What you'll learn
Module 1: Vertical Integration and Diversification
Module 2: Global Strategy
Module 3: Strategy and Structure
Module 4: Corporate Governance
In this course you will learn how organizations create, capture, and maintain value, and how it is fundamental for sustainable competitive advantage. You will be able to better understand economic value creation and value appropriation, and learn the tools to analyze both competition and cooperation from a corporate level perspective, (e.g, through vertical integration, diversification, and geographic scope decisions).
Understand how corporations create, capture, and sustain competitive advantage.
Analyze business situations and create a coherent corporate strategy.
Understand the fit between corporate strategy and organization structure to improve economic performance.
This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price.
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 Corporate Strategy
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Joe Mahoney – Professor of Business Administration – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Business Department of Business Administration
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