APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015
STR 1320 Strategy II
Responsible for the course
Department of Strategy and Logistics
According to study plan
Language of instruction
This course builds upon Strategy I and is about strategic development and implementation. The course explores leadership, change processes, and organization as important components of the strategy process.
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
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
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
The first and second year of the Bachelor’s Programme in Business and Economics and Strategy I from the third year, or equivalent.
Johnson, Gerry, Richard Whittington, Kevan Scholes. 2014. Exploring strategy : text & cases. 10th ed. Pearson Education. Chapter 1 (including Commentary section), 8, and 10-15. It is assumed that the students have read the other chapters in the book in STR 1301.
Set of articles and cases (details on Syllabus on Itslearning)
- Strategy development processes
- Strategy in action
- Strategic leadership, culture, power and change
- Strategy and organization
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Learning process and workload
The course is based on 39 hours of lectures and case
Recommended use of hours:
|Participation in lectures incl. caseassignments
|Work on the syllabus and preparations for lectures
|Work on exercises
|Preparation for the examination
|Total recommended use of time
A three hour individual written examination concludes the course.
STR 13201 - Written examination counts 100% towards the total grade in STR 1320 Strategy II, 7,5 credits.
Examination support materials
No support materials allowed.
A re-sit examination is offered in connection with the next scheduled course.