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Strategic Management examines a broader view of the issues of business organizations with focus on the total enterprise, the industry, and competitive environment in which the organization operates, while stressing both problem formulation and problem solving.

Strategic Management Core Courses

MGT 6125    Strategic Management
An overview of the issues of business organizations, with the focus on the total enterprise, the industry, and competitive environment in which the organization operates, while stressing both problem formulation and problem solving.

MGT 6130    Managerial Economics
Provides students with an understanding of basic economic concepts (such as scarcity, costs, markets, and prices) and an ability to apply these concepts to business decision-making and public policy analysis.

MGT 6134    Managerial Economics II
A continuation of Managerial Economics, this course covers microeconomics including, game theory, information economics, oligopoly, and auction and bargaining models.

MGT 6126    Integrative Management Experience
A team- and project-based course that requires students to draw on all core skill areas for successful completion.

Strategic Management Electives

MGT 6135    Macroeconomics for Managers
This course is designed to provide future managers with an understanding of macroeconomics as well as how macroeconomic shocks can affect business operations.

MGT 6165    Venture Creation
Learn how to create, design, find, assess, and shape opportunities. Understand and apply the strategic process of venture creation. Develop and present a venture creation plan. Covers ventures starting from scratch or within an organization. Develop a sense of how to make decisions and execute strategies.
*This course is also part of the Entrepreneurship area.

MGT 6185    International Business Environment
Understand the forces in the global environment shaping a company's operations, choices, and opportunities. Illustrate best practices of international business competitiveness. Case situations focus on different countries' environments, industries, etc. Sharpen knowledge of international business issues and trends.
*This course is also part of the International Business area.

MGT 6190    Current Thinking in Strategy
This course builds on the core strategic management course (MGT6125) and strives to provide an in-depth and reflective coverage of current and emerging topics in strategic management.

MGT 6197    Global Strategic Management
Acquire knowledge, skills, and sensitivities to help in developing and executing global strategy. Understand global context, international competition, and cultural challenges. Learn strategic concepts, analytical frameworks, and heuristics for making decisions. Develop models for analyzing where to compete, where to locate, and what products to make.
*This course is also part of the International Business area.

MGT 6198    Corporate Entrepreneurship for Global Competitiveness
This course examines how strategic pioneering actions and innovation are used by organizations to renew themselves, their markets, and their industries.
*This course is also part of the Entrepreneurship area.

MGT 6663    Technology Strategy
Develop a capacity to think strategically about a company's technology decisions related to how much to invest in R&D, how to protect and commercialize innovations, how to improve and sustain a firm's performance through the generation and adoption of technological innovations. Conduct strategic analyses about technology commercialization in a variety of industries and competitive situations, with particular focus on high-tech industries.

MGT 6773    High-Tech Ventures
This course provides a forum for the in-depth examination of issues involving the strategic management of high-tech corporate start-ups and small technology-based businesses.
*This course is also part of the Entrepreneurship area.

MGT 6789    Technology Ventures
Improve your ability to assess the attractiveness of a new venture, anticipate the problems likely to be encountered as the business evolves, and predict its success or failure.
*This course is also part of the Entrepreneurship area.

MGT 6832    Tech Commercialization - second year TI:GER course
Understand project planning and technology commercialization development and expansion. Apply venture financing, licensing, and contracts concepts.

MGT 8803    Strategic Entrepreneurship
This course's objective is to hone your skills in using tools and frameworks of strategic analysis to formulate recommendations for entrepreneurial firms. Today's entrepreneurs and managers need to be able to recognize opportunities and cope with challenges created by technological developments, and entrepreneurial activity is particularly important in technology-intensive industries.
*This course is also part of the Entrepreneurship area.

MGT 8803    Managing Innovation
Conceptualize and identify opportunities for creating value through innovation. Develop an understanding of how to capture the value of innovation through a variety of techniques. Coherently integrate these principles with competitive and corporate strategies.