Strategic thinking in action involves the ability to identify relevant information, to formulate and develop rigorous reports, and to judge the outcome of the analysis. The analytical skills are essential when managing organizations in different situations and changing contexts. This course addresses strategic issues (such as competition, governance, internationalization, politics, culture, change) through cases and provides analytical tools as well as an in depth understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of different analytical methods in strategic management.
This is an advanced level course and participating students are expected to have basic insights into the field of strategy. This course is the first in the Strategy-track in Management and Organization, which consists of the following courses: 1) Strategic Thinking, 2) Strategy work: People, culture, gender 3) Strategic foresight