Advance your strategic analysis skills in this follow-up to Foundations of Business Strategy. In this course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, you’ll learn the tools to analyze strategy across time (competitive dynamics), industries (corporate strategy), geographies (international strategy), and institutions (non-market strategy). Top-ranked faculty will introduce the tools you need to complete a comprehensive evaluation and understand the strategy dynamics of an industry: Competitive Life-cycle, Internationalization and Stakeholder Analyses, and Diversification Matrices.

What you will learn

  • The dynamics of competition, the competitive life cycle, and strategies to survive and thrive through industry disruption.
  • Internationalization strategies, how, where, and when to enter foreign markets, and foreign direct investment.
  • How businesses compete across industries, the value of being in different markets, and the right degree of diversification
  • Stakeholder management and how engaging with non-capital stakeholders can create value

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University of Virginia
A premier institution of higher education, The University of Virginia offers outstanding academics, world-class faculty, and an inspiring, supportive environment. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University is guided by his vision of discovery, innovation, and development of the full potential of students from all walks of life. Through these courses, global learners have an opportunity to study with renowned scholars and thought leaders.