This unit examines how organisations can develop and reshape their strategies to enable growth in a context of changing technology, business models and market structures. Topics covered include positioning for growth through external analysis, building competitive advantage through internal analysis, growing through effective corporate strategy, dealing proactively with strategic risk and uncertainty, and building strategic agility through business model innovation. This unit provides students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in applying relevant concepts, techniques, and frameworks to real-world situations, in order to generate innovative strategic responses to dynamic market conditions.
4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops
case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (30%); organisational sustainability assessment (20%); presentation (20%); participation (10%)