|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject examines the nature of strategy and strategy processes in organisations. It explores the role that organisations play in society by exploring their impact on the people who work in them, the communities that surround them, and other stakeholders. In particular, a stakeholder value perspective of strategy formulation is considered.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
- Understand the concepts and processes of strategy formulation and implementation in organisations.
- Develop an awareness of the cognitive biases that constrain effective strategic decision making.
- Recognise the important interactions between organisations and diverse stakeholders in the community.
- Understand how ethical issues impact on organising processes and people in the organisation.
- Understand relationships between corporate governance and strategy.
On successful completion of this subject students should have enhanced their skills in:
- Ethical behaviour in leadership and organisations
- Analysis and problem solving
- Capacity for intellectual curiosity, creativity and independent thought
- Communication of key ideas and theories within the discipline areas
- Capacity for effective teamwork and collaboration
- Information retrieval and application in relation to practical problems.
Eligibility and requirements
Entry into the Master of Enterprise.
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- Take-home exam (1000 word equivalent), due Tuesday after course delivery (20%)
- Assignment (1500 words), due four weeks after course delivery (30%)
- Field project (3000 words), due eight weeks after course delivery (50%)
Dates & times
Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 20 hours of seminars taught intensively over 5 days, plus 2 x 3 hour group case analysis sessions (held on two evenings from 6-9pm during the intensive week) Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 4 February 2019 to 8 February 2019 Last self-enrol date 5 February 2019 Census date 22 February 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 15 March 2019 Assessment period ends 5 April 2019
Time commitment details
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours per semester
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- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.