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Classify Resources to Cultivate Competitive Advantage and Understand the Purpose of Corporate Social Responsibility

Reflect on different types of resources and their contribution to competitive advantage.

Classify Resources to Cultivate Competitive Advantage and Understand the Purpose of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Classify threshold and strategic resources to cultivate competitive advantage

This short course assesses strategic resources and their importance to competitive advantage.

It also explores the nature and purpose of Corporate Social Responsibility.

What topics will you cover?

  • Strategic resources including the VRIO framework, competencies and capabilities

  • The definition of Corporate Social Responsibility

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Assess the difference between strategic and non-strategic resources
  • Perform a resource analysis
  • Identify Corporate Social Responsibility Activities

Who is the course for?

This short course will help professionals develop unique value propositions within their sector.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Federico Topolansky is an Assistant Professor in business strategy and international business strategy at Coventry University, a position he took up in October 2019.

Dr Onjewu lectures in business strategy at Coventry University with research interests in transformational strategies, entrepreneurship, international business and the fourth industrial revolution

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry