Strategic management involves decisions about the set of goal-directed, coordinated commitments and actions that a firm undertakes to gain and sustain superior performance relative to competitors. It includes diagnosing the competitive challenges facing a firm, formulating strategies (including corporate, business, international, etc) to address the competitive challenges, and devising a coherent set of actions to implement a firm’s strategy.
Knowledge of strategic management complements students’ mastery of particular functional or operational areas, and allows graduates to understand how their functional roles and activities in a firm relate to the firm’s overall strategic objectives.
Upon successful completion of this minor*, the student will be able to:
*Strategic management is also offered as a concentration for business administration majors; please see the “Business Administration” page of the course catalogue for additional details and course descriptions.
Required Courses (18 hours)
Each course listed is 3 hours.
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