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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions S Strategy and Global Management SGMA
Strategy and Global Management SGMA

For more information about these courses, see the Haskayne School of Business: haskayne.ucalgary.ca.

Graduate Courses
Strategy and Global Management 601       Strategic Management I
The role of the CEO and other senior executives in formulating and implementing corporate strategies, and provides an overview of key strategic issues and topics. Covers such areas as industry analysis, executive leadership, corporate strategy, corporate diversification, strategic change, global strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic implications of new technologies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Strategy and Global Management 601 and 701 will not be allowed.
Also known as:
(formerly Strategy and Global Management 701)
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Strategy and Global Management 602       Strategic Management II
Application of strategic concepts and frameworks of analysis. Decisions and the processes to mobilize resources for the attainment of objectives. Measurement of performance through industry and competitive analysis.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Strategy and Global Management 601 or consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
Also known as:
(formerly Strategy and Global Management 795)
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Strategy and Global Management 603       Global Environment of Business
Economic, political, social and legal factors affecting management decisions. Topics may include Canada in the world economy, business and government relations, business ethics and legal environment for business. Develops knowledge and ability to analyze and deal with complexities of the business environment.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 601)
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Strategy and Global Management 613       Legal Environment of Business
The study of the various areas of business law. Topics may include: contracts, patents and copyrights, product liability, incorporation and other relevant legal issues.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601, Operations Management 601, Business Technology Management 601, and Accounting 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 613)
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Strategy and Global Management 619       Project External Issues
Projects will focus on the effects of external factors on business. External factors may include: corporate influences; financial interfaces; sources of funds; lending environment, owner's and lender's risks; government involvement; regulatory requirements; public interfaces; public information; compensation; project commissioning.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 619)
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Strategy and Global Management 631       Analytics of International Business Environment
A data-driven approach to the analysis of international business environment. Use of data analytics to appraise emerging trends in a country/region/world business environment and derive strategic implications for business enterprises.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
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Strategy and Global Management 651       Strategies for Sustainable Development
The strategic context for making business decisions with respect to sustainable development issues. The role of sustainability in economic development, international trade relations and emerging technologies. Stakeholder perspectives and the effect of environmental and social issues on industrial performance.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 651)
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Strategy and Global Management 653       Managing Social and Environmental Issues in the Global Market Place
Examines the new class of social and environmental corporate risks through a review of changes in international sustainable development policy initiatives, changes in communications, the emergence of an environmental and social activist sector, and the interaction of these factors resulting in new international business risk challenges. Uses lectures, cases, simulations and class discussion of theories and concepts.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 653)
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Strategy and Global Management 655       Strategic Management in the Global Energy Industry
Characteristics of the energy industry. Major strategic issues facing top management teams in corporations involved in oil and gas and power businesses and relevant strategic tools for addressing them. Industry structure, energy value chain, key players and their strategies, industry dynamics and trends, supply and demand, expansion, M&As, roles of governments, OPEC and international politics, Kyoto Protocol, major technological drivers, organization and top management leadership.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Corequisite(s):
Strategy and Global Management 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Strategy and Global Management 751)
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Strategy and Global Management 659       International Business Environment
The environment which influences international business activities including economic, legal, political and socio-cultural factors. Foreign direct investment in Canada will also be considered.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Strategy and Global Management 775)
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Strategy and Global Management 661       Ethics and the Professional Manager
The role of values in business decision making; alternative moral codes and their principles; moral principles as decision tools, and reasoning through moral dilemmas; role of business in society; specific issues in business ethics; application through cases and exercises.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 661)
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Strategy and Global Management 668       Seminar in Strategy and Global Management
Study and discussion of current research literature and contemporary issues on topics related to Strategy and Global Management in the private and/or the public sectors.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Strategy and Global Management 789)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Strategy and Global Management 672       Strategic Analysis
Introduction to the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management program.
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Strategy and Global Management 674       International Business
Strategic challenges of managing and operating within an international business environment, their potential implications at a firm level, strategies for firms competing in international markets, and operational tactics employed in functional areas.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management program.
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Strategy and Global Management 676       Business Law
Principal substantive subjects include: business and the Canadian legal system, constitutional rights, the administrative and regulatory process, contracts, employment, business organizations, property and negligence.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-IT)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management Program.
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 674)
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Strategy and Global Management 678       Business Communications
Creating clear and concise written and verbal communications, crafting persuasive presentations, understanding stakeholders and the value of personal branding.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-IT)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management Program.
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 672)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Strategy and Global Management 691       Fundamentals of Project Management
Application of management principles to the project environment; planning, control, scope, time and cost processes; project organization and human resource issues. Students review a current major capital project and submit and defend a project report.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Program Director.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Strategy and Global Management 691 and Civil Engineering 691 will not be allowed.
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 691)
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Strategy and Global Management 707       Advanced Strategic Management Tools
Re-examination of the main tools used in strategy analysis with a unique triple focus on: 1) inclusion only of tools that are actionable and lead to outcomes with clear management implications; 2) critical assessment of the ‘limits’ associated with applying each tool (boundary conditions; weaknesses; danger of wrong interpretation of results; unexpected negative spill-over effects; etc.); and 3) discussion of the most recent insights from the scholarly and practitioner oriented literatures, emphasizing dynamics.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Doctor of Business Administration program.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Strategy and Global Management 796       Qualitative Research in Strategy and Organizations
Processes of collecting, analyzing, and reporting qualitative data, as well as inducing theory from them. Application to the area of Strategy and Organizations is emphasized. Focus on various approaches to qualitative research and on developing competence in conducting it.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
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Strategy and Global Management 797       Advanced Seminar in Strategy and Global Management

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Strategy and Global Management 799       Doctoral Seminars in Strategy and Global Management

799.01. Survey of the Field

799.02. Corporate and Competitive Strategy

799.03. Current Topics in Strategic Management

799.04. Business Environment

799.05. Interorganizational Relationships: Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances


Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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