Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction, Case Study Reading Technique and Case Study Analysis
    • Strategy Process and Practice
    • Thinking Strategically About the Firm and the Business Environment
    • Managing Resources and Capabilities
    • Creating Future Direction
    • Business-Level Strategy
    • Corporate-Level Strategy
    • Managing Innovation, M & A, and the Dynamic Scope of the Firm
    • Leading Organisational Change
    • Business Strategy, Performance Measurement
    • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media

On the successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

  1. apply strategic management knowledge to create an effective strategy for a business in an industry setting
  2. use design thinking to develop and prioritise solutions to strategy problems and opportunities for a business
  3. critically engage with and resolve ethical challenges of strategy design
  4. interpret the international business environment to inform strategy design for sustainable, competitive advantage of an organisation.
  • Assignment 1 - Case Study & Presentation (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study Analysis Report (10%)
  • Assignment 3 - Take Home Exam (50%)

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 subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

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

  • RMI-OMBA120

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

In this subject you will gain an international strategic perspective on issues that concern the organisation. The subject integrates concepts from other MBA Executive subjects that cover specific areas of operating a business such as marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management and operations management, and uses these insights to provide you with a framework to design solutions to complex business problems and opportunities. The subject covers the evolution of the field of strategy and the need to balance strategy process, content and context.

Drawing on your professional experience you will explore the importance of business ethics including a well-developed ethics of governance regime to help achieve strategic organisational goals in an international business setting.

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