- Understand what is involved in navigating today’s complex and integrated business environment – such as how to respond to industry, market, competitor, and customer factors that influence strategy and organizational design
- Develop practical analytical and communication skills
- Enhance leadership and team-building capabilities
Attendance is mandatory - however, under extenuating circumstances, one class may be missed.
Attendance and Participation (20%)
Students are expected to attend every class – as each class is designed to enrich and extend the material from the course readings. Attendance and participation in classroom discussions is a critical part of this evaluation. Part of every class will be dedicated to group project work and strategic problem solving of real-world issues.
Group Assignments (50%)
Each group is expected to prepare 3 short assignments covering a case study company. The assignments are cumulative in nature - with each building upon the previous one. Students are expected to apply the knowledge learned in each seminar and to be prepared to field questions from the instructor and their peers.
Final Group Project - Case Study (30%)
Each group will submit a 10-page case study on a company they have researched throughout the course.