363-0392-00L  Strategic Management

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersS. Herting
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 80.

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
363-0392-00 GStrategic Management
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Please take note of the irregular lecture dates.
2 hrs
Mon15:15-19:00ML H 44 »
17:15-19:00ML F 34 »
S. Herting

Catalogue data

AbstractThis 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.
ObjectiveThe 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.
ContentContents:
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 / NoticeNumber 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.

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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.

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Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersS. Herting
Typeend-of-semester examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionA repetition date will be offered in the first two weeks of the semester immediately consecutive.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe grade is calculated by 40% case presentation (compulsory continuous performance assessment) and 60% semester end exam. The case presentation must be passed on its own.

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GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

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ProgrammeSectionType
Management, Technology and Economics MasterStrategy, Markets and TechnologyW+Information
MAS in Management, Technology, and EconomicsStrategy, Markets and TechnologyW+Information