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Foundations of Business Strategy, Certificate

Foundations of Business Strategy, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

Develop your ability to think strategically, analyze the competitive environment, and recommend firm positioning and value creation. In this course, we will explore the underlying theory and frameworks that provide the foundations of a successful business strategy and provide the tools you need to understand that strategy: SWOT, Competitor, Environmental, Five Forces, and Capabilities Analyses, as well as Strategy Maps. We'll apply these tools in case studies of industry leaders Google, Redhook, Piaggio and Apple. The Foundations of Business Strategy Foundations of Business Strategy programme is delivered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois at University of Virginia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date  This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 5 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks of study, 5-6 hours/week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Introduction to Strategic Analysis
  • Analyzing Industry Structure
  • Analyzing Firm Capabilities
  • Determining Competitive Position
For more info please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

No background knowledge is required. This Specialization is designed for all professionals interested in enhancing their business strategy skills, including executives, entrepreneurs, management consultants, financial analysts, and nonprofit sector leaders and employees.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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