Course Overview Note
(Revised from original 2003 version)
Corporate Strategy: Course Note for Instructors
Introduces students to the concerns that impact a firm's choice of strategy, scope, and organization and assists in three central tasks that comprise the typical decision problem: diagnosing the sources of corporate advantage, evaluating the limits to such advantage, and offering prescriptions that overcome these limits. In studying a range of firms across a variety of contexts, from global market leaders to start-up companies, the course builds on the analytical tools introduced in nearly all the first-year courses, but particularly Strategy. To train students in this way of thinking, the course draws heavily on recent advances in economics, notably industrial organization, organizational economics, and financial economics.
Keywords: Corporate Strategy;