Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Specialization

Price: Free

Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: Business/Management

Language: English

Location: Online

Training Description:

Paired with humorous elements and illustrating examples, the Competitive Strategy and Organization Design specialization is the ideal choice for curious individuals who enjoy unique learning experiences and innovative teaching approaches. Its style is likely to appeal especially to young, middle-aged and young-at-heart learners.

The specialization is indended for learners interested in engaging in fundamental theories and concepts of strategy and organization and applying these to practice. Employed professionals and management students will benefit from deepening and refreshing their existing knowledge by means of our specialization. Learners with non-business backgrounds will gain valuable additional business insights complementing their existing knowledge.

Participants will learn to understand and analyze

● behavior of organizations in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent

● strategies to build up and maintain a customer base

● internal workings of an organization as well as its interaction with the outside world, i.e. partners, complementors and competitors

● the design of an effective organization that can compete, grow and adjust flexibly to different environments

This specialization is the only online learning program in which students can learn and laugh at the same time. That said, we are looking forward to learning and laughing with you!

Created by:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

courses

4 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects

Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

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Certificates

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Projects Overview

The specialization is designed for gaining knowledge on the theory and concepts of competitive strategy and organization design. Through illustrating real-world examples, interviews with industry experts as well as own hands-on project experience learners have the opportunity to immediately apply newly gained theoretical insights to practical challenges.

Throughout all modules of the specialization, students’ learning process is aided through plenty of interaction opportunities.

In the final industry project, learners can apply all the knowledge gained throughout the specialization to solve a real-life business problem faced by our partner company.

Additional information

COURSE 1

Competitive Strategy

Commitment: 10 hours of videos and quizzes

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

About the Course

In this six-module course, you will learn how businesses and organizations behave in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent, i.e. where my actions affect my competitors' profits and vice versa. Using the basic tools of game 

 

COURSE 2

Advanced Competitive Strategy

Commitment: 7.5 hours videos and quizzes

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese (Simplified)

About the Course

Advanced Competitive Strategy will introduce new topics and modules with even more real world examples and opportunities for student interaction than in the previous course Competitive Strategy (https://www.coursera.org/learn/competitivestrategy). 

 

COURSE 3

Strategic Organization Design

Commitment: 6 weeks of study, 5,5 hours/week

Subtitles: English

About the Course

Strategic Organization Design will introduce new topics and modules with even more real world examples and opportunities for student interaction than its predecessors Competitive Strategy (https://www.coursera.org/learn/competitive-strategy) and

 

COURSE 4

Competitive Strategy and Organization Design Project

Upcoming session: Nov 26

Subtitles: English

About the Capstone Project

This industry project is designed to allow you to apply the knowledge you have gained throughout the specialization for advising a real company. Our partner company will approach you with two specific questions the company is currently facing and

Speakers:

Tobias Kretschmer

Tobias Kretschmer

Professor

Participation

Registration deadline: 28 September 2019

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