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Understanding Value Chains and Mastering the RACES Framework

Determine the optimum strategies for implementation.

Understanding Value Chains and Mastering the RACES Framework
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Master the RACES framework to explore strategic options

Focusing on the underlying mechanics for successful strategy formulation, this short course demonstrates how strategic issues are identified and prioritised.

It also offers guidance on the selection of suitable options for implementation.

What topics will you cover?

  • Strategic priorities and options including the Eisenhower Matrix and the RACES framework

  • Internal configuration of organisations including value chain, culture and architecture

What will you achieve?

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

  • Classify strategic issues
  • Develop strategic options
  • Evaluate strategic options using the RACES framework
  • Modify an organisation’s value chain

Who is the course for?

This course provides a framework for specialists wishing to identify and prioritise strategic issues and options for change and growth.

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