Strategic Management

  • This integrative specialization emphasizes applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from the various functional areas of accounting, finance, managerial economics, marketing, operations management, and organizational behaviour in the context of strategy making. Courses aim to develop students’ ability to 1) Identify and analyze critical threats and opportunities confronting an organization, 2) Make recommendations for the development and use of the firm’s resources, and 3) Most effectively utilize an organization’s capabilities to ensure its success.

  • Professor James Darroch, Area Coordinator
    Professor James Darroch, Area Coordinator

Career Opportunities

  • The Strategic Management specialization prepares students to become thoughtful, reflective and decisive future managers equipped for the real work of an executive in the various functional areas of accounting, finance, managerial economics and marketing.

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    Your career is top priority at Schulich. To make career decisions that are right for you, the CDC will help you identify strengths, determine career objectives, develop career plans, hone skills for career management and put your professional development plan into action.

    - Our highly experienced CDC Advisors bring a unique combination of first-hand knowledge, experience and diverse perspectives in a wide variety of businesses and industry sectors.

    - Take advantage of a series of proven career-building modules, including up-to-date Job Search Techniques, Self-Assessment, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, and Interview Skills to help you stand out from the competition.

    - Corporate Information Sessions offer you an opportunity to meet top level recruiters, alumni and executives.

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Study Options

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  • Specialization Requirements

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    Requirements

    To specialize in Strategic Management enrol in 12.00 credits as outlined below:

    • 6.00 credits of Required Courses
    • 6.00 credits of Elective Courses

    Required Courses

    • MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
    • MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
    • STRATEGIC THINKING SKILLS

    Elective Courses

    • ECONOMICS OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
    • ECONOMIC FORECASTING & ANALYSIS
    • ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NEW VENTURE CREATION
    • FINANCING GROWING VENTURES
    • INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
    • CREATING GLOBAL CAPITALISM
    • CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
    • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    • MANAGING CHANGE
    • BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT
    • STRATEGY EXECUTION

Faculty

  • Faculty members teaching in the Strategic Management area possess a wide variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. While their research is at the cutting edge of their fields, they have published some of the leading books, numerous articles in prestigious journals and have won numerous awards and honors.

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  • Student Clubs

    Schulich Consulting Club (SCC) 

    The Schulich Consulting Club is a quickly-growing industry-oriented club that strives to introduce and educate interested prospective students to the consulting field, and prepare BBA and MBA students for recruitment and – ultimately a profession – in consulting. The objective is for members to develop the toolkit required for effectively tackling case competitions and case analysis interviews through a series of seminars and opportunities to work with firms on real-world projects.

    Email: contact@schulichconsulting.com
    Website: http://schulichconsultingclub.com/