Corporate Strategic Planning - MGT 640

This is a capstone course integrating the various concepts and skills taught in the other business courses. It focuses on strategic planning, business policy formulation and implementation. Strategic Planning is viewed as the process by which an organization maintains its competitiveness within its work environment by determining its present business position, where it wants to go, and how it wishes to get there. This is done by identifying business resources and competitive capabilities, and directs these resources towards gaining sustainable competitive advantages. The course treats also modern strategic perspectives such as global strategic planning, corporate governance and sustainable strategies, strategic games and business thinking. Prerequisites: FIN 620, MGT 620, MRK 620.