Strategic Management for Sustainability
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Established in 1991 after amalgamating four eastern Australian Catholic tertiary institutes, Australian Catholic University now has seven campuses, from Brisbane to Melbourne and welcomes students of all beliefs. Specialising in arts, business, education, health sciences, law, theology and philosophy, ACU encourages its students to think critically and ethically and bring change to their communities and offer this online through Open Universities Australia.
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On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Design and implement strategies, and build decision-making abilities to generate creative and ethical decisions to achieve the common good
- Analyse strategic business environments and critically develop the process of formulation, implementation, evaluation and communication of sustainable strategies in national and global settings to responsibly solve managerial problems
- Distinguish and critique different means by which organisations achieve competitive advantage for sustainability
- Critically evaluate complex issues related to strategic management processes and communicate this to various stakeholders to achieve competitive advantage for sustainability (GA5, GA9)
- Reflect, synthesise and evaluate domestic and international organisational strategies in a variety of industries and circumstances
- Introducing strategy and strategic thinking
- Strategic management process
- Business environmental analyses
- Business competitive advantage for sustainability
- Ethical issues in strategic management for the common good
- Business, corporate and global strategies
- Corporate governance for sustainability
- Implementation, change and organisational sustainability
- Global issues in strategic management
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
Knowledge about strategic management is essential in successfully determining the direction of an organisation’s future in a dynamic environment. This subject provides the conceptual frameworks and skills required by management for effective strategies for sustainable competitive advantages. Strategic management includes the formulation and implementation, as well as the process of control and review of strategic direction of an organisation. The aim of the subject is to provide a strong understanding of required strategic management knowledge for managerial application to improve an organisation performances. Subsequently, the subject uses this approach throughout, focusing content toward a distinctly real-world, global orientation for businesses to achieve common good.
Assessment is an integral part of the learning process. Assessment tasks in MGMT605 are aimed at developing and measuring student’s achievement of both the learning outcomes and graduate attributes noted above. In this unit to achieve the learning outcomes three (3) main pieces of summative assessment are used.
- Strategy report (30%)
- Report (30%)
- Reflective journal (40%)