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Investigating strategic capability and change

Investigate contrasting views of strategic change and explore how to identify opportunities and capabilities.

Investigating strategic capability and change
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours

Deepen and broaden your understanding of strategic change.

This course investigates how strategy can enable entrepreneurial success.

You will compare strategic change perspectives to assist in choosing the appropriate perspective for different situations.

Explore how to read the environment and identify opportunities. Apply macro analysis and examine outside-in thinking.

What topics will you cover?

  • Strategic change perspectives
  • Outside-in thinking
  • Macro-analysis
  • Opportunity identification
  • Strategic capability

What will you achieve?

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

  • Develop your understanding of how strategy can enable entrepreneurial success.
  • Compare strategic change perspectives to assist in choosing the appropriate perspective .
  • Investigate how outside-in thinking can assist an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Identify opportunities and strategic capability.

Who is the course for?

For students undertaking the graduate/ postgraduate certificate, jointly delivered by Coventry University and Deakin University.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Colin Higgins is an Associate Professor in Management at Deakin University and also leads Deakin's Global Courses. He teaches strategy and researches how companies engage with sustainability

Steve has over 20 years experience in research, teaching and consulting in the fields of business strategy, leadership, organisational culture, innovation and change management.

Prof Maas is the Director of the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship at Coventry University. Has broad international business and academic experiences in various countries.

I am a Professor in Education Practice - Entrepreneurship and the Lead Educator for the this course. I have worked in higher education, in industry and I ran my own consultancy for around 15 years.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021