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Strategy Electives. STR 815Corporate Strategy and Post-Merger Integration (2 sections) STR 887Strategy Seminar (2 sections) STR 897Investigations into the Nature of Strategy (2 sections) STR 8044The Consulting Process STR 8305Strategic Thinking: Integrating East and West - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Strategy ElectivesSTR 815Corporate Strategy and Post-Merger Integration (2 sections)STR 887Strategy Seminar (2 sections)STR 897Investigations into the Nature of Strategy (2 sections)STR 8044The Consulting Process STR 8305Strategic Thinking: Integrating East and WestSTR 8310Competitive DynamicsSTR 8435Emerging Medical TechnologiesSTR 8459Corporate Innovation and Design Experience (semester long)STR 8468 Organic Growth: A Challenge for Public CompaniesCBP 895ADBP: ConsultingSTR 8484Creativity and Design Thinking

  • GBUS 815: Post-Merger Integration Role of acquisitions in corporate strategyAchievement of merger objectives after the deal is doneIntegrating different types of mergers:In-market (industry consolidation)Product/market extensionsDiversificationJay Bourgeois

  • Jay Bourgeois

    GBUS 887: Strategy SeminarThe economics of strategyCompeting on capabilitiesCompetition, competitive advantage, and rivalryStrategy as a process

  • GBUS 897: Investigations into the Nature of StrategyQ2 and Q4Purpose is to give students confidence in creating novel strategiesExploration of wide variety of metaphors for strategy from non-business disciplines:BiologyAnthropologyMilitary historyExperimental game theoryNeuroscienceOthersTiha von Ghyczy

  • GBUS 8310: Competitive Dynamics Seminar

    Overview: This advanced strategy seminar provides class participants with an integrative framework and specific analytical tools for understanding how firms interact in the marketplacewithin an industry, across industries, and beyond national borders. The seminar intends to engage participants on two fronts: bridging application and scholarship, and maximizing the student-centered learning experience. Topics: Analysis of a competitive attack, Prediction of competitive reactions, Dynamic global competition, Competitor analysis, Competition-cooperationAudience: especially useful to thoseinterested in high-level business-strategy consulting, advanced strategic planningand marketing, and industry security analysis, as well as anyone seeking to develop sophisticated competitive thinkingMing-Jer Chen

  • GBUS 8305: Strategic Thinking: Integrating East and West

    Overview: This seminar intends to help participants 1) develop a deep understanding of the strategic concepts and business models underlying foreign (in this case, Chinese) business, based on a thorough knowledge of cultural and institutional differences; 2) use this understanding to think broadly about global enterprise; 3) develop a globally integrative perspective that enables them to conduct business in any part of the world.Topics: Chinas re-emergence and its global implications, competition-cooperation, a globally integrative business perspective, a new enterprise framework.Audience: especially useful to those interested in pursuing managerial careers with responsibilities involving international operations or high-level strategic components, and to those interested in strategy consulting, international business, or business opportunities in Asia.Ming-Jer Chen

  • GBUS 8468: Organic Growth: A Challenge of Public Companies

    Overview: examines the challenges of creating consistent organic growth in public companies. Students will use their knowledge of strategy, operations, finance, marketing, and human resources to focus on growth from a growth manager, an organizational design, and strategy and execution perspectives.Topics: Building A Growth System; Who Are Growth Leaders?; A Growth Experimental Pipeline; Growth Resiliency; Managing The Risks of GrowthAudience: designed for those who will either manage, lead, or execute growth inside public companiesbe consultants creating growth strategiesbe involved in finding and investing in growth companiesbe involved as investment bankers in financing growthEd Hess

  • GBUS 8459: Corporate Innovation and Design ExperienceQ3 & Q4Overview: semester long course meeting Tuesday af in Quarters 3 & 4, focused on exploring and using design thinking and innovation principles and tools to accelerate business model innovation. Students will form teams to do a hands-on innovation project aimed at providing user insights, deep concept thinking, and prototypes for specific innovation opportunities to client organizationsTopics: Design thinking; business model innovation; user-driven design; visualization techniques; hypothesis generating and testing; prototyping; storytellingAudience: any student interested in developing his or her capacity for innovative thinking in any field or career: especially of interest to those interested in strategy consulting, product management, business development Jeanne Liedtka

  • GBUS 8484: Creativity and Design ThinkingQ3 Overview: This course covers much of the same material as 8459, with a greater emphasis on the topic of creativity and without the field project. It is focused on exploring and using design thinking and innovation principles and tools to identify and accelerate innovation opportunitiesTopics: Design thinking; business model innovation; user-driven design; visualization techniques; hypothesis generating and testing; prototyping; storytellingAudience: any student interested in developing his or her capacity for innovative thinking in any field or career: especially of interest to those interested in strategy consulting, product management, business development Rachel Brozenske