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Some familiarity with business is helpful, but not required.

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Approx. 13 heures pour terminer

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 2-6 hours/week...
Langues disponibles

Anglais

Sous-titres : Anglais, Coréen, Arabe

Ce que vous allez apprendre

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    The dynamics of competition, the competitive life cycle, and strategies to survive and thrive through industry disruption

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    Internationalization strategies, how, where, and when to enter foreign markets, and foreign direct investment

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    How businesses compete across industries, the value of being in different markets, and the right degree of diversification

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    Stakeholder management and how engaging with non-capital stakeholders can create value

Compétences que vous acquerrez

Strategic ManagementStrategic ThinkingBusiness Strategybusiness competition
Spécialisation
100 % en ligne

100 % en ligne

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Dates limites flexibles

Dates limites flexibles

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Niveau débutant

Niveau débutant

Some familiarity with business is helpful, but not required.

Heures pour terminer

Approx. 13 heures pour terminer

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 2-6 hours/week...
Langues disponibles

Anglais

Sous-titres : Anglais, Coréen, Arabe

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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Dynamic Strategy

Studebaker, Remington, Sears, Kodak. Companies that were leaders in their time but failed to adapt to change. In this module, we'll explore the impact of disruptive innovations and how companies can navigate these changes, evolve over time, and avoid the pitfalls of the competitive life cycle. By the end of this module, you will be able to complete a competitive life cycle analysis and apply this tool in a case study of Sony. Let's get started....
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 58 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Video9 vidéos
The Dynamic Capabilities Perspective6 min
Introduction to the Competitive Life Cycle8 min
Competitive Life Cycle: Common Patterns9 min
Why Incumbent Firms Fail or Survive8 min
Competitive Life Cycle Analysis7 min
Module Lessons1 min
Strategist's Toolkit: Competitive Life Cycle Analysis3 min
Sony PlayStation 4 Case Debrief8 min
Reading5 lectures
Course Overview10 min
Course Requirements10 min
Get to Know Your Classmates10 min
Using the Discussion Forums10 min
Sony PlayStation 4: Aim and Fire20 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Dynamic Strategy40 min
Semaine
2
Heures pour terminer
2 heures pour terminer

International Strategy

Welcome! Industry and firm globalization has taken off in the past few decades. Firms can realize great gains by moving into foreign markets, but they only do so if they act strategically. In this module, we'll discuss the rise of globalization and explore two primary strategic questions: Where to compete and how to enter that market. We'll consider the pros and cons of strategic options for entering foreign markets. By the end of this module, you'll be able to complete an internationalization analysis and apply this tool to a case study about Orascom Telecom....
Reading
10 vidéos (Total 60 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Patterns of Internationalization7 min
Where to Compete4 min
Entering Foreign Markets: Exporting5 min
Entering Foreign Markets: Licensing and Alliances5 min
Entering Foreign Markets: Foreign Direct Investment4 min
Foreign Direct Investment: Entry Mode5 min
Module Lessons4 min
Strategist's Toolkit: Internationalization Analysis8 min
Orascom Telecom Holding Case Debrief6 min
Reading1 lecture
Orascom Telecom Holding: Wind and Weather20 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
International Strategy40 min
Semaine
3
Heures pour terminer
2 heures pour terminer

Diversification Strategy

Corporate strategy is often a question of diversification. How can firms leverage their current position across markets to build profits? In this module, we'll discuss firm scope and the financial, operational, and strategic reasons to expand and diversify. We'll explore the theory of the firm--or why firms exist and how this relates to their scope. By the end of this module, you'll be able to develop a diversification matrix and apply this tool in a case study about Disney. ...
Reading
10 vidéos (Total 51 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Financial Reasons to Diversify5 min
Operational Reasons to Diversify4 min
Strategic Reasons to Diversify6 min
Why Firms Exist: Theory of the Firm7 min
Limits on Firm Scope4 min
The Right Degree of Diversification2 min
Module Lessons1 min
Strategist's Toolkit: Diversification Matrices3 min
Walt Disney Co Case Debrief9 min
Reading1 lecture
Walt Disney Co: Mickey Mouse or Media Mammoth?6 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Diversification Strategy40 min
Semaine
4
Heures pour terminer
6 heures pour terminer

Stakeholder Strategy

How can a firm's values add value to the firm? Stakeholder management is a way of thinking about ethical considerations impacting an organization's strategy. In this module, we'll discuss how effective business strategy considers the impact of a firm's decisions and actions on various stakeholders, both primary and secondary, and uses that knowledge to guide strategic actions. By the end of this module, you'll be able to complete a stakeholder analysis and apply this tool in a case study about GE Healthcare. ...
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 58 min), 2 lectures, 3 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Creating Value for Stakeholders5 min
Aligning Key Stakeholders5 min
Aligning Secondary Stakeholders6 min
Sources of Institutional Pressure9 min
Value Creation and Your Values3 min
Module Lessons3 min
Strategist's Toolkit: Stakeholder Analysis4 min
GE Healthcare India Case Debrief15 min
Reading2 lectures
GE Healthcare in India: An (Ultra)Sound Strategy?15 min
Assignment Overview20 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Stakeholder Strategy40 min
Practice Reviewing an Assignment30 min
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Meilleurs avis

par ASNov 11th 2017

Great Course and excellent insight about strategy approach for any business. Its has really given a full overview about business strategy approach.\n\nThanks for professors to design such module.

par MMMay 26th 2016

Really advanced thinking in strategy, excellent work by Darden Business School. Particular appreciation for Prof. Jared D. Harris and Mike Lenox for their competency in the subject matter.

Enseignants

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Michael Lenox

Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer
Darden School of Business
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Jared Harris

Samuel L. Slover Research Chair in Business Administration
Darden School of Business

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À propos de la Spécialisation Business Strategy

This Specialization covers both the dynamics and the global aspects of strategic management. With cases drawn from leading companies like Disney, Microsoft and Zappos, you'll learn how to evaluate industry evolution, build and sustain competitive advantage, formulate and assess business strategies, and align efforts to organizational strategy. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills by creating a comprehensive Strategic Analysis for an existing business or a venture of your own....
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