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2014/2015  BA-BISHO3003U  Strategic Management

English Title
Strategic Management

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period Third Quarter, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in International Shipping and Trade
Course coordinator
  • Martin Jes Iversen - MPP
Main academic disciplines
  • Management
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
Last updated on 09-01-2015
Learning objectives
At the end of the course, the students must be able to:
  • Describe, classify, structure and combine the concepts, theories, methods of strategic leadership including management and development of the resources of the shipping organization
  • Identify and develop relevant strategic position of an organization
  • Define and analyze specific problems in the shipping industry by using the theoretic concepts, theories, methods and models
  • Assess and communicate the solution of problems and thus be able to focus on decision making and the use of strategic tools in situations with conflicting objectives
Strategic Management:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Oral exam based on written product

In order to participate in the oral exam, the written product must be handed in before the oral exam; by the set deadline. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the written product and the individual oral performance.
Individual or group exam Individual
Group project, max. 5 students in the group
Size of written product Max. 50 pages
Assignment type Project
Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
20 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Preparation time No preparation
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and external examiner
Exam period Spring Term, The regular examination takes place in March. The make-up and retake examination takes place in August.
Make-up exam/re-exam
Another examination form
Re-examination when the regular examination is failed is a 20 minutes individual oral exam based upon the same group project with a 2 pages supplement.

Make-up examination when ill at the oral exam is a 20 minutes individual oral exam based upon the same group project.

Make-up examination when ill during the writing of the project is a 72-hour individual home assignment of max. 10 pages, assessed by one internal examiner.
Course content and structure
To be announced
Teaching methods
Lectures as well as group work
Last updated on 09-01-2015