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ES977 - Business Strategy & Strategic Management

  • Module code: ES977
  • Module name: Business Strategy & Strategic Management
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The increasingly dynamic and complex environment in which most organisations operate calls of more fully developed professional employees within manufacturing and other related industries, who are better aware of the impact of strategic decisions on the manufacturing operations and vice-versa. The purpose of this module is to introduce the essence and main features of strategic thinking and strategic management process. Participants will be encouraged to consider the interaction of their current function within the total corporate system.

Principal learning outcomes

"On completion of this module, participants will be able to: Understand the nature and content of business strategy and the strategic planning and management process; Identify and assess the external and internal factors that affect a business; Review and understand how to recognise competitive practices and develop sources of competitive advantage; Recognise the interface between the major organisational functions and the total corporate structure and appreciate the expectations of stake-holders in the business and the means of satisfying them."

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/bssm/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES977-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A