HADM 4410: Strategic Management

Fall, Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: HADM 3350 or HADM 2351, and HADM 3650. Course fee: maximum $45 for all required materials throughout the semester. Required materials include cases and articles directly from HBR throughout the semester. Enrollment limited to: Nolan School seniors and juniors by permission.


  • Yuan Shi (ys943) - Fall 2023
  • Madeline Kneeland (mk2479) - Spring 2022
  • Bo Kyung Kim (bk398) - Fall 2022
  • Farhan Iqbal (fi42) - Spring 2023


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.