Non-Thesis Master Program in Business Administration

Strategic Management(Mİ 608)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
Mİ 608 Strategic Management 1 3 0 0 3 6
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Tuncay GÜRBÜZ tuncaygurbuz09@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective The objective of the course is to enhance the students’ ability to comprehend major issues in strategic management. The purpose is thus, to familiarize them with the theories, tools and principles of strategic management. Trough lectures, experiential exercises, case studies and strategic analysis of the enterprises, the course provides the opportunity to develop skills for strategic thinking and analysis, leadership, and cross-functional integration.
Content Week 1. Introduction

Week 2. Basic Concepts in Strategic Management

Week 3. Environmental Scanning and Industry Analysis

Week 4. Internal Scanning: Organizational Analysis

Week 5. Strategy Formulation: Situation Analysis and Business Strategy

Week 6. Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy

Week 7. Strategy Formulation: Functional Strategy and Strategic Choice

Week 8. Strategy Implementation: Organizing for Action

Week 9. Simulation

Week 10. Mid term exam

Week 11. Presentation

Week 12. Presentation

Week 13. Presentation

Week 14. Presentation
Course Learning Outcomes In this course, the student should be able:

1.to evaluate past strategies and strategists
2.to analyze the company and its environment
3. to develop new strategies
4. to implement the selected strategies.
5.to have a global view of management.
Teaching and Learning Methods Lectures,

Case Study,

Simulation
References Contemporary Strategy Analysis R.M. Grant
Wiley 2010.

Exploring Corporate Strategy G.Johnson, K.Scholes, R.Whittington Prentice Hall 2009.

Strategic Management & Business Policy T.L.Wheleen & J.D.Hunger Pearson International Edition 2008.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction
2 Basic Concepts in Strategic Management
3 Environmental Scanning and Industry Analysis
4 Internal Scanning: Organizational Analysis
5 Strategy Formulation: Situation Analysis and Business Strategy
6 Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy
7 Strategy Formulation: Functional Strategy and Strategic Choice
8 Strategy Implementation: Organizing for Action
9 Simulation
10 Mid term exam
11 Presentation
12 Presentation
13 Presentation
14 Presentation
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 60 0
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 40 0
Toplam 100 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 4 10
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15
Project 1 25
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 6 10
Toplam 12 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student will be able to use the knowledge and skills needed for upper echelons of management. X
2 The student will be able to identify the behaviors to minimize the risks by taking into account internal and external conditions that effect the organization. X
3 The student should have the general knowledge about labor law, sociology, psychology, organizational sociology, logistics and quantitative methods that can be needed out of basic management functions. X
4 The student should have a command of information and communication technologies that are needed for professional business life. X
5 The student should keep the competitive power of business at higher levels in the increasing globalization and competition conditions with following visionary applications. X
6 The student will be able to identify the changes that are in the internal and external environment of business and the problems which are caused by these changes in time. Also, the student should improve solutions for these problems and apply them. X
7 The student will be able to generate the solutions for managerial problems with the help of management games and simulation techniques. X
8 The student should make presentations and discuss managerial problems at least two foreign languages. X
9 The student will be able to tend towards practices of case study and sample event assessment and contribute the projects in which he/she serves. X
10 The student should get the responsibility in teamwork and contribute to team work. X
11 The student should get the habit of updating his technical skills to adjust the changing and improving scientific and technologic environment. X
12 The student should make a principle of behaving ethical in business life and guarding the interests of his colleagues and business stakeholders. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 12 3 36
Assignments 4 2 8
Presentation 1 14 14
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 32 32
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 6,08
Credits ECTS 6
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