Management and Strategy
Click on the subdomain titles to examine the range of skills and concepts a student can expect to demonstrate for assessment of this Domain:
- Developing Global/Transnational Business Strategies
- Executing Organizational Strategy
- Managing Operations
- Planning for Strategic Competitiveness
- Using Information Systems for Competitive Advantage
Developing Global/Transnational Business Strategies
- The graduate selects the appropriate international trade strategy for an organization based on the history of international trade, international trade theories, and theories on foreign investment.
- The graduate evaluates various types of global business influences and how those influences may determine a firm’s global operations.
- The graduate develops international business strategies.
Executing Organizational Strategy
- The graduate applies strategic thinking to the challenge of executing a strategic plan and demonstrates the ability to manage strategically.
- The graduate demonstrates knowledge of key concepts in managing corporate culture to achieve management purposes.
- The graduate designs responsibility centers and develops a balanced scorecard system to improve strategic success.
- The graduate designs capacity, process, layout and location strategies.
- The graduate utilizes process and methods analysis, measurement techniques, and scheduling concepts to design the work environment and plan labor requirements.
- The graduate employs Just-In-Time, Lean Systems, and Constraint Management concepts and scheduling methods to improve operating efficiency.
- The graduate organizes the supply chain to create competitive advantage for an organization.
- The graduate applies operations and requirements planning and inventory management concepts to achieve operating objectives.
- The graduate analyzes applicable legal and regulatory requirements to determine whether organizations meet legal responsibilities and act with social responsibility.
Planning for Strategic Competitiveness
- The graduate assesses the environment and the competitive situation for the purpose of developing a strategic plan.
- The graduate utilizes strategic thinking to evaluate opportunities and to develop a strategic plan.
Using Information Systems for Competitive Advantage
- The graduate identifies strategic considerations for selecting and using information technology systems and tools.
- The graduate analyzes data from analytical and intelligence systems and knowledge management systems and uses the results to make recommendations to business decision makers.
- The graduate makes ethical decisions for the use of information technology and creates processes to maintain the security of data in information technology systems.
- The graduate identifies considerations and selects or recommends strategies and technologies for engaging in e-business.