BADM/BUOL 638 Strategic Decision-Making

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

BADM/BUOL 638, Strategic Decision-Making (3 credit hours).

This capstone course integrates the knowledge learned from all functional areas in business into a strategic plan. In addition to reviewing key concepts of business and corporate strategy, the course addresses traditional approaches to industry and competitor analysis and competitive advantage, and contemporary extensions and refinements of these concepts. Analytical tools and techniques are demonstrated through case studies focusing on the relationship between an organization and its environment, competition, market entry, vertical integration, diversification, global competition, and strategic alliances.

Prerequisites: Managerial Accounting, Organizational Behavior, Marketing Management, Managerial Finance, Legal/Ethical/Social Environment, and Managerial Economics.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

The mission of the Hutton School of Business and the Robert W. Plaster Graduate School of Business is to foster academic excellence and student achievement at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Students are provided with a strong academic foundation in business, and are prepared to become productive, competent, and ethical professionals.  The Hutton School of Business and Plaster Graduate School of Business provide a learning environment that is characterized by student-oriented instructional methodologies and the development of leadership and life-long learning skills in its students.

At the Hutton School of Business and Plaster Graduate School of Business, the following broad-based goals for students have been developed:

  • Students will acquire the relevant disciplinary knowledge and competencies appropriate to their program of study.
  • Students will acquire effective business-related professional skills.
  • Students will be challenged to assess their personal values and connect them to ethical behaviors appropriate to their intended endeavors.

Based upon these broad-based goals, the Plaster Graduate School of Business has identified the following general intended student learning outcomes (MBA ISLO) for students:

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate well-developed problem-solving skills.
  2. Students will be able to identify the major theories and concepts in the areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing.
  3. Students will be able to apply their findings from the major theories and concepts in the areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing to organizational decision making.
  4. Students will be able to analyze the opportunities and challenges of global business issues.
  5. Students will be able to apply standards of ethical behavior in business to managerial decision making.
  6. Students will be able to apply appropriate technological and quantitative methods and tools to the solution of practical management problems.
  7. Students will be able to demonstrate advanced professional business communication skills.
  8. Students will be able to demonstrate well-developed organizational, leadership, and teamwork skills.
  9. Students will be able to integrate theory and practical application across business functional areas for the purpose of strategic analysis, planning, implementation, and control.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this course, the student will

  • Be able to formulate strategies regarding potential international business opportunities (ISLOs 1, 2, 3, 4, and 9)
  • Have a clear understanding of the key concepts and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis (ISLOs 1, 5, and 9)
  • Recognize the different stages of industry evolution and recommend strategies appropriate to each stage (ISLOs 1, 3, 8, and 9)
  • Have a set of useful analytical skills, tools and techniques for analyzing a company strategically (ISLOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
  • Have the ability to take a general management perspective in analyzing a particular company (ISLOs, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9)
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concept of competitive advantage (ISLOs 2, 3, 8, and 9)

REQUIRED TEXT

David, Fred R. & David, Forest R. (2017). Strategic Management: A competitive advantage approach, 16th. Pearson

ISBN: 13: 978-0-13-416784-8

COURSE EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Course Activities and Experiences:

Students are expected to do the following in this course:

  • Research a topic each week via the Internet and/or UC’s online library
  • Read the assigned readings each week
  • Type initial posts and peer replies in the discussion forums each week
  • Participate in group/team work
  • Take an exam
  • Work on a major case study in groups/teams and on an individual case study assignment
  • Work on APA formatted papers and power points in reference to the major case study (group work) and in reference to the individual case study

SEE THE COURSE SCHEDULE and THE RESIDENCY SESSION SCHEDULE BELOW

 

Week No. # 7

NKY Campus/

Florence, KY

RESIDENCY SESSION TOPICS/ASSIGNMENTS DUE POINTS

POSSIBLE

February 22nd – 24th

 

Friday 4 pm – 10 pm

Sat.      7 am – 10 pm

Sun.     7 am – 1:30 pm

Student Introductions Presentation

Entrance Quiz Discussion

 

