Course descriptions are provided for available courses AND their prerequisites. View a list of courses offered during the Summer 2012 term.
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This required three credit class, Strategy II, Strategy in Action is designed to be the second part of the two course sequence (to include SDM/Strategy I) which will comprise your 'capstone' MBA experience. Together, these classes will help you integrate and apply the knowledge gained in earlier courses specialized in the functional areas of business: marketing, operations management, finance, managerial accounting, and human resources, etc, in the context of competitive strategy implementation. In this course, Strategy II: Strategy in Action we will focus on the execution of strategy, allowing you to put into practice the core frameworks and analytical tools acquired in Strategy I, and combine those with other knowledge and skills acquired in your MBA program to better understand and navigate the complexities of the implementation of strategy in organizations, and in dynamic marketplaces. In this course, you will be in the role of managers, making decisions, and implementing your strategy in 'real time.' The course is designed to enhance your abilities to use data effectively, to work successfully in management teams, and to formulate both strategic objectives and appropriate supporting tactics to realize these objectives.
- Course number: GSM-440
- Credits: 3.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture
Pre-requisite for this course
- GSM-411 Econ Analysis for Managers
- GSM-415 Quantitative Analysis
- GSM-420 Financial Reporting & Analysis
- GSM-421 Managerial Accounting
- GSM-425 Marketing Management
- GSM-430 Technology & Operations Mgmt
- GSM-435 Finance
- GSM-455 Leading Individuals and Group
- GSM-460 Communication Strategies
- GSM-465 Leading Organizational Change
- GSM-470 Negotiation & Problem Solving