The following grading criteria apply:
- Individual in-class participation: 5%
- Mini-quizzes: 5%
- Group assignments: 40%
- Final exam: 50%
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Building on the content of the course Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership 1 (SM&SL 1) the Strategic Management track of the Strategic Managenent and Strategic Leadership 2 (SM&SL 2) course briefly introduces the advanced tools for strategic management as well as organizational leadership. The focus of the course lies on strategy formulation and leadership psychology. Regarding the strategic management part of the course the key areas are business strategy as well as corporate strategy. The course further explores the tools and concepts of diversification, vertical integration, acquisitions, alliances and global strategy. Eventually, the important area of strategy implementation is discussed. Regarding the leadership part the course focuses on leading for change and innovation as well as on strategic leadership in organizations.
Before starting the course students will be expected to have the basic knowledge from all chapters covered in the course SM&SL 1. Students who did not take the SM&SL 1 courses (and who applied directly to SM&SL 2), are asked to familiarise themselves with the content of the SM&SL 1 course prior to the start of the Advanced Strategic Management course.
Students who have passed this course successfully are able to:
Apart from these skills, students further develop their social skill-set through demanding group assignments. By the end of the course, students are able to systematically solve in-depth case studies and provide solutions to strategic problems and assess their impact on firm performance.
All students must attend the first session (kick off session)!
Attendance in all five online block-sessions is required! Please inform the instructor about any absence prior to the session. You are only allowed to miss one half of a session. If you miss more than one half of a session, you will be deregistered from the course. The same applies for unexcused absence. The last two hour session in the schedule constitutes the final exam.
This course is an online course. As this is a highly interactive class, it is important that you are well prepared and present for all sessions!
The course Advanced Strategic Management (Strategic Management track of the Strategic Managmenent and Strategic Leadership 2 (SM&SL 2)) involves different teaching methods including in-class discussions, case studies, reading assignments, group assignments and oral presentations. The content and structure of the course covers the most important aspects of modern international strategic management and is closely tied to the following two books (see below for details):
- "Strategic Management" by Frank T. Rothaermel
- “Leadership in Organizations” by Gary Yukl and William L. Gardner
The following grading criteria apply:
For participants of the Cross-Functional Management Program, WU incoming exchange students and BEE-students (free elective).
If you have questions concerning enrollment and waiting lists, please contact the CFM-Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. When organizing the waiting list, CFM students with greater academic progress (“Studienfortschritt”) will be prioritized.
Although not mandatory, attendance of Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership is highly recommended prior to attending Advanced Strategic Management. All students must attend the first session!
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Although not mandatory, completion of Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership 1 (SM&SL 1) is highly recommended prior to attending the Strategic Management track of International Strategic Management 2.
If you have any questions concerning course content please feel free to contact me.
Since this course is held in a blocked format, attendance in all sessions is mandatory. You are only allowed to miss half of a session. Please inform the lecturer prior to the session about any absence.
Review: Basics of Strategic Management & Strategy Analysis (Rothaermel Chapter 1-5)
Rothaermel Chapter 6: Business Strategy: Differentiation, Cost Leadership and Intergration
Yukl & Gardner Chapter 5: Leading Change and Innovation
Rothaermel Chapter 8: Corporate Strategy: Vertical Integration and Diversification
Rothaermel Chapter 9: Corporate Strategy: Acquisitions, Alliances, and Networks
Yukl & Gardner Chapter 12: Strategic Leadership in Organizations
Rothaermel Chapter 10: Global Strategy: Competing Around the World
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