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MGMT8038 - Corporate Strategy Implement.

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Title:Corporate Strategy Implement.
Long Title:Corporate Strategy Implement.
Module Code:MGMT8038
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: DON CROWLEY
Module Author: OLIVE MURPHY O DWYER
Module Description: A firm’s strategy implementation capabilities are a key determinant of the organisation’s strategy performance outcomes. This module focuses on dynamic aspects of an organisation, fundamental to the successful and effective implementation of an organisation’s chosen corporate strategy.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically evaluate current methodologies used to facilitate corporate strategy implementation in a case study.
LO2 Apply appropriate judgement in the effective selection and application of appropriate methodologies to support successful corporate strategy implementation in a case study.
LO3 Analyse the essential role of an appropriate organisational structure and culture in the successful implementation of corporate strategy.
LO4 Critically assess the essential role of effective control mechanisms and comprehensive governance systems in the successful implementation of corporate strategy.
LO5 Discuss strategic leadership and managing organisational change in the context of corporate strategy implementation and evaluate the importance of corporate entrepreneurship.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Corporate Governance
The relationship between stakeholder, management and corporate performance; Governance mechanisms; Business ethics & strategy.
Organisational Structure
Implementing strategy through structure; structural configuration & operation; Integration and integrating mechanisms; Factors that influence organisational structure; Restructuring; Emerging trends.
Organisational Culture
Organisational culture; Traits of strong and adaptive corporate cultures; Managing culture
Organisational Control
Implementing strategy through organisational control; Strategic control systems; Levels and types of control.
Strategic Leadership & Managing Change
"leadership" V's "management." The role of leadership in the strategy process; Diagnosing the change dynamic; Types of change; Managing change; Tools for managing strategic change.
Strategic Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship, culture and competitive advantage; Managing entrepreneurial capabilities; Structuring the organisation for entrepreneurship; Using human resource management practices to promote an entrepreneurial environment.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Students will work in groups and will be required to complete a case study assignment on a corporate strategy implementation scenario. Students will be required to make a presentation on this report. 1,2 40.0 Week 8
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3,4,5 60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based Instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning (Non-contact) Reading, Research and Private Study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based Instruction 1.5 Every Week 1.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Directed Learning, Research, Work-based Learning and Private Study 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Tutorial Class based Tutoring 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Charles W.L. Hill, Gareth R. Jones, Melissa A. Schilling. 2013, Strategic Management: Theory: An Integrated Approach, 11th Ed Ed., ; Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781285184494]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Michael Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert Hoskisson 2014, Strategic Management: Concepts: Competitiveness and Globalization, 11th Ed Ed., Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781305142749]
  • Johnson, G., Scholes, K. & Whittington, R. 2009, Exploring Corporate Strategy with MyStrategyLab: Text and Cases, 8th Ed Ed., Financial Times Prentice Hall Harlow [ISBN: 0273731564]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Journal: British Journal of Management
  • Journal: International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Journal: Strategic Management Journal
  • CIPD Website: www.cipd.co.ukCIPD
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BHRMN_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management 8 Mandatory

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