Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change - 2017

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP3
  • Availability for 2018: SP3
  • Assessment: Case Study - Individual & Group (30-50%) , Group Discussion Board Task - (20-30%) - Learn more

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Domestic continuing 2,663.00
International 3,483.00
International continuing 2,913.00

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This unit aims to investigate the nature and importance of strategic performance measurement and management in an environment subject to volatility and constant change. By focusing on strategic performance measurement concepts and techniques, students will explore and apply a variety of strategic performance measurement tools. The unit also explores specific challenges faced by managers in both measuring and managing strategic performance at an organisational and individual performance level, including challenges associated with resource stewardship and business sustainability.

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the relevance of the resource based view of the firm to strategic performance measurement
  2. Apply advanced knowledge of and critically analyse measurement theories and techniques as they apply to measuring tangible and intangible aspects of organisational strategic performance
  3. Apply advanced  knowledge of performance measures using tools including the  balanced scorecard, sustainability scorecard, strategy maps and triple bottom line methodologies incorporating sustainability agendas
  4. Critically analyse and evaluate opportunities for using strategic performance measurement and management methodologies to support sustainable business practice.
  • Case Study — Individual & Group (30-50%)
  • Group Discussion Board Task — (20-30%)
  • Report — (30-40%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • LMC602 — Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Performance Management, Globalisation and Competitive Strategy
2Measuring Strategic Performance
3Management Theory and the Integration of Strategy, Measurement and Change

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Printable format materials

This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.

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Required textbooks

  • Measurement And Management Of Strategic Change

    By:Walsh & Lok

    ISBN: 9780733974571


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