• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
Future-proof your business strategy. Strategic management, global supply chain management, disruptive innovation, and sustainability with this Strategising - Management for Global Competitive Advantage offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University.
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This Strategising - Management for Global Competitive Advantage Specialization gives you the opportunity to try out a course in a Master’s degree to get a feel for the full experience. If you complete the course, it can potentially count towards credit if you enroll to the Global MBA Global Master of Business Administration.

Leaders must have the ability to develop and deploy effective strategies. This Strategising - Management for Global Competitive Advantage offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University will prepare you to be the strategic change-maker capable of enabling your organisation to compete into the future. 

Take an online course from a full Master’s degree for less than $100

You will learn: how to think strategically to make your organisation more competitive (Be Competitive); how crucial it now is for supply chains to effectively meet customer demands (Be Global); how to leverage technology and innovation to disrupt and reshape your organisation (Be Disruptive); and how to make a positive contribution to the world while effectively maintaining the bottom line (Be Sustainable).

What you will learn

  • Analyse how technology and innovation can disrupt and reshape your organisation
  • Evaluate the different ways supply chains can effectively meet your customer's demands
  • Understand the different strategies that your organisation can implement in order to remain competitive
  • Develop your understanding of how organisations can make positive contributions to society while effectively maintaining their bottom line

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 6 months to complete
      • Suggested 4 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supply chain management: Be global
  • Innovation and emerging technology: Be disruptive
  • Global sustainability and corporate social responsibility: Be sustainable
  • Strategic management: Be competitive

Details on Coursera Plus:

  • Learn Anything: Explore any interest or trending topic, take prerequisites, and advance your skills
  • Save money: Spend less money on your learning if you plan to take multiple courses this year
  • Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, move between multiple courses, or switch to a different course
  • Unlimited Certificates: Earn a certificate for every learning program that you complete at no additional cost

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Intermediate Level

  • Some related experience required.

Tuition Fee

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