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Strategic Management


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Strategic management is a business sub-discipline concerned with the coordinating of material and human resources within an organisation, in order to achieve long-term business goals. Strategic managers hold front roles in the process of decision-making and deal with specialised operations such as setting company objectives, evaluating the means of attaining them, formulating and implementing plans or anticipating outcomes.

A strategic manager often utilises knowledge from other related fields including business administration, finance and marketing, risk management, negotiation, statistics and human resource.

Business schools and economic colleges often offer studies in strategic management as specialisation or concentration track for a business management degree. Masters in Strategic Management focus on gaining entrepreneurship acumen and a broad understanding of modern business environments. Other strategic management topics include competitive strategies theories and models, corporate responsibility and ethics, marketing management, and risk management.

Career prospects for graduates in strategy management include administrator, organisational manager, marketing manager, business consultant, planning specialist, brand manager, corporate service manager, development manager, or executive assistant.

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Short Course Strategy, International PMOs and Project Management

The purpose of the Strategy, International PMOs and Project Management course at Aarhus University is to help prepare future managers/leaders to work within the field of PMOs (Project Management Office), project, program and portfolio management. Also, the course is for future managers/leaders who want to understand more about the topic before moving into a functional position in an organization.

Short Course Leadership, Management Strategy and Business Ethics

The Leadership, Management Strategy and Business Ethics course from Aarhus University is for students in the master’s program. The main goal of this course is to present, discuss and practice different strategical methods and explore their theoretical background in business ethics. Since every level of management is shaped by its leaders, the focus of this course is on leadership.

Certificate Strategic Leadership

The Strategic Leadership course offered by Maastricht School of Management informs you on the most relevant aspects of effective strategic leadership and offers you the tools and instruments that can help you in developing and implementing effective strategies.