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Strategic ManagementGame TheoryCompetition (Economics)Strategic Thinking

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Take Care of Your Competitors

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 68 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Game Setting6m
Eliminating Dominated Strategies11m
Nash Equilibrium11m
Prisoners ’ Dilemma3m
Game Setting10m
Backward Induction8m
Credible Threats 10m
Wrap Up2m
3 readings
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
Complete slides for week110m
3 practice exercises
Simultaneous Games30m
Sequential Games30m
Take Care of Your Competitors30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Why Firms Work Together

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 61 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Reasons for Cooperation3m
Finite Repetition 9m
Backward Induction9m
Infinite Repetition10m
Factors Influencing Cooperation8m
Aggressive Commitment10m
Cooperative Commitment4m
Wrap Up2m
1 reading
Complete Slides Week 210m
5 practice exercises
Reasons for Cooperation30m
Finite Repetition30m
Infinite Repetition30m
Commitment30m
Why Firms Work Together30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Complementary Products and Strategic Partnerships

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Complements: Examples and Definitions7m
Generic Strategies 8m
Positive Externalities 9m
Examples 4m
Strategic Partnerships 7m
Wrap Up3m
1 reading
Complete Slides Week 310m
4 practice exercises
Complements30m
Strategies for Complements30m
Complements and Cooperation30m
Complementary Products and Strategic Partnerships30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Entering a New Market

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 81 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Market Attractiveness 6m
Structural Entry Barriers12m
Strategic Entry Barriers6m
Commitment / Value Chain Reconfiguration10m
Judo Economics / Niche Market 10m
Structural Entry Barriers / Commitment12m
Limit Pricing / Predatory Pricing 8m
Pre-Emption 5m
Wrap Up3m
1 reading
Complete Slides Week 410m
4 practice exercises
Market Choice and Entry Barriers30m
Entry Strategies30m
Entry Deterrence30m
Entering a New Market30m

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