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B4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences
B5_That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy
E11_Analyze and properly assess the scientific-technological and economic environment, both to look for innovative opportunities and to establish the necessary processes to adapt the organization to this environment
E15_Gather and interpret significant data to issue judgments that include a reflection on relevant topics in the business field and be able to prepare a document that allows information to be transmitted or an innovative business proposal
G2_Be able to innovate by developing an open attitude to change and be willing to re-evaluate old mental models that limit thinking
Communicate properly orally and in writing in the two official languages of Catalonia
T3_Show entrepreneurial leadership and leadership skills that build personal confidence and reduce fear of risk
The subject of Strategic Innovation has three objectives. On the one hand, to provide the student with the most advanced knowledge in terms of business strategy and relationship with the global environment.
On the other hand, by using the case method it allows the student to learn complex theoretical concepts thanks to real and current business cases.
Finally, by using a business simulator the student will be able to implement in a virtual environment the concepts learned in the class sessions (eg competitive advantage, innovation by segments, licenses, management of the global environment, etc.). .
Design the competitive strategy of the company or an innovation project and design, plan and direct innovative business models.
Apply knowledge about negotiation, conflict resolution, time management, emotional intelligence, decision making, study techniques, teamwork and communication techniques.
MD1. Master class: Expository class sessions based on the teacher's explanation attended by all students enrolled in the subject
MD3. Presentations: Multimedia formats that support face-to-face classes
MD4. Video capsules: Resource in video format, which includes contents or demonstrations of the thematic axes of the subjects. These capsules are integrated into the structure of the subject and serve students to review as many times as necessary the ideas or proposals that the teacher needs to highlight in their classes.
MD7. Case study: Dynamics that starts from the study of a case, which serves to contextualize the student in a specific situation, the teacher can propose different activities, both individually and in groups, among their students.
MD8. Role-playing games: Simulation dynamics in which each student plays a role specified by the teacher. As a "role", you will have access to specific information and must "play" its bases, according to the rules of the game, to solve or live the reference situation of the dynamics.
MD9. Solving exercises and problems: Non-contact activity dedicated to the resolution of practical exercises based on the data provided by the teacher
MD10. Research and critical reading of articles: Students start from a working hypothesis that they will develop, following the phases of the research methodology, including the critical reading of articles.
MD11. Non-contact tutorials: why the student will have telematic resources such as e-mail and ESCSET intranet resources.
The physical classroom or virtual it is a safe, free space of attitudes sexists, racists, homophobic, transphobic i discriminatory, ja be towards the students or towards the faculty. we trust that among all and all we can create a space sure on ens can to err i to learn sense having to suffer prejudice others.
1. What is a strategy?
1.2 Strategic leadership, competitive advantage and performance
1.3 Strategic managers
1.4 The process of elaborating strategies
1.5 Main objectives
1.5.1 External analysis
1.5.2 Internal analysis
1.6 Scenario planning
2. External analysis
2.1 The analysis of the industry
2.2 Opportunities and threats
2.3 Model 5 Goalkeeper Forces
2.4 Barriers to entry
2.5 Rivalry between established companies
2.6 Macroeconomic forces
3. The nature of competitive advantage
3.1 Internal analysis
3.2 Value creation and profitability
3.3 The value chain
3.4 The basic components of competitive advantage
3.5 Measuring competitive advantage: accounting
4. Competitive advantage through functional level strategies
4.1 Approach: Efficiency
4.2 Approach: Quality
4.3 Approach: Innovation
4.4 Superior customer responsiveness
5. Implementation strategy
5.1 Business level strategy (BLS)
5.1.1 Cost reduction
5.1.3 Value innovation
5.2 Market segmentation
5.3 Competing differently: blue ocean strategy
6. Relationship between BLS and the industrial environment
6.1 Strategies in a fragmented industry
6.1.1 Consolidate through innovation
6.1.2. Chains and franchises
6.1.3 Horizontal mergers
6.2 Strategies in embryonic and growing industries
6.3 Strategies in mature industries
6.4 Strategies in declining industries
7. Strategies in the global environment
7.1 Global and national environment
7.2 Global expansion, profitability and profit growth
7.3 Choice of a global strategy
7.4 The choice of the mode of entry
7.4.4 Joint venture
7.4.5 Wholly owned subsidiaries
8. Business strategy
8.1 Horizontal integration
8.2 Vertical integration
8.3 Strategic subcontracting
The subject includes: Master classes, practical classes (with the possibility of a virtual business simulator) where students will have to perform exercises, discuss in class cases, articles and topics of interest for the subject.
Simulator result (directly awarded by the program)
Final presentation (heading based on the relationship of each topic with the strategy adopted in the simulator).
The exam must be passed to make the average.
In the recovery the note of the continuous evaluation is maintained and only the examination will be able to be recovered.
A student who has not applied for the first call CANNOT apply for recovery.
Continuous assessment notes for different academic years will not be saved.
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KIM, W. CHAN (2005): "Blue ocean strategy". Harvard Business School Publ. body
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