MAN4720

Strategic Management

Course Code:
MAN4720

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 700

 

Course Description:
This course is designed to integrate prior business courses through study and discussion of real organizational situations, including ethical and global issues, the influence of the external environment and the effect of demographic diversity on organizations.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

ACG 3101 or ACG 3341, FIN 3400, MAN 3025, and MAR 3023

 

Instructors:

Dr. Thomas Schaefer
scaefert@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course. This is a Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) course.

ZTC

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:  

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today‚Äôs global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Synthesize the need for a sound business strategy to successfully manage the business and compete in the industry.

Formulate the leadership skills management must exhibit to drive strategy execution forward.

Support the command of the basic concepts and analytical tools used to diagnose a company's industry and competitive conditions.  

Evaluate whether and when to utilize offensive or defensive moves to enhance market position.

Formulate the primary reasons for choosing to compete in international markets.  

Propose how to balance the economic responsibility to shareholders with social responsibility, citizenship, and sustainability.

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Tests, Quizzes, Homework

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

 

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