Subject

Strategic Management (StratMgt)

by Mo Kader
Overall course rating 90%
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3. The course enabled me to achieve my learning objectives.
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4. I had a clear idea of what I was expected to do in this course.
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Learn to proactively take control of your workplace and projects by making more strategic decisions and plans.

Course starts on:

09/01/2017

Course ends on:

07/02/2017

46,190 students have taken this course

158,569 videos have been watched

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What's it about?

Strategic management is one of the most important "hard skills" in business management. In Strategic Management, you'll learn how you can manage businesses and projects proactively with a focus on long-term strategy, rather than reacting to day-to-day hiccups.

Strategic management is one of the most important "hard skills" in business management. In Strategic Management, you'll learn how you can manage businesses and projects proactively with a focus on long-term strategy, rather than reacting to day-to-day hiccups.

In this course, you'll learn about the role of strategic management in running a business, the difference between defensive and aggressive business strategies, taking a strategic position and recommending a strong business strategy. You'll also learn how to incorporate factors like competitor behaviour and market movements into your decision making.

What's involved?

Module 1Context and Principles of Strategic Management
10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment9 Jan - 15 Jan
Module 2External Strategic Management Principles
8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment16 Jan - 22 Jan
Module 3Competitive Strategies
9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment23 Jan - 29 Jan
Module 4Management Errors
9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment30 Jan - 5 Feb

What will I learn?

  • The principles of strategic management, including:
    • How organisations use strategic management
    • Strategic management theories and processes
    • How to apply Porters Five Forces Model and use it for business analysis
    • Potential strategic positions for organisations
  • Scanning, monitoring and analysing industries and markets for signs of strategic shift
  • Competitive strategic management strategies, including:
    • The bargaining power of buyers and suppliers
    • Competitor analysis
  • Management errors, including:
    • Management biases, commitment errors, and reasoning errors
    • How to improve strategic decision making

This course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments.The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 39 minutes.

If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.

Where to from here?

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Where could this lead me?

If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.

  • Administrator
  • Organisational manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Finance manager
  • Chief executive
  • Corporate service manager
  • Development manager
  • Senior manager
  • Executive assistant
  • Office administration assistant
  • Office administrator

Who's the instructor?

  • Mo Kader

    Mo is a business and commerce professional with over 15 years experience in medium and large businesses in Australia and globally. He has worked in private enterprise and in research, development and higher education and has established several businesses since 1998.

    Mo is a business and commerce professional with over 15 years experience in medium and large businesses in Australia and globally. He has worked in private enterprise and in research, development and higher education and has established several businesses since 1998.

    Mo is a member of the Board of Directors of eight Australian firms and is a Fellow or Senior Associate of several professional bodies in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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