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Prerequisite(s)

Nil


Corequisite(s)

Nil


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 management research and decision making.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

  • 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 research, including quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Business Intelligence

 


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
Internal, City West
Seminar3 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop4 hours x N/A
External, City West
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)34 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Seminar34 hours equiv. x N/A
External, City West
External34 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
Seminars 15 hours AND online 19 hours equiv.34 hours equiv. x N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
External34 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

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
Internal, City West
Group project1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A
External, City West
Online Discussion1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Group project1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A
External, City West
Online Discussion1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
Group project1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
Group project1500 words25%N/A
Management Research Report1500 words25%N/A
Strategic Report 3000 words50%N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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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