Checking date: 12/04/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Strategic Management
(13121)
Study: Bachelor in Employment and Labour Relations (207)


Coordinating teacher: NIETO SANCHEZ, MARIA JESUS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- To offer the concepts, frameworks and techniques needed to make decisions in the field of strategic management. - To understand corporate governance aspects and their impact on the objectives and strategies. To understand the role of stakeholders. - To know the environmental analysis and industry analysis (industry attractiveness) identifying key sucess factors. - To examine the role of resources and capabilities in strategy formulation (specially, the role of human resources as source of competitive advantage). - To examine the emergence and sustainibility of competitive advantage. - To know the sources of competitive advantages - To understand the competitive strategy and its evolution over the industry life cicle
Description of contents: programme
The nature of strategic management. Business objectives. Corporate governance. External analysis. Internal analysis. Sources of competitive advantage The competitive advantage. Business strategies and industry evolution.
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical sessions, discussion of case studies, final project.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Grant, R. E.. Contemporary Strategic Analysis. John Wiley and Sons. 2013
  • Navas López, J.E. y Guerras Martín, L.A.. Fundamentals of Strategic Management. Thompson Reuters. 2013
  • Rodríguez, A. Nieto, MJ, Fernández, Z., Revilla, A. . Manual de Creación de Empresas. Thomson-Aranzadi. 2014
Additional Bibliography
  • Rothaermel, F. T. . Strategic management. McGraw-Hill. 2016

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.