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LC | Strategy: Getting Real about Options



The theme "Strategy, getting Real about Options" offers great value for international academic and professionals in Corporate Management, Strategic Management, Business Strategy, and Finance. Learning Communities aims to stimulate high calibre Master and PhD students to learn skills and new knowledge areas that complement their academic foundations and professional development. The learning process consists in taken a challenge and through discovery, learning new knowledge and skills to apply to a real Business case.

For: Bachelor, Master and PhD students of all degree programmes
Lecturer/s involved: Paulo J. Marques Morgado and Gijsbert T. J. Zwart
External business contacts involved: Company Professionals (t.b.a.); Creativity Expert; Other experts (t.b.a.)


Main benefits

The theme includes learning about Strategy development and Finance, using Real Options Theory and Game Theory to make decisions with quantitative support.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Develop international Corporate, Management, and Business Strategy.
  • Acquire knowledge in Finance Management
  • Analyze cases using Real Options Theory and Game Theory
  • Design empirical solutions
  • Develop professional skills

Skills covered
Skills to be developed that are required to perform individual tasks and maximize the team delivery.

  • Analytical
  • research
  • creativity
  • presentation
  • communication
  • negotiation
  • and other found necessary by the team

Schedule & Time Investment

•       Team building activity

1/2 day

•       Meet the company to learn about the challenge, the Business and meet key stakeholders

1 day

•       Creativity Workshop

2 hours

•       Class teaching on selected topics

6 hours

•       Weekly workings

2 h/w x 4 x 4 = 32 hours

•       Company visit to deliver a solution

1 day

Total number of hours estimated: 60 hours

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You can sign up for this Learning Community until 19 February.

Last modified:10 February 2017 2.13 p.m.