The course focuses on the basic frameworks of business strategy and organization. Students can analyze real cases using these frameworks. And also, students can revise the frameworks using the findings from analysis. Interaction between theory and practice is important to co-evolution. In the strategy theory part, we will discuss domain, resource based view, and competitive strategies. In the organization theory part, we will discuss motivation, leadership, and organizational structure.
Through lectures and group work, the course enables students get knowledge about business strategy and organization.
At the end of this course, students will be able to explain the concept of business strategy and organization and acquire the ability to use several frameworks.
Business strategy , Business organizaition.
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
In addition to lectures, interactive lecture styles (such as exercise, case discussion, etc.) will be used.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation||Imagine the real examples of strategy and organization.|
|Class 2||Introduction ob business strategy||Explain the definition of strategy.|
|Class 3||Corporate strategy: Domain||Understand the domain stragety.|
|Class 4||Corporate strategy: Resource based view||Understand the ｒesource based view.|
|Class 5||Competitive strategy: Industry analysis||Be able to do industry analysis using framework.|
|Class 6||Competitive strategy: Building competitive advantage||Understand the competitive advantage.|
|Class 7||R&D strategy||Understand the R&D strategy|
|Class 8||Introduction of business organization||Explain the definition of organization.|
|Class 9||Organizational structure||Understand the demensions of organizational structure.|
|Class 10||Organization design||Distinguish the type of organization.|
|Class 11||Motivation||Understand the motivation.theories.|
|Class 12||Leadership||Understand the leadership theories.|
|Class 13||Human resource management||Understand the human resource management theories.|
|Class 14||Summarization of the course||Have overall picture of the course.|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Sakakibara(2002), Keieigaku nyumon, Nihon keizai shimbunsha.
All materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.
Students’ course scores are based on final report (80%) and exercise problems (40%).
IEE.D201 ： Introduction to Management