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

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386 reviews

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 https://degrees.giesbusiness.illinois.edu/idegrees/....

Top reviews

HL
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.

NN
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.\n\nThank you.

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By ASHISH S

Jun 22, 2020

Amazing content and great learning experience. Wonderful real life examples and references.

By Dartagnan P J

Apr 21, 2021

Very instructive course. I would definitely suggest it to friends and other professionals.

By Alexa R

Apr 29, 2020

This was an educational and interesting course. I found the case studies very interesting.

By D A

Mar 10, 2020

I really enjoyed the way the course was taught including the interview from professionals!

By Rajesh G

Dec 11, 2016

Made business strategy understand very easily and in simple language by Prof Deepa Somaya.

By Tham W M

Jan 28, 2021

It is really a very detailed and helpful lecture for me to know more about the industry.

By Syed M H H

Jul 4, 2020

excellent course, help me to understand so many complex things, lucky to be a part of it

By Amy T

Sep 4, 2019

The course's content is good and the way teacher give example let me easy to understand.

By Nadia G

Jan 29, 2019

This course was so interesting and insightful. I really loved doing the case study work.

By Jennesan C

Jul 16, 2018

Challenging yet very useful course. Successfully finished the course! Thank you so much!

By Jerry D

Jul 10, 2018

Great course! Professor Somaya is an excellent instructor. You will not be disappointed.

By SHREYAS Y N

Apr 22, 2020

The course provided an in-depth understanding of Business strategy I had known earlier.

By Mayukh G

Jun 12, 2019

Loved this class ... Prof Somaya the best online instructor I have experienced so far !

By ARUN B

Mar 26, 2018

Excellent content and well planned course... lot of learning with real-life scenarios..

By P K S

Dec 31, 2016

Yet to complete the course but got inspired by intro lecture of Prof Somaya ! Awesome.

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.

By VIJAY G

Aug 23, 2020

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

By DENNIS O

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 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!