Strategic Management – BUS 599 001VA016
Student Course Guide
Prerequisite: To be taken as last or next to last course.
Dr. Etido Akpan
(800) 422 8055 ext. 19058 (any time)
Instructor Office Hours/Location
Fridays from 11 am – 2:00 pm EST, Strayer Online
Academic Office Phone Number
Strayer Technical Support
(Used for problems entering the class)
eCollege Help Desk
(Used for problems once in the class)
Thompson, A.A., Strickland, A.J., & Gamble, J.E. (2010).
Crafting and executing strategy: The
quest for competitive advantage: Concepts and cases: 2009 custom edition
New York: McGraw-Hill-Irwin.
Custom Book (2009).
BUS599: Strategic management cases
. New York: McGraw-Hill.
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL - Supporting
The following resources provide additional background and supporting information for this
course. There is no need to purchase these items for the course.
Adam, L., Jochim, D., & Cutting, T. (2008).
The art of strategic leadership: A proven approach
to optimizing your organization.
Ellet, W. (2007).
The case study book: How to read, discuss, and write persuasively about
. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing.
Hughes, R., & Beatty, K. (2005).
Becoming a strategic leader: Your role in your organization’s
Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business
strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment.
Analyzes the impact of
technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation
This course is the capstone course for the MBA program.
and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision
making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges, and global
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