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Strategic Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Strategic Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-360
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VF (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 minutes)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IBB-360 (P420-0256) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
IBB-610 Competition and Corporate Strategy

[updated 04.02.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Malte Beinhauer
Prof. Dr. Malte Beinhauer

[updated 02.03.2020]
Learning outcomes:
In this module, strategic management is understood as the direct and indirect influence of behavior on the realization of goals derived from the superior goals of an organization, a company and the expectations of its stakeholders. After successfully completing this module, students should be able to make business decisions on the basis of corporate and environmental analyses and structured alternative derivation, to implement them successfully in the company and to control success.
After taking part in the Strategic Management module, students will be able to,
- identify and evaluate potentials and challenges with regard to the development of corporate strategies,
- understand and systematize the complexity of strategic management of companies,
- analyze and assess the relevant framework conditions of company management,
- explain management theories and transfer them to practical business examples,
- characterize and analyze corporate strategies at different levels,
- make decisions in uncertain situations in a structured and confident manner,
- develop suggestions for change and the development of a company´s strategy.

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Module content:
- Dynamics of global competition
- Basic concepts and theoretical framework of strategic management
- Normative corporate management
- Business environment analysis
- Market-oriented corporate management
- Resource-oriented corporate management
- Implementing strategies

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, cases studies and discussions
Slides, videos, book, magazines and Internet research

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Recommended or required reading:
- Wheelen, Hunger: Strategic management and business policy, 15. Ed. 2017.
- Mintzberg: Managing, 2011
- Osterwalder, Pigneur: Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers, 2010
- Bland, Osterwalder: Testing Business Ideas, 2019
- Kim, Mauborgne: Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth, 2017.
- Johnson, Whittington, et al.: Exploring Strategy: Text and Cases, 11. ed. 2017.
- Welge, Al-Laham: Strategic Management. Basics - Process - Implementation, 6. Aufl. 2012.
- Grant, R.M., Contemporary strategy analysis: text and cases, New York 2018.
- Johnson, G., Whittington, R., Regnér, P., Scholes, K. and Angwin, D., Exploring Strategy, London 2017.

[updated 27.01.2020]
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