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OR6-1005 Strategy

Course description for academic year 2024/2025

Contents and structure

Course content and structure

The course will discuss and focus on the following themes:

  • What is corporate strategy?
  • Vision, business ideas, goals
  • Value creation
  • Sustainability in business
  • Competetive advantage
  • Competition and collaboration
  • Internal environment analysis
  • External environment analysis
  • Choice of strategy
  • Implementation of strategy

Learning Outcome

Learning outcomes


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.

General competency:

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

BØA112 Organisasjon og ledelse

BØA116 Markedsføring

Teaching methods

Teaching and learning:

In-class lectures, seminars, case studies in groups.

Compulsory learning activities

One written assignment i groups.

Must be passed in order to be registered for the exam.


5 hours written school exam.

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