HADM 4410: Strategic Management
Fall, spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.
Prerequisite: at least one course in accounting, finance, marketing, operations, economics, and information systems. Enrollment limited to: senior level status and juniors by permission. Because students work in groups, absolute drop deadline is two weeks after first day of class.
Limited to Hotel Students
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Strategic management integrates all of student's previous courses, including marketing, finance, accounting, operations, etc., and introduces them to new strategic management concepts. The course examines the total enterprise, the industry, and the competitive environment in which it operates. The goal is to develop a mastery of the analytical tools to perform analyses of the industry and competitors. The course focuses on how firms formulate, implement, and evaluate strategies. Using a case-based approach, the course emphasizes critical thinking and decision making to maintain competitive advantage in a hypercompetitive and maturing industry.