What you'll learn
Take Care of Your Competitors
Why Firms Work Together
Complementary Products and Strategic Partnerships
Entering a New Market
Why Worry About Research and Development
Designing Products Wisely
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 theory, we will analyse how businesses choose strategies to attain competitive advantage. This course is also available in Chinese. Please go to our course catalog to access the Chinese version of Competitive Strategy.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about Competitive Strategy
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Tobias Kretschmer – Professor – Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks