This course examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment; analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. This course is the capstone course for the MBA program. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges, and global operations.
As a reminder, you need to earn a grade of A or B to complete this class successfully. In order to accomplish this, you must submit all the assignments in the class.
You will have access to the course on Sunday, January 3rd. For attendance purposes, do not post on Sunday. The first day of the quarter is Monday, January 4th. Week 1 assignments must be completed by Sunday, January 10, at midnight.
Please take your time and read the course guide, course expectations, and all the posted announcements. It is very important that you review all the documents posted under Week 1 tab. You will use them throughout this class.
You can find information related to the course under the Student Center tab in your course, in Blackboard. The announcements and posted information would help you navigate easily through this course. The course guide, late submission policy, and other important information are posted under the Course Guide link on the main page. I will be posting a weekly overview of the assignments for each week of the course and other important announcements and reminders. Please be sure to review these positing at the start of each new week. Be mindful of the schedules and deadlines. Managing your time is key in staying on track and be successful in the course. Take time and read the discussions and assignments for this week. Review the grading rubrics. They are always a great place to start in sketching your response. Please remember that you must participate actively in discussions and make substantive contributions.