In this course, you will learn the basics of strategy, law, and organization design.
The first part of this course is about strategic management and core concepts such as business strategy, corporate social responsibility, and key trends in strategic management. To understand the complexity of organizations you will learn about Stackelberg’s game theory