Course Detail

Competitive Strategy (42001)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Covert, Thomas
  • Content
    This course applies tools from microeconomics, game theory, industrial organization, and theory of the firm to analyze business decisions. It focuses on how firms can anticipate and influence their rivals' competitive behavior, and the impact this has on profitability. Classes combine case analysis and discussions with lectures. Topics include efficient production, pricing, product design, commitment, firm structure and boundaries, network effects, and entry and exit. The course is designed for students who are comfortable with the material in 33001.
  • Prerequisites
    Cannot enroll in BUSN 42001 if BUSN 20900 taken previously.
  • Grades
    No auditors.
    • No auditors

  • Syllabus
  • Spring 2024Section: 42001-01W 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC07In-Person Only
  • Spring 2024Section: 42001-81W 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center204In-Person Only
  • Spring 2024Section: 42001-85S 1:30PM-4:30PMGleacher Center204In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 2 2023