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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5424

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
159961

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1 & 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4 & 6)

Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of:

  • Strategic thinking, strategic management and their impact on business processes and leadership
  • Principles and methods of evidence based management decision making.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic management models and concepts
  • Strategic analysis
  • Competitive advantage
  • Putting strategy into action
  • Strategy in diversified firms, the government sector, and not-for-profits
  • Strategic entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Management evidence, including quantitative and qualitative methods and data
  • Business Intelligence

Textbook(s)

Rothaemel, FT 2017, Strategic management (customized eBook), 3rd edn, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion) 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours equiv. 30 hours equiv. x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Review 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 3000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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