Course Brief

Strategic management is concerned with the processes by which management plans and co-ordinates the use of business resources with the general objective of securing or maintaining competitive advantage. This course provides the student with a general insight into the historical development of management practices and international
business policy. In particular this course reviews the developments and literature on corporate strategy and critically reviews the possibilities and limitations of management action in highly contested international markets.


  • This course is offered in 60 hours
  • What is Strategy?
  • Strategic Decision Making – An Evolutionary Approach
  • Business Strategy – The Market Positioning Approach
  • The Resource Based View
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Real Option Theory
  • Strategic and Organisational Learning in Complex Environments
  • The New Economy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Strategy in an International Context
  • Co-operative Strategies
  • Strategic Networks and the Virtual Corporation
  • The Multinational Corporation
  • The Globalisation of the World Economy
  • The Global and Transnational Organisational Forms
  • Strategies for Managing Cultural Diversity
  • International Strategy in the Service Sectors
  • Managing Strategic Change

One unseen written paper.

  • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with International Business

    This programme is designed to prepare you for a career in modern business and management.

  • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with specialism in Marketing, HRM, International Business

    This programme is designed to prepare you for a career in modern business and management.

    Students can complete any one (1) of the following qualifications:-

    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Marketing
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Human Resource Management
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with International Business

    Successful managers have to deal with a business context that is about constant change. To be ready for these challenges, you will require an intellectual understanding that will help you analyse and make a decisive contribution to solving these issues.  The BSc Business Administration degree helps give you   these perspectives. You will be encouraged to think critically and creatively.

    In order to obtain the BSc (Hons) in Business Administration, students will pursue:-

    • 6 core modules
    • 6 elective modules

    At SBCS we focus on -

    • Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
    • Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.

    Highlights at a glance -

    • Final Year (Top-up)
    • Global Recognition
    • Excellent Facilities and Administrative Support
    • Expert Lecturers