I. Course Prefix/Number: MGT 288
Course Name: Strategic Management
Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 0 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
2. To develop skills in thinking strategically about a wide variety of business situations.
3. To integrate concepts and techniques in decision making and problem solving found in various levels of business with an application emphasis.
4. To evaluate the opportunities and threats to a firms competitive environment.
5. To study the strategies of firms through cases which illustrate both successes and failures.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
The case study model and introduction to the simulation
Structure and process in strategy
Strategy and behavioral implications
Strategy for the Service Industry
Strategy for Manufacturing
Technology and Innovation
Strategic Planning and Policy
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
IX. Instructional Materials
Varies by instructor.
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
40% Case Studies
30% Written Assignments
30% Planning Assignment
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.