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Strategic Management Project in Industries
London School of Economics and Political Science
2016 / 2017

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Overview

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Content

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Schedule 

Overview

To This course is an introduction to the field of Strategic Management. It covers the key concepts and theories in the field and how they can be applied to real business situations.

The main objective is to learn how to formulate and implement successful strategies that grant competitive advantage to a firm, where a strategy is a plan that guides managerial decisions. Theoretical background is founded on the “resource-based view” of the firm and its complementarity to microeconomic theory, game theory and organizational theory.
    
   
Key Information

Start Date:

2016 Summer - August 1st

Duration:

3 Weeks

Fees and Costs:

£ 4050
                   
Entry Requirements:

3.3/4.0 GPA

English qualification 

IELTS 7.0
TOEFL 107




                  

Entry Requirements

      
Academic ability

Students are normally expected to achieve a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA in engineering or a related discipline relevant for the proposed area of research, such as physics, computer science, applied mathematics or chemistry.


Language requirement

Students whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Acceptable English qualifications include:
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 7.0 or Above
• TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 107 or Above
• Pearson (Academic) 65 in all four components
• Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) with a grade B or 105 over all above

Students without any English qualificantion need to arrange an interview with program staff.
   

Content

      
Modules
 
• The business model of the firm
• Industry structure and strategic interactions • Value creation and competitive advantage • Strategic resources
• Dynamic capabilities
• Diversification and synergies
   

Fees and Costs

      
Tuition Fee

£ 4050
( Fees cover the costs of all academic excursions. )
Application Fee
​£ 50
(Not Refundable)
  
Accomodation Fee


£ 1070
   

Schedule

2016 Summer  
       
From Aug 1 to Aug 19


Date/Time                      Program Content

8.1                                    Start of program

8.1-8.5                             Lectures & Tutorials: TBD

8.8-8.12                           Lectures & Tutorials: TBD

8.15-8.19                         Project Outcome & Finish

2017 Winter

   

To be decided.
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