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Management 6359

Week 1--What is Strategy and Why is it Important?

  1. Read the Syllabus and Schedule
  2. Read Chapter One: What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important?
  3. Complete Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  4. Join a team using the team sign-up sheet in the course menu. Select your teammates – 3 - 4 members per team;

Introduce yourself to each of your teammates on your group discussion board.  Select team leader and reporter.  


Week 2--Charting a Company's Direction: It's Vision, Mission, Objectives and Strategy

  1. Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  2. Supplementary Video: Harvard FSS: Where Do Great Strategies Come From? By Rivkin, Jan W.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2005. Duration: 0:34:21.
  3. Complete team roster including telephone numbers

Week 3--Evaluate Firm's General Environment

  1. Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  2. Supplementary Video: Harvard FSS: Crafting Business Strategy and Environmental Scanning by Anand, Bharat N.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2006.

Week 4--Evaluating Firm's Resources, Capabilities, and Competitiveness

  1. Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  2. Supplementary Video: Harvard FSS: What Really Matters. By Nohria, Nitin. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2004. Duration: 0:53:58

Week 5--The Five Generic Competitive Strategies: Which One to Employ?

  1. Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  2. Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Capturing the Value: Competitive Strategies that Work by Bradley, Stephen P.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series;2004

Week 6--Strengthening a Company's Competitive Position: Strategic Moves, Timing and Scope of Operations

  1. Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment
  2.  Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Judo Strategy: Turning Your Competitors' Strength to Your Advantage Lecturers: Yoffie, David B.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2002.

Week 7--Strategies for Competing in International Markets

Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment


Week 8--Corporate Strategy: Diversification and the Multi-Business Company

Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment


Week 9--Ethics, Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability and Strategy

Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment and Assigned Discussion Board Individual project due: 11:59pm 10/28/2018 (Sunday midnight).

No extension for any reasons and do not ask, Please!


Week 10--Building an Organization Capable of Strategy Execution

  1. Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Leadership is a Choice: The General Manager in the Middle. By Bower, Joseph L.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2005. Duration: 0:31:54

Quiz and LearnSmart  Assignment  


Week 11--Managing Internal Operations

Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment


Week 12--Corporate Culture and Leadership

  1. Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Managing People for Competitive Advantage. By Bartlett, Christopher A.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2003. Duration: 0:52:36.

Quiz and LearnSmart Assignment


Week 13--HOLIDAY

Week 14--Preparation of Team Project

  1. Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Strategic Agility: Managing Continuous Change Lecturers: Wells, John R. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2005.

Team Term Project due by 11:59pm Sunday (12/2/2018).  No late submission allowed.


Week 15--Team Project Presentations

Schedule a presentation time with the instructor.

Supplementary Video:  Harvard FSS: Building Strategy-Focused Organizations with the Balanced Scorecard Lecturers: Kaplan, Robert S.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2003.

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