MPM706 - Strategic Management

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MMM706
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

C Higgins (Trimester 1), M Frazer (Trimester 2)


completion of at least six MBA units

Incompatible with: MPM703, MPR706
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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The unit will develop students' capacity to think strategically about an organisation, its industry and competitive position.  It will also enable students to understand the tools used for the analysis of its strategic position; to understand the correct application of these tools to a variety of industry situations; to integrate functional knowledge in making strategic decisions and to develop an appreciation of the organisational processes by which strategies are formed, evaluated and implemented.


Written Assignment (Group 4-6 students) 4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
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