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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
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H1Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Hong Kong) (H7BF) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Polymer Science (F1PW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) Warwick Award (H1P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1PI) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Singapore) (H1PS) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Awarded Jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni) (H1PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) (H1X0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (H1Y8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Hong Kong) (H1Y9) - Year 1
  • Engineering Business Management (India) (H1ZJ) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1ZM) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Hong Kong) (H6C4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Cyber Security and Management (Malaysia) (H6C5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Yildiz Technical University) (H71A) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Singapore) (H7A1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (China) (H7A5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Research and Technology Management (H7A7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Singapore) (H7B3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Singapore) (H7B4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Service Management and Design (Thailand) (H7BE) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Hong Kong) (H7P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (HKPU) (H7PA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Thailand) (H7PN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Thailand) (H7PP) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Hong Kong) (H7PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1