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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Business Strategy by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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About the Course

In this course you will learn how organizations create, capture, and maintain value. In doing so, you’ll develop an understanding of how and why this process is fundamental for sustainable competitive advantage. You will be able to better understand value creation, and capture and learn the tools to analyze both competition and cooperation from a variety of perspectives, including the industry-level (e.g., five forces analysis) and the firm-level (e.g., business models and strategic positioning). You will be able to: - Understand how managers coordinate different functional areas, resources, and systems inside a company and align them with the external environment to enhance overall performance - Recognize strategic management tools and frameworks and apply them to real business contexts - Process diverse business and industry information to diagnose strategic issues, evaluate strategic alternatives, and formulate a coherent and actionable strategic plan This course is part of Gies College of Business’ suite of online programs, including the iMBA and iMSM. Learn more about admission into these programs and explore how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into a degree program at

Top reviews


Aug 25, 2018

I am really honored to review this course. The course and the Professor was really having a high practical approach. 4th Module was little bit confusion although it was a great time doing the course.


Jul 29, 2021

I count myself priviledge to have taken the course and l enjoyed every bit of the lectures, executive opinions, and case studies. The course is very insightful, educative and practical.

Thank you.

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By Mehmet T D

Apr 6, 2021

Did you have enough opportunities to practice for the graded assignments and quizzes?

By Pratyush S

Jul 19, 2020

Excellent course. People looking out for Strategist profile must pursue this course.

By Javier A

Nov 5, 2019

Powerful content and concepts. Great application of examples through case studies.


Aug 23, 2020

It was a wonderful experience and learn many more aspect about Business Strategy


Jun 28, 2017

Class great and I learned a lot that will help with the business that I work in.

By Islam A F

Apr 23, 2020

Brilliant course! At times, it may get boring but the contents are outstanding.

By Kouame M a

Jun 20, 2016

Very practical and relevant course... I recommand it for all new entrepreneurs

By 刘佳琪

May 19, 2022

It's very helpful for me. Through this project, my knowlege has been up date.

By Muntasir A

Apr 21, 2020

A very well structured course to know the strategic aspects of organizations.

By Noureldin B

Nov 27, 2019

It was a real life experience, Thanks to Professor Deepak and the colleagues.

By lisabrantley

Jul 31, 2017

I learned quite a bit from this module. I highly recommend the entire course!


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By Gaurav V

Jun 12, 2019

Good course but new cases will be good for aligning with current environment

By Douglas C C

Nov 3, 2021

Execelente curso para overview de Estratégia de Negócios, com ótimos Cases.

By MS. S V

Jun 10, 2020

Excellent. Very clear explanation thought provoking assignments and quizzes

By Rahul A

May 28, 2020

All the details are very nicely explained. Case study were really good. Lea

By Jeanine D

May 8, 2020

Loved this course! The Teacher is amazing and the information is priceless.

By Chenai C M

Oct 23, 2017

Loved this course. It was easy to follow through and understand. Thank you

By Anitrus J

Dec 13, 2021

I enjoyed the real-life examples of today's businesses. Very insightful.


Apr 8, 2019

Was great to understand the environment and new strategies that are good

By Ihuoma U

Apr 11, 2018

Use of visual aid in teaching. Thorough research and simplified English.

By sangram d

Oct 17, 2020

This course is very important to gather knowledge on Business Strategy.

By Aydan G

Aug 1, 2020

Bigs yhank to course instructor, I really receive important information

By Mahesh S D

Apr 12, 2018

This was quite comprehensive and practical course on business strategy.

By Aguinaldo S

Feb 4, 2020

I still growing to understand better what a business look like inside.