MBA 5101, Strategic Management and Business Policy 1 Course DescriptionStrategic Management and Business Policy presents an integrative analysis and case studies on the process of developing and managing business strategies. Topics include development of corporate goals and objectives, competitive analysis, business model examination, and organizational systems design for plan implementation. Course Material(s)No physical textbook is required; resources are integrated within the course. Course Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to: 1. Compare and contrast different strategic models.
Compare and contrast the integral functions of corporate governance.
Explain how the evolvement of the Internet affects corporations based on current worldwide trends. 4. Analyze the processes for formulating corporate strategy. 5. Evaluate methods that impact strategy implementation, such as staffing, directing, and organizing. CreditsUpon completion of this course, the students will earn three (3) hours of college credit. Course Structure1. Study Guide:Each unit contains a Study Guide that provides students with the learning outcomes, unit lesson, required reading assignments, and supplemental resources. 2. Learning Outcomes: Each unit contains Learning Outcomes that specify the measurable skills and knowledge students should gain upon completion of the unit. 3. Unit Lesson:Each unit contains a Unit Lesson, which discusses lesson material. 4. Reading Assignments:Each unit contains a video and Reading Assignments from outside resources. 5. Suggested Reading: Suggested Readings are listed in Units I, III, VI, and VIII. Students are encouraged to read the resources listed if the opportunity arises, but they will not be tested on their knowledge of the Suggested Readings. 6. Learning Activity (Non-Graded):This non-graded Learning Activity is provided to aid students in their course of study. 7. Discussion Boards: Discussion Boards are part of all CSU term courses. More information and specifications can be found in the Student Resources link listed in the Course Menu bar. 8. Unit Assignments: Students are required to submit for grading Unit Assignments in Units I-VIII. Specific information and instructions regarding these assignments are provided below. Grading rubrics are included with each assignment. Specific information about accessing these rubrics is provided below. 9. Ask the Professor: This communication forum provides you with an opportunity to ask your professor general or course content related questions. 10. Student Break Room:This communication forum allows for casual conversation with your classmates. MBA 5101, Strategic Management and Business Policy Course Syllabus