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OR6-1005 Strategy

Course description for academic year 2021/2022

Contents and structure

The course will discuss and focus on the following themes:

  • What is corporate strategy?
  • Vision, business ideas, goals
  • Value creation
  • Competitive Edge
  • Competition and collaboration
  • Internal environment analysis
  • External environment analysis
  • Choice of strategy
  • Implementation of strategy

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, the students should be able to:

¿ gain knowledge of generic strategies

¿ gain knowledge of strategic processes from a management perspective


Upon completion, the students should be able to:

¿ use key strategic tools, and consequently be able to make and reflect upon informed analyses and choices

¿ Implement strategic analyses for corporate entities with focus on market factors and companies' internal resources.


Upon completion, the students should be able to:

¿ understand how strategies can help achieve goals of value creation, efficiency and profitability

¿ carry out strategic market and resource analyses

¿ understand the theories underlying the strategic Tools

Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge


Teaching methods

In-class lectures, and seminars/problem solving in groups. T

Compulsory learning activities

One written assignment to be solved in groups. 


Individual written school exam, 4 hours.

Letter grade A-F

Examination support material


More about examination support material

Course reductions

  • OR6-202 - Føretaksstrategi - Reduction: 7.5 studypoints
  • OR6-1002 - Leiing og strategi - Reduction: 7.5 studypoints
  • ØKB2123 - Føretaksstrategi - Reduction: 7.5 studypoints
  • ØAO016 - Strategi og verksemdsutvikling - Reduction: 7.5 studypoints