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

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 028487

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

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

BUSM2175A Techniques of Strategic Analysis 2A

Course Description

Techniques of Strategic Analysis 2B draws together some of the themes from previous courses in the Techniques of Strategic Analysis series and the Advanced Business Strategy courses. It includes an investigation of management fads and techniques and discussion of various contempoary ideas and theories as approaches to strategy.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Candidates will further develop their knowledge of advanced means and methods of strategic planning through participation in discussion of a variety of relevant approaches, theories and ideas.

The discussions will enable candidates to expand, deepen and test their understanding of key issues in contemporary strategic management, and also provide a review and overview of their understandings in this area.

Overview of Learning Activities

The course will be conducted using a combination of seminars, exercises, small group work and discussions. The seminars and discussions will be lead by the candidates, facilitated by the course co-ordinator.  A focus of many of the discussions will be reviews of books and/or articles presented by the candidates.

Overview of Learning Resources

You will be advised of useful texts and other resources upon enrolment.

Overview of Assessment

By participation in the discussions and exercises. Candidates will be expected to lead and facilitate discussion, by way of presentation or other appropriate means, of a designated book on an aspect of strategic management.