Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Specialization

Starts Dec 25

Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Specialization

Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Specialization

Excel in Competitive Strategy & Organization. Acquire theoretical knowledge & tools to master internal & external strategic management challenges

About This Specialization

Paired with humorous elements and illustrating examples, the Competitive Strategy and Organization Design specialization is the ideal choice for curious individuals who enjoy unique learning experiences and innovative teaching approaches. Its style is likely to appeal especially to young, middle-aged and young-at-heart learners. The specialization is indended for learners interested in engaging in fundamental theories and concepts of strategy and organization and applying these to practice. Employed professionals and management students will benefit from deepening and refreshing their existing knowledge by means of our specialization. Learners with non-business backgrounds will gain valuable additional business insights complementing their existing knowledge. Participants will learn to understand and analyze ● behavior of organizations in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent ● strategies to build up and maintain a customer base ● internal workings of an organization as well as its interaction with the outside world, i.e. partners, complementors and competitors ● the design of an effective organization that can compete, grow and adjust flexibly to different environments This specialization is the only online learning program in which students can learn and laugh at the same time. That said, we are looking forward to learning and laughing with you!

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4 courses

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Projects

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Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Competitive Strategy

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    10 hours of videos and quizzes
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    In this six-module course, you will learn how businesses and organizations behave in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent, i.e. where my actions affect my competitors' profits and vice versa. Using the basic tools of game th
  2. COURSE 2

    Advanced Competitive Strategy

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    7.5 hours videos and quizzes
    Subtitles
    English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    Advanced Competitive Strategy will introduce new topics and modules with even more real world examples and opportunities for student interaction than in the previous course Competitive Strategy (https://www.coursera.org/learn/competitivestrategy). In
  3. COURSE 3

    Strategic Organization Design

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 5,5 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Strategic Organization Design will introduce new topics and modules with even more real world examples and opportunities for student interaction than its predecessors Competitive Strategy (https://www.coursera.org/learn/competitive-strategy) and
  4. COURSE 4

    Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Project

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    This industry project is designed to allow you to apply the knowledge you have gained throughout the specialization for advising a real company. Our partner company will approach you with two specific questions the company is currently facing and tha

Creators

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

    LMU Munich is recognized as one of Europe's most renowned and traditional academic and research institutions, attracting inspired scholars and talented students from all over the world since 1472.

    As one of Europe's leading research universities, LMU Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its 500-year-tradition of scholarship, LMU covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from the humanities and cultural studies through law, economics and social studies to medicine and the sciences.

  • Tobias Kretschmer

    Tobias Kretschmer

    Professor

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