Course Title: Techniques of Strategic Analysis 2 (Part A)

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 028486

Course Title: Techniques of Strategic Analysis 2 (Part A)

Credit Points: 3

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


660H Grad School of Business


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007

Course Coordinator: Clive Morley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5765

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: level 15, Building 108

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUSM2041 Techniques of Strategic Analysis 1

Course Description

This module of Techniques of Strategic Analysis is concerned with investigating the future as a key dimension of strategic management. Three approaches to the future are considered - forecasting, managing and understanding.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Candidates will develop their understanding of advanced means and methods of planning for and focusing on the future as an essential component of strategic management.

On completion of this course candidates will have a strengthened and deepened appreciation of how the future dimension in strategy can be handled, and the usefulness of various tools and techniques for forecasting and envisaging the future.

Overview of Learning Activities

Three seminars lead by the course co-ordinator, and a forecasting or futurology task.

Overview of Learning Resources

Readings will be provided in the seminars.

Overview of Assessment

By a project in which each candidate will explore the future in a way that they find appropriate and useful.