CPT Reflection Assignments

 

Individual Case Study

Individual Case PPT

 

Residency Participation

 

5

 

5

 

90

 

 

200

100

 

200

  Total Points 600 (60%)

Course Schedule

 

Week Topic Linkage to SLO Points Possible Projected Feedback
Week 1

 

Jan. 7th – 13th (2019)

Submit your “Student Introduction” in Residency Folder drop box

Submit your Entrance Quiz in Residency Folder drop box

 

Read the syllabus thoroughly

Read Chapters 1 and 2 from the assigned textbook

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

2, 7, 8, 9  

Residency Points

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

01/18

 

Week 2

 

01/14 – 01/20

Read Chapters 1 and 2

 

Complete the Reflection assignment

2, 7, 8, 9  

 

20

 

 

 

01/25

Week 3

 

01/21 – 01/27

Read Chapters 3 and 4

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

2, 7, 8, 9  

30

 

 

02/01

Week 4

 

01/28 – 02/03

Read Chapters 3 and 4

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

2, 7, 8, 9  

20

 

 

 

02/08

 

Week 5

 

02/04 – 02/10

Read Chapters 5 and 6

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

 

2, 7, 8, 9  

30

 

02/15

Week 6

 

02/11 – 02/17

Read Chapters 5 and 6

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

 

2, 7, 8, 9  

20

 

 

 

02/22

 

Week 7

 

02/18 – 02/24

Read Chapter 7

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

 

Residency Session 02/22 – 02/24 NKY

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 30  

03/01

 

Week 8

 

02/25 – 03/03

 

 

Read Chapter 7

Complete the Reflection assignment

Residency Session/NKY campus/Oct. 19th – 21st

Student Introductions Presentation

Entrance Exam Discussion

Work on Individual Case and PPT

Study/Research/Study/Presentations

 

Refer to the Residency Session Schedule regarding Points assigned to Work completed at the Residency Session

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9  

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/08

Week 9

 

03/04 –

03/10

 

Read Chapter 8

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

2, 7, 8, 9  

30

 

03/15

Week 10

 

03/11 – 03/17

 

 

Read Chapter 8

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2, 7, 8, 9 20  

 

03/22

Week 11

 

03/18 –

03/24

 

 

Read Chapter 9

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

 

1, 2, 7, 8, 9 30  

03/29

Week 12

 

03/25 – 03/31

 

 

Read Chapter 9

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

1, 2, 7, 8, 9 20  

04/05

Week 13

 

04/01 – 04/07

 

Read Chapter 10

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9 30  

04/12

Week 14

 

 

04/08 –

04/14

 

Read Chapter 10

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

Individual Case Study and PPT are Due at the end of the Week

1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9 20  

 

 

04/19

 

Week 15

 

04/15 – 04/21

 

Read Chapter 11

Complete the Discussion Forum assignment

 

Complete and Submit all Assignments by the end of the Week

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 30  

04/26

 

Week 16

 

04/22 – 04/28

Read Chapter 11

Complete the Reflection assignment

 

 

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 20  

 

05/02

 

  Total Points   400 (40%)  

 

Chapter readings from the assigned textbook:

Weeks 1 and 2

Chapter One – The Nature of Strategic Management

Chapter Two – The Business Vision and Mission

Weeks 3 and 4

Chapter Three – The External Assessment

Chapter Four – The Internal Assessment

Weeks 5 and 6

Chapter Five –  Strategies in Action

Chapter Six –  Strategy Analysis and Choice

Weeks 7 and  8

Chapter Seven – Management, Operations, and Human Resource Issues

Weeks 9 and 10

Chapter Eight –  Marketing, Finance/Accounting, R&D, and MIS Issues

Weeks 11 and 12

Chapter Nine – Strategy Review, Evaluation, and Control

Weeks 13 and 14

Chapter Ten – Business Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Environmental Sustainability

Weeks 15 and 16

Chapter Eleven –  Global and International Issues

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