Business | BUS J 370 Integrated Business CoreóStrategic Management Component
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BUS J 370 Integrated Business CoreóStrategic Management Component (3 cr.) P: A100,
A201, A202, G202, K201, L201, X104, X204, X201, X220, ECON-E 201, ECON-E 370, ENG-W
131, MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119 (all with grades of C or better). C: F370, I370, J370,
and M370. Students must apply online ( to take I-Core
and, after getting permission, enroll using BUS-BE 370. Cross-functional survey
of business management. The strategy component is concerned with the roles and tasks
of firmís top managers (i.e., strategic decision makers). Designed to provide an
appreciation for the total firm perspective and the means by which firms create
and sustain competitive advantage in todayís increasingly challenging and complex
business environment (domestic and global). Strategic management of the firm involves
diagnosing the firmís current situation and developing realistic solutions to the
strategic and organizational problems that confront top managers. A desired outcome
of this course is an enhanced appreciation for the complexities of managing a formal
organization. The primary objective is to help develop analytical skills for identifying
key strategic issues and formulating appropriate strategies given a firmís situation.
The course will provide exposure to the theories, concepts, and techniques of strategic
management through the text, readings, illustrative cases, and video vignettes.
Includes a cross-functional case done in teams.