Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Be advised that every week, you will be required to compile a report of some kind and weeks 3 and 6, those reports are 10 pages or more. If you're not afraid to work in a class, this one will be a good one to take. It offers real world examples and you will not be left wondering if you're wasting your time on something you will never use.
The case studies examine real businesses, like Jamba Juice and Starbucks, for example. You will learn about strategies such as: Related Diversification, Achieving Competitive Advantage, Entry Mode, Entrepreneurial Strategy, External Governance Control, Linking Strategic Rewards, Creating Ambidextrous Organization Designs and Leadership.
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Advice for students:
Take this class by itself if you can. There's a lot of writing and it can be time consuming especially if you're taking other courses in addition.