the Strategic Management course to develop suitable solutions.|
|Objective||The goal of the course is that participants are able to transfer and use the concepts and methods from the Strategic Management lecture to develop solutions for strategic issues in real-life business contexts.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Successful registration and participation (either parallel enrollment or successful completion in a previous semester) in the course "Strategic Management" is required (see Course Catalogue page for details).|