Demonstrates the use of competitive strategy to create shareholder value, industry attractiveness, firm-based resources and competitive advantage in a variety of settings, including technology-intensive and mature industries. Introduces the use of transaction cost economics and the capital-asset pricing model to analyze vertical integration, diversification and global strategies. Extensively uses case studies to build strategy development skills. This course should not be taken by MBA students.
Prerequisite: FI 300., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2015