Strategy Analysis
2011-2012 - SMF2211 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

 The cource is an introductory to the strategic approaches used by organisations and to give the students the basic tools to solve this type of problems. Show the student the need for the whole organization to be integrated in the strategy prosess.The cource also focuses on the adaption of the organization to its surroundings.


 What is strategy?

 The strategic prosess and how to integrate all employees.

 Vision, mission and goals

 Strategic goals, strategic strategies, analysis

 Value Creation-Value Systems-Value Chains-Value Networks

 Internal ans external analysis

 Implementing strategy. Can all organisations use the same model?

Teaching Methods

Group works

Teaching Methods (additional text)

 Lectures, teamwork, task solution, counselling

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

 Internal, external every 4. year, next time in 2014

Re-sit examination

 Ordinar re-sit examination

Coursework Requirements

 Exercises, compulsory group work and projects

Teaching Materials

Isaksen, Arne, Karlsen, A., og Sæther, B. (red) 2008, Innovasjoner i norske næringer, Fagbokforlaget.

Løwendahl, Bente og Fred Wenstøp (2011) Grunnbok i strategi. 3 utg. 2. opplag  Oslo. Cappelen Damm.