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IB94U - Strategy Analytics

  • Module code: IB94U
  • Module name: Strategy Analytics
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The MSc concentrates largely on techniques and applications of operations research with an emphasis in the role of OR in business and organisational planning. This module provides a broader context to planning and introduces concepts and procedures appropriate for more effective long term planning.

Principal learning outcomes

Subject knowledge and understanding: Demonstrate an understanding of ‘strategy’ at the level of the individual business, in particular the basic analytical concepts, frameworks, methods and in setting long term direction. Cognitive Skills: Review the strategic position of a business and provide a critical analysis of its business plan. Key Skills: Write a comprehensive assessment of a business and it’s stated strategy. Subject-Specific/Professional Skills: Use basic accounting data and other relevant data to analyse performance.

Timetabled teaching activities

Total contact hours: 24 hours. Lectures: 8x3hours. Module duration (weeks, if applicable): 4

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: IB94U-15)
A1 (Assessed work only) Individual assignment (3500 words) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics and Consulting (N1N2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics (N1N3) - Year 2