APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014
STR 1301 Strategy I
Responsible for the course
Department of Strategy and Logistics
According to study plan
Language of instruction
This is a one-semester introductory course in strategy.
The students should know the key models, frameworks and theories related to strategy analysis and choice. This course aims to give the students an understanding of strategy at various levels.
From a business perspective the students should be able to conduct a strategic analysis and make sensible strategic decisions based on the analysis being done.
The students should be able to critically reflect on the models, framework and theories.
First and second year of the Bachelor’s Programme in Business and Economics ("siviløkonomstudiet") or equivalent
Johnson, Gerry, Richard Whittington, Kevan Scholes. 2011. Exploring strategy [text & cases]. 9th ed. FT Prentice Hall. Kap 1 - 11
Artikler og cases (spesifisert i Syllabus på itslearning).
- What is strategy?
- Strategic analysis (external and internal)
- Strategy at various levels
- Strategic purpose, culture and governance
- Strategic choices and methods
- International strategies
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Learning process and workload
The course consist 45 hours of lecture, cases and exercises.
Recommended use of hours:
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A 72 hours take home group examination (1 to 3 students per group)
STR 13011 - 72-hours take home examination counts 100% towards the final grade in STR 1301 Strategy I, 7,5 studiepoeng.
Examination support materials
All free and publicly available sources allowed
A re-sit is possible in the next autumn semester.
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