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Graduate Studies Calendar 2018-2019 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions S Strategy and Global Management SGMA
Strategy and Global Management SGMA

Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business.

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; H(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 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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Doctor of Business Administration program.
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Strategy and Global Management 725       e-Strategy
The impact of Internet technology on strategic management of large corporations. How the technology influences industry structure and how it drives companies' competitive strategies and their organizational structures and systems. Explores the implications for strategic leadership in organizations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Corequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 725.
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Strategy and Global Management 751       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; H(3-0)
Corequisite(s):
Strategy and Global Management 601.
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Strategy and Global Management 775       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; H(3-0)
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Strategy and Global Management 789       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; H(3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Strategy and Global Management 795       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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Strategy and Global Management 601 or consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
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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; H(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; H(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; H(3S-0)
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