Monday, September 15, 2014
Principal logic needs to be consistent with environment (resources match goals, etc.)
Importance of Consistency between variables
Ex: Procter & Gamble in 2000 had CEO use aggressive st
Get There Software1
On a snow day in February of 2013 Ariadne Beckman stood up and danced a happy
dance around her room. She had done it. She had succeeded in creating a software
application that not only generated directions to a desired location, but al
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Sample Exam Question (4 marks)
What determines the power of substitutes on industry profitability?
What effect do substitutes have on profitability?
What can a firm do to address this force?
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Sell high, buy low
Short deposit must be 150% CMV at all times
o Extra 50% provided by short seller as security for broker
o If stock price increases, broker requests additional funds from
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Trade agreements or conditions (Toyota build Cambridge factry because of tariffs)
Protection of consumers
Three Component Screening Process
A. Adds value to customer
1. Customers are willing to pay for it
2. Solves a problem, meets a need
B. Idea provides a competitive advantage that can be sustained
C. The idea is marketable and financially viable
Monday, September 22, 2014
Source/APA material WILL be on the exam!
Porters Five Forces
What factors determine power of each factor? How do they do it? Whats the solution?
Value of the model
Predicts industry profitability
BU111 Lecture 7 September 29, 2014
Outcome of these changes: economic growth (measures aggregate output, GDP, GNP), economic
What does these factors mean in terms of threats and opportunities?
Canadian Financial Syst
Lecture #1 - Course Introduction
Lecturer: Brandon Van Dam
Introductions and Expectations
Critical Success Factors
Environmental Analysis Models
Where am I?
BU111 Understanding the Business