Management Strategy and Decision Making

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Griffith University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

Upon completion of this online Management Strategy and Decision Making unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University, graduates will successfully be able to make and support strategic managerial decisions in a business environment.

You will be able to integrate your knowledge into practice to craft business strategies, reasoning carefully about strategic options, and using what-if analysis to evaluate alternatives.

You will demonstrate competence in the team decision processes involved in effective managerial problem solving.

Using current theories, common tools and best practice, you will be able to analyse an organisation's internal and external environments within the global environment, and recommend appropriate and ethical corporate strategies to improve business performance and competitive advantage.

Eligibility

There are no prerequisites for this unit; however, it is assumed that you have prior knowledge in this area, from studying related level 1 and 2 units or other relevant experience.

Areas of study

In this Management Strategy and Decision Making unit, the topics you will study include:

  • The concept of strategy
  • Goals, values and performance
  • Analysing the environment
  • Analysing resources and capabilities
  • Strategy implementation and generic strategies
  • Cost and differentiation strategies
  • Strategic applications I
  • Strategic applications II
  • Strategic applications III

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Security Studies, Macquarie University

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses

  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University
  • Bachelor of Business, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Communication, Griffith University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Upon completion of this unit, you will have the skills and expertise to make and support effective strategic managerial decisions. This unit will provide you with the framework to be able to craft a business strategy, logically discuss strategic options and critique alternatives in real world scenarios.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Management Strategy and Decision Making from Griffith University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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