Business Strategy from Wharton: Competitive Advantage

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Descripción del Curso

Module 1: Analyze your firm’s internal fit

  • What is strategy?
  • The difference between organizational effectiveness and strategy
  • The importance of tradeoffs
  • The value chain
  • Interactions among strategic choices
  • Mapping your firm’s activity system

 

Module 2: Analyze your firm’s external fit

  • The concept of “value”
  • Industry analysis
  • Willingness-to-pay and cost drivers for different customer segments
  • Your value proposition
  • Strategic Positioning

 

Module 3: Maintaining your firm’s dynamic fit

  • The origins of your firm’s strategy
  • Drivers of strategy evolution
  • Barriers to organizational change (perception, knowledge, motivation, and coordination challenges)
  • Disruptive technological changes

 

Module 4: Creating new strategies and initiatives

  • Creating new strategic possibilities
  • Identifying conditions for success for each possibility
  • Designing empirical tests
  • Selecting strategic possibilities
  • Important shifts in mindsets

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