Strategy matters to all operating companies, as it is a major determinant of the success of their business. This Corporate & Business Strategy course will cover the most important terminologies, theories, concepts, and frameworks on strategy. The course is designed to guide you through a comprehensive strategic analysis process, and demonstrate the application of theories into real-world business situations.
By completing this strategy course, you'll be able to:
Understand how the strategic analysis process helps decision makers perform in-depth analyses and identify optimal strategic alternatives
Differentiate between the three levels of strategy (corporate, business, and functional)
Perform external analysis by looking at the supply chain, mapping out strategic groups, building competitive forces model and analyzing PEST factors
Perform internal analysis by understanding a company's core competencies, competitive advantage, value chain activities and ways to sustain competitive advantages
Assess a company's current corporate-level, business-level and functional-level strategies
Learn how to generate, evaluate and select optimal strategic alternatives through methods such as SWOT analysis, DCF analysis and multi-criteria analysis
Tie strategic alternatives to a company's mission, vision and goals
Apply all theories taught in the lectures into a case study and generate the appropriate strategies using the provided information
WHO WILL BENEFIT
This strategy course is designed specifically for financial analysts. While it's open to students from any background (consulting, sales, HR, etc), it's tailored to demonstrate how strategic analysis can be tied to a Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model and other types of financial modeling.
Professionals who will get the most value from this class include investment banking, equity research, corporate development, equity research, and private equity.
1 Passport Day Plus $100 - 5 PD Hours