STR 1320 Strategy II

STR 1320 Strategy II

Course code: 
STR 1320
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Course coordinator: 
Øystein D. Fjeldstad
Course name in Norwegian: 
Strategi II
Product category: 
Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics - Programme Courses
2020 Spring
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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
General Competence

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
Teaching and learning activities

The course is based on 45 hours of lectures and cases

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Additional information

From the spring semester 2021, the examination form will change from Structured test / Multiple choice exam, to a Process evaluation with three assignments and a final exam.

Latest continuation exams like Structures test / Multiple choice exam, exam code STR 13201, will be offered in autumn 2020 and spring 2021.


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
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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
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
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Student workload
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.