Strategic Management OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Strategic Management Course by The Open University

Published Feb 10, 2009

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As part of their OpenCourseWare program, The Open University offers a free, online version of 'Strategic View of Performance'. Are you interested in the way that strategy relates to the business world, and management strategies in particular? If so, this undergraduate-level Business class is for you!

Strategic View of Performance: Course Specifics

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Strategic View of Performance: Course Description

Offering an overview of the meaning of the term strategy, the 'Strategic View of Performance' OpenCourseWare also examines the ways in which strategy relates to management. Main course topics include organizational capabilities and the value chain. Also featured in the class is an investigation of Porter's 'Five Forces' framework, as well as practical ways in which it may be applied. Emergent strategy is examined, with particular emphasis placed upon the role that middle managers play in the process. This advanced, undergraduate-level class is offered through The Open University's Department of Business and Management.

This course includes a comprehensive study guide, online unit notes and a list of suggested readings. If you're interested in this free course, visit the management strategies course page.

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