Syllabus - MANAGEMENT 4893(Section 007 Management Strategy...

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MANAGEMENT 4893 (Section 007) Management Strategy Spring 2012 Meeting Days and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 3:15 Location: Business Building 3.02.28 Professor Michael L. McDonald, Ph.D. Office phone: 210.458.4586 E-mail: [email protected] Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 to 12:30, and by appointment Office location: BB 4.03.12 REQUIRED MATERIALS : Text: Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts (4 th Edition) by Barney and Hesterly. ISBN 978-0-13-254634-8 (The ISBN for the 3 rd edition is 978-0-13-609494-4) Note: Two copies of the text (3 rd edition) are available in the library. One copy can be checked out for 2 hours and the other can be checked out for 24 hours. Cases for analysis: All cases are listed in the “Cases and Focus Questions” section of the syllabus (pages 10-13) and in the “Summary of Daily Activities” section on page 9. You can access and purchase the cases at the discounted student price ($3.95) by going to the following link: You’ll be prompted to register and create a username and password, which you can then use to access the cases. PREREQUISITES: Semester of Graduation or Consent of Instructor. BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE PROGRAM GOALS: Students will be able to … 1. Use quantitative analysis and quantitative and non-quantitative reasoning to effectively identify and solve business problems. 2. Communicate, orally and in writing, information and ideas pertinent to business decision- making. 3. Use current information technology to support business decision-making. 4. Identify ethical and legal issues in a business context and find alternatives that demonstrate ethical values. 5. Incorporate a global perspective in business decisions. 1
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COURSE IMPLEMENTATION OF DEGREE PROGRAM GOALS: 1. Quantitative and non-quantitative analysis, decision making and solution of business problems are developed with lectures and student case work. 2. Student skills in communication are enhanced by oral and written presentation of business cases. 3. Students use current technology to research, prepare and present cases. 4. Students identify ethical and legal issues in the analysis of business cases. 5. Students learn to incorporate a global perspective in text readings, lecture, and case analysis and presentation. GENERAL COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Students will be able to formulate and implement policies and strategies as part of a realistic business case study. 2. Students will be able to integrate their overall business and individual discipline-related knowledge with the social, political, ethical, technological, and international dimensions of managerial decision-making. COURSE DESCRIPTION
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