Business Strategy from Wharton - Competitive Advantage, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Business Strategy from Wharton - Competitive Advantage course in collaboration with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - WhartonX. Learn how to develop and execute strategies to gain competitive advantage and improve your position in the marketplace. 

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Overview

The Business Strategy from Wharton - Competitive Advantage course is part of the Professional Certificate Strategic Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - WhartonX. 

Maintaining a competitive advantage takes more than great timing or a single solution. Sustainable advantage requires a well-designed and well-executed strategy. This course was created to give you the tools and frameworks you need to develop and execute a successful strategy.

You’ll learn how to evaluate your own strategy, as well as how to locate sources of potential competitive advantage from a perspective that encompasses the internal, external, and dynamic fit of your strategy. You’ll also learn how to enhance your ability to assess the strategic impact of the moves of your competitors and how to maintain competitive advantage, understand the general drivers that create and sustain competitive advantage, and how to identify organizational barriers to change.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to assess and redesign your current strategy and develop plans for effective implementation to give your firm a competitive advantage.

What you'll learn

  • Evaluate your strategic environment in the present and the future
  • Identify the differences between organizational effectiveness and strategic positioning
  • Map core and supporting activities of your firm and how they interact with each other
  • Locate organizational barriers to strategy implementation and organizational change
  • Engage in a strategic planning process that works

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is strategy?
  • The difference between organizational effectiveness and strategy
  • The importance of tradeoffs
  • The value chain
  • Interactions among strategic choices
  • Mapping your firm’s activity system

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 3 hrs/week

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Language

English

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Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites:
  • Familiarity with basic business concepts
  • This is a graduate level course

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