Business Policy and Strategy
– BUS 4403 : Learning Materials

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Learn Business Policy and Strategy

Course Overview

This course addresses the formulation, implementation, monitoring and control of business strategies and supporting organizational policies. Students learn to evaluate the comprehensive business enterprise through an integrated view of the various functional disciplines. This course attempts to develop the conceptual and abstract skills required by leaders of businesses in a competitive environment in order to understand business issues and challenges from the perspective of all functional managers.


Preparation Resources

Business Policy and Strategy – BUS 4403 -Course Schedule and Topics:

This course will cover the following topics in eight learning sessions, with one Unit per week. The Final Exam will take place during Week/Unit 9 (UoPeople time). 


Week 1: Unit 1 – Formulating Policy and Strategy


Week 2: Unit 2 – Implementing Strategy


Week 3: Unit 3 – Monitoring and Control of Policy or Strategy Execution


Week 4: Unit 4 – Structural Frame of Reference


Week 5: Unit 5 – Economic/Business Frame of Reference


Week 6: Unit 6 – Political/Cultural Frame of Reference


Week 7: Unit 7 – Human Resources Frame of Reference


Week 8: Unit 8 – Policy and Strategy Integration: The Role of Leadership


Week 9: Unit 9 – Course Review and Final Exam