Strategy and Organization

Strategy and Organization
Concepts and tools of strategic management, with an emphasis on the contribution of organizational behavior and theory in the development of sustainable competitive advantages.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to the Marriott School.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Summer
 ProgramsContaining BUS M 498
Course Outcomes

Strategy Concept Knowledge and Application

Apply key strategic management concepts (strategy framework, external analysis [industry, competition, customers], resource & capabilities analysis, and strategies for growth and innovation).

Strategy Formulation (Development and Planning)

Develop coherent strategic plans and recommendations for a business or organization.

Strategy Implementation & General Management

Utilize information from all business areas and functions (strategy, marketing, finance, accounting, operations, and HR) to make decisions in each of those areas and implement a coherent strategy.

General Strategic Thinking

Use appropriate analytical, critical thinking, and creative problem solving skills when confronted with a business situation or problem.


Communicate orally and in writing regarding strategy topics in ways that meet the MCOM 320 criteria.

Collaboration Skills

Work effectively as a part of a team.