MGPO 645 Strategy in Context (3 credits)

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Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Management Policy : Exploring how different environments enable some competitive modes and maneuvers while constraining others. Students will learn to analyze industry structure and competitive dynamics and how they evolve; the strategic positioning of firms; how opportunities get constructed and how firm capabilities get linked to them; how competitive advantage is developed and sustained. Theories and frameworks will be introduced but also critiqued in light of empirical evidence and practitioner experience.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Lifson, Elliot (Winter)

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken BUSA 690 (when topic was Strategy in Context)