Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed
Strategy is concerned with the long term direction of an organisation - with making strategic choices about how to best use resources and how to align the firm with the operating environment. Business Strategy enhances students' knowledge of the process of strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation within a business, and the key contextual factors and managerial decisions which influence this process. The unit develops skills in research, academic writing and application to current and future business environments. The unit amalgamates aspects from a range of management areas and prepares students to be able to develop and apply sound business strategy methods in practical settings. While senior managers, entrepreneurs, and strategic consultants are most concerned with an organisation’s strategy, it is important for all professionals to have an understanding of strategy. This will allow them to make better workplace decisions, to win better support for their initiatives, and to improve their chances of gaining appropriate employment.
|Unit name||Business Strategy|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 2||25/5/2020||12/6/2020||9/7/2020||22/8/2020|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- LO1: Acquire and critically analyse strategy theory.
- LO2: Critically analyse complex environments and use informed judgement to identify strategic issues.
- LO3: Apply theory to develop innovative strategic solutions for a business.
- LO4: Communicate complex strategic analysis in written and oral forms.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||089999|
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25 credit points at intermediate (200) level
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hour workshop per week. Please see the unit outline for details.
Online quiz (10%), Essay (20%), Case Study (40%), Final exam (30%).
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