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Develop your ability to think strategically, analyze the competitive environment, and recommend firm positioning and value creation. In this course, we will explore the underlying theory and frameworks that provide the foundations of a successful business strategy and provide the tools you need to understand that strategy: SWOT, Competitor, Environmental, Five Forces, and Capabilities Analyses, as well as Strategy Maps. We'll apply these tools in case studies of industry leaders Google, Redhook, Piaggio and Apple....
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Introduction to Strategic Analysis

Welcome to the first module in the Foundations course. In this module, we'll discuss the meaning and importance of business strategy to an organization's competitive positioning. You'll learn about strategic analysis and the SWOT, competitor, and environmental analysis tools and then apply these tools in the Google case study. Enjoy learning!...
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12 видео (всего 63 мин.), 6 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video12 видео
Strategic Analysis4мин
The Strategist's Challenge6мин
Fundamental Principle of Business Strategy6мин
Competitive Markets6мин
A Little Calculus2мин
Two Perspectives on Economic Rents7мин
Module Lessons1мин
Strategist's Toolkit: SWOT Analysis2мин
Strategist's Toolkit: Competitor Analysis2мин
Strategist's Toolkit: Environmental Analysis3мин
Google Case Debrief14мин
Reading6 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Course Overview10мин
Course Requirements10мин
Get to Know Your Classmates10мин
Using the Discussion Forums10мин
Google Inc: Buy, Sell, or Hold?10мин
Begin the Competitive Position Assignment10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Introduction to Strategic Analysis24мин
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Analyzing Industry Structure

Hello and welcome back. In this module, we'll explore how to assess an industry's structure and how the competitive dynamics in an industry affect profitability. We'll go into depth with the five forces tool, a common and highly influential analytical framework. You'll get a chance to apply this tool in the Redhook case study. Enjoy analyzing!...
Reading
11 видео (всего 79 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video11 видео
Threat of Entry, Part 19мин
Threat of Entry, Part 24мин
Threat of Substitutes10мин
Bargaining Power of Buyers, Part 17мин
Bargaining Power of Buyers, Part 26мин
Bargaining Power of Suppliers5мин
Intensity of Rivalry9мин
Module Lessons3мин
Strategist's Toolkit: Five Forces Analysis4мин
Red Hook Brewing Case Debrief12мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Redhook Brewing Company10мин
Reminder: Competitive Position Assignment10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Analyzing Industry Structure24мин
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Analyzing Firm Capabilities

Welcome! In this module, we'll examine the tangible and intangible assets that form an organization's strength. We'll show you in depth how to complete a capabilities analysis and how to use this analysis to guide decision making. In the Apple case study you'll get a chance to apply this tool. Happy analyzing!...
Reading
9 видео (всего 53 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video9 видео
Value Chain5мин
Alignment6мин
Sustainability: Imitation7мин
Sustainability: Durability4мин
Building Capabilities8мин
Module Lessons1мин
Strategist's Toolkit: Capabilities Analysis2мин
Apple Case Debrief9мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Apple (Computer) Inc.10мин
Reminder: Competitive Position Assignment10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Analyzing Firm Capabilities24мин
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Determining Competitive Position

Welcome to the final module. In these lessons, we'll explore firms' competitive positioning relative to rivals and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of four generic competitive positions firms occupy. We'll use an easy and intuitive tool--strategy maps--to visually communicate information about firm positioning, and discuss which position is best for a particular firm to see maximum value. Then apply what you've learned in the Piaggio case study. Happy analyzing!...
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8 видео (всего 48 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video8 видео
Generic Competitive Positions, Part 18мин
Generic Competitive Positions, Part 27мин
Mapping Competitive Positions6мин
Which Position Is Best?5мин
Module Lessons2мин
Strategist's Toolkit: Strategy Maps4мин
Piaggio Case Debrief7мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Piaggio10мин
Assignment Overview10мин
Assignment Rubric10мин
Sample Assignment Submission10мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Determining Competitive Position24мин
Peer Review Practice20мин
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автор: TMMay 2nd 2018

This course is very helpful. It emanates from the strategist' mind. The way this course empowers a person is phenomenal. I personally learnt a lot with this course and hope to learn further as well.

автор: SAOct 16th 2017

Great course, perfect mix of theory and real life cases. Both the tutors are extremely effective in putting across their point. Very good course to learn the basics of Business straetgy.

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Michael Lenox

Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer
Darden School of Business

Jared Harris

Samuel L. Slover Research Chair in Business Administration
Darden School of Business

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This Specialization covers both the dynamics and the global aspects of strategic management. With cases drawn from leading companies like Disney, Microsoft and Zappos, you'll learn how to evaluate industry evolution, build and sustain competitive advantage, formulate and assess business strategies, and align efforts to organizational strategy. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills by creating a comprehensive Strategic Analysis for an existing business or a venture of your own....
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