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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Strategic Management - From Insight to Decision Program in collaboration with The RWTH Aachen University – RWTHx. Help your organization survive, drive, and thrive on fundamental technological changes in your industry with this strategic management course.

About

Learn how to (re)position your organization, orchestrate strategic alliances and assess strategic options from an ethical perspective. This advanced strategic management course helps you translate strategic insights into smart strategic decisions on positioning, partnering and being socially responsible:

Positioning the Firm

  • How can strategy portfolios guide corporate strategy and help decision-makers scope the activities of their organization?
  • How can general strategies help organizations gain competitive advantages in their industries?
  • How can organizations create uncontested market space?

Orchestrating Strategic Alliances

  • What is the case for cooperative strategy? When should we move from a competitive to a cooperative mindset?
  • What are strategic alliances and what is their payoff?
  • How can firms build and orchestrate collaborative ecosystems to enhance their (innovative) performance?

Embracing Social Responsibility

  • What is the role of business in society?
  • To whom are organizations responsible and for what?
  • How to encourage ethical behavior and reconcile responsibility and profitability?

All key ideas from the online lectures are illustrated through a real-life case study on Tesla and its role in the technological transformation of the global automotive industry to help you better prepare for real-life situations in your company.

After completing this course you will improve your career qualifications as Business Development Manager, Sales Manager or Consultant. Professionals from the industries of Automotive, IT, Finance, Health Care, Telecommunication and the Energy sector have already completed the course.

The Strategic Management - From Insight to Decision course is part of the Managing Technology and Innovation - How to Deal with Disruptive Change MicroMasters Program from The RWTH Aachen University - RWTHx.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Intensity 6 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      6 weeks,  6 to 8 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • Position your organization in times of transition
  • Orchestrate strategic alliances and broader innovation networks
  • Assess strategic options not just from an economic, but also from an ethical perspective

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Successful completion of MTI005x "Strategic Management: From Intuition to Insight" is highly recommended, successful completion of MTI001x, MTI002x, MTI003x and MTI004x is beneficial.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    149 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 149 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • National

    149 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 149 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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