Course Detail

Competitive Strategy (42001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Shivakumar, Ram
  • Content

    This course takes you through a series of cases, discussions and lectures that will equip you with the conceptual models, the analytical tools and the psychological mindset to think & act strategically.

    The emphasis is on enhancing your capabilities on 4 dimensions: 

    • Asking the right questions
    • Customizing models & frameworks to test hypotheses
    • Interpreting the evidence 
    • Creating scenarios and developing action plans 
    Format
    • Lectures

    • Discussion

    • Case Studies

    • Group Projects

    • Group Presentations

  • Prerequisites
    Business 33001: strict. Cannot enroll in BUSN 42001 if BUSN 20900 taken previously.
    Restrictions
    • Strict Prerequisite

  • Materials
    Required reading includes cases and articles.
    Resources
    • Canvas Site Available

  • Grades
    Course grades are based on case write-ups (groups), final exam, personal report (individual) and a company report (groups). Cannot be taken pass/fail.
    Grades
    • Graded homework assignments

    Restrictions
    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Winter 2022Section: 42001-81M 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center404In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: December 6 2021