Course Title: Strategy

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Strategy

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM3255

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Spring2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Spring2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Spring2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Spring2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Spring2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Spring2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Spring2015,
PGRDFlex16,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019

BUSM3256

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018,
Viet1 2019,
Viet2 2019

BUSM4006

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2008

BUSM4350

Open Learning Australia

Non Award

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Distance / Correspondence

OUAS2PG19

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4738

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Internet

JulDec2019 (XXXX)

Course Coordinator: Dr Tim O'Shannassy

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 0111

Course Coordinator Email: tim.oshannassy@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Graduate School of Business and Law, Cnr Victoria and Russell Sts, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study
050974 - Design Thinking for Business (BUSM4534/BUSM4535 or equivalent course code)
 


Course Description

Strategy is a course designed to expose you to a strategic perspective on issues that concern an organization as a whole. The course draws on and integrates concepts from most of the other MBA courses which focus on specific areas of operating a business i.e. functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management, operations management) and uses these insights to aid in the development of novel and competitive solutions to complex business problems and opportunities. The course covers the evolution of the field of strategy and the need to balance strategy process, content and context.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Apply business concepts to construct a strategic plan for a business.
  2. Create a sustainable competitive strategy for an ongoing business entity
  3. Develop strategies alternatives using design thinking to facilitate organisational decision-making and problem solving
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of legal, ethical social, economic and environmental implications of business processes


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Canvas is RMIT University's Learning Management System. It is a flexible online system which will provide you with an engaging and exciting learning experience as part of your studies with us. The Canvas platform will be the primary site for you to gain access to all the resources designed to support your learning in this course. Your Canvas portal can accessed by logging into the following RMIT page: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback for in-course assessment tasks will normally be provided within 10 working days of the deadline for submission of the assessment work or, if a student is granted an extension, within 10 working days of the date when the student submitted the work. 

In the case of final assessment tasks, feedback may not occur within 10 working days but will normally be available when the College of Business releases the final grades.