Strategy and Policy

SMG SI 422

Provides students with a powerful set of tools which will prepare them to analyze, formulate, and implement business firm strategy with the aim of attaining sustainable competitive advantage. Adopts the perspective of the general manager, challenging student knowledge in each functional area in the effort to create integrative strategies that serve the needs of shareholders, as well as other stakeholders inside and outside the company. The course includes conceptual readings, which elucidate the fundamental concepts and frameworks of strategic management, as well as case analyses, which enable students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations and managerial decisions. The course culminates with a final project, which requires student teams to perform a complete strategic analysis on a public company, considering its industry environment and dynamics, its strategic positioning and internal resources, and proposing a course of action for the firm to respond to its strategic challenges. 4 cr.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Furman SMG 208 TR 9:30 am-11:00 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
A1 Furman SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Hawn SMG 208 TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
B1 Hawn SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Kirks SMG 312 MW 3:30 pm-5:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
C1 Kirks SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Kirks SMG 312 MW 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
D1 Kirks SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
E1 Hawn SMG 208 TR 11:00 am-12:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
E1 Hawn SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
F1 Collier SMG 208 TR 3:30 pm-5:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
F1 Collier SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
G1 Hawn SMG 228 TR 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
G1 Hawn SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
H1 Kirks SMG 312 MW 9:30 am-11:00 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
H1 Kirks SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
I1 Furman SMG 208 TR 8:00 am-9:30 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
I1 Furman SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Collier SMG 240 TR 8:00 am-9:30 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
A1 Collier SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Lipuma SMG 304 MW 9:30 am-11:00 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
B1 Lipuma SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Kirks SMG 208 TR 9:30 am-11:00 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed
C1 Kirks SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Cosway SMG 228 MW 3:30 pm-5:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
D1 Cosway SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
E1 Lipuma SMG 304 MW 11:00 am-12:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
E1 Lipuma SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
F1 Kirks SMG 315 TR 11:00 am-12:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
F1 Kirks SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
G1 Molander SMG 228 TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
G1 Molander SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
H1 McManus SMG 208 TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
H1 McManus SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
I1 McManus SMG 220 MW 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed
I1 McManus SMG ARR R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Stamped Approval
Class Closed

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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