Corporate Strategies, 6 credits (TEIE72)

Affärsstrategier, 6 hp

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Staffan Brege

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CDPU Design and Product Development 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CDPU Design and Product Development (Product Development - Management) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Industrial Marketing) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping o
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Design and Product Development
  • Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Industrial engineering and management, industrial organization, economic anlaysis, operations management and marketing.

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims to give a holistic view of the company and its corporate and business strategies. After the course the students should be able to:

  • Explain and compare different strategic perspectives.
  • Analyse strategic choices made by different companies from a growth and profitability viewpoint.
  • Reflect over consequences and effects of different strategic choices.

Course content

Corporate and business unit strategies. The company and the annual report. Strategic planning, meaning and concepts. Alternative strategies and experiences from leading companies. A case study of a large international company.

Teaching and working methods

The course comprises lectures and one compulsory case study. It is necessary to be present and take an active part in the case study, which includes a written report.

Examination

PRA2Written reportU, 3, 4, 54 credits
KTR2Written examinationU, G2 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Staffan Brege

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 34 h
Recommended self-study hours: 126 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books
(1995) Strategy: Process, Content, Context -- An International Perspective (Book)
<searchLink fieldCode="JN" term="%22Long+Range+Planning%22">Long Range Planning</searchLink>. Feb95, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p129-129. 1/8p.

Additional literature

Books

(1995) Strategy: Process, Content, Context -- An International Perspective (Book)

<searchLink fieldCode="JN" term="%22Long+Range+Planning%22">Long Range Planning</searchLink>. Feb95, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p129-129. 1/8p.

PRA2 Written report U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits
KTR2 Written examination U, G 2 credits

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