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Mgmt 451 Spring 2011 Syllabus Student - Burr

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KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PURDUE UNIVERSITY Strategic Management  MANAGEMENT 451 COURSE SYLLABUS –  COURSE SYLLABUS –  SPRING SPRING  2010  2010 Section 4 T/TH 9:00 – 10:15 am Section 5 T/TH 10:30 – 11:45 am RAWLS 1062 INSTRUCTOR John Burr, Ph.D. OFFICE Krannert Building 432 PHONE 765-494-2271 (24-hour voice mail) EMAIL/WEB [email protected] (I encourage you to use e-mail to contact me outside of class or scheduled office hours). Course policies, slides, homework assignments, and guidance can be found on Katalyst ( http://katalyst.mgmt.purdue.edu ). You should check this site regularly. OFFICE HOURS M/W 10:00-11:00 am; other times by appointment welcomed and encouraged. Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization by Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson. 9 th edition: Concepts and Cases combined in one package bundled package with cases. Custom edition, ISBN 1-111-61940-9. This book will not be on reserve. Each student is expected to purchase a book. It is advisable to purchase the book early in the course, when the bookstores have copies on the shelves. TEXT WEBSITE http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/ISBN/9780538753098?cid=APL1 EMERGENCY POLICY In the event of a major campus emergency, course requirements, deadlines and grading percentages are subject to changes that may be necessitated by a revised semester calendar or other circumstances. The Katalyst web page will be the central way to get information about changes in this course. Please assure that your email address is validated for communications through Katalyst system so that communications can be sent directly to you. I. Course Objectives Strategic Management deals with the organization, management, and strategic positioning of the firm so as to gain long-term competitive advantage. In this course, you will develop your skills at: understanding how firms gain and sustain competitive advantage analyzing strategic business situations and formulating strategies selecting the best strategy for a company providing quantitative support for recommendations implementing the strategy and organizing the firm for strategic success. To accomplish these objectives, this course introduces and employs various analytical frameworks that help us to identify the sources of competitive advantage from both an industry and firm perspective. By b04e1afd63c9aeeff4f607fdca3a99a910bfd135.doc Page 1 of 12
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focusing on what makes some competitive strategies strong and viable, while others remain weak and vulnerable, we shall develop the ability to consider the impact of change and other important environmental forces on the opportunities for establishing and sustaining competitive advantage. II. The Relationship of Strategic Management to Other Business Administration Courses
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