Macquarie University
Strategising: Management for Global Competitive Advantage Specialization
Macquarie University

Strategising: Management for Global Competitive Advantage Specialization

Future-proof your business strategy. Strategic management, global supply chain management, disruptive innovation, and sustainability

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Dr Mehrdokht Pournader
Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss
Dr Mauricio Marrone

Instructors: Dr Mehrdokht Pournader

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Specialization - 4 course series

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Analyse how technology and innovation can disrupt and reshape your organisation

  • Evaluate the different ways supply chains can effectively meet your customer's demands

  • Understand the different strategies that your organisation can implement in order to remain competitive

  • Develop your understanding of how organisations can make positive contributions to society while effectively maintaining their bottom line

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Specialization - 4 course series

Supply chain management: Be global

Course 123 hours4.8 (329 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the key drivers of global supply chain effectiveness

  • Create supply chain networks that are aligned with supply chain and business strategy of the firm

  • Identify the critical success factors, pitfalls, and risks of global supply chain management

  • Evaluate the sustainability of global supply chain operations

Skills you'll gain

Category: Risk Assessment
Category: Supply Chain
Category: Sustainable Design

Innovation and emerging technology: Be disruptive

Course 217 hours4.8 (440 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Demonstrate an understanding of a range of disruptive technologies and their implications on organisations, industry sectors and societies

  • Develop strategies and approaches to manage disruptive technologies by creating new business models

  • Apply strategic thinking and tools to evaluate relative advantage

Skills you'll gain

Category: Strategic Thinking
Category: Technological
Category: Business model innovation

What you'll learn

  • Assess business decisions using metrics including financial maximization, shareholder value, customer well-being, and societal impact

  • Apply the principles and tools of complex systems thinking to sustainable business challenges and/or opportunities

  • Identify and evaluate strategies, processes and leadership techniques that enable successful sustainability transitions in a business context

Skills you'll gain

Category: Sustainability
Category: Corporate Social Responsibility
Category: Ethics

Strategic management: Be competitive

Course 421 hours4.8 (309 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identifying the forces that shape competition for economic exchanges

  • Analysing the sources of value in company offerings and how do segment markets in order to create value

  • Developing strategic options that are suitable, feasible, and acceptable

Skills you'll gain

Category: Competitor Analysis
Category: Customer analysis
Category: Value Proposition
Category: Porter'S Five Forces Analysis

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Dr Mehrdokht Pournader
Macquarie University
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