STR 1320 Strategy II

STR 1320 Strategy II

Course code: 
STR 1320
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Course coordinator: 
Øystein D. Fjeldstad
Product category: 
Bachelor of Business and Economics - Programme Courses
2018 Spring
Active status: 
Teaching language: 
Course type: 
One semester

This course builds upon Strategy I and Organizational Theory and HRM, and is about strategic development and implementation. The course explores leadership, change processes, and organization as important components of the strategy process.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

During the course students shall:

  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of strategy development and implementation
  • Develop an understanding of a variety of levels of analysis in considering strategic problem-solving and the ability to analyze problems using case material and examples from different organizations
Learning outcomes - Skills

After the course students shall:

  • Have an understanding of “process” and “action” perspectives in strategy
  • Be able to evaluate different processes for strategy development and implementation and be able to consider strategic problems at various levels
Learning Outcome - Reflection

Students should be able to appreciate and critically reflect upon and understand strategic problems and processes, including political, power, cultural and historical dimensions of strategy.

Course content
  • Strategy development processes
  • Strategy in action
  • Strategic leadership, culture, power and change
  • Strategy and organization
Learning process and requirements to students

The course is based on 45 hours of lectures and cases

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Required prerequisite knowledge

The first and second year of the Bachelor’s Programme in Business and Economics and Strategy I from the third year, or equivalent.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationSupport materialsGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Form of assessment:
Structured test
Exam code:
Grading scale:
Grading rules:
Internal examiner
Examination every semester
100Yes3 Hour(s)
  • No support materials
Individual From the spring semester 2018, the evaluation change from written exam to Multiple Choice exam. Re-sit students will also have to relate to the change.
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Structured test
Grouping (size):Individual
Support materials:
  • No support materials
Duration:3 Hour(s)
Comment:From the spring semester 2018, the evaluation change from written exam to Multiple Choice exam. Re-sit students will also have to relate to the change.
Exam code:STR13201
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination every semester
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
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Student workload
Teaching on Campus
45 Hour(s)
Prepare for teaching
102 Hour(s)
Group work / Assignments
20 Hour(s)
Student's own work with learning resources
30 Hour(s)
Preparation for the examination
3 Hour(s)
Sum workload: 

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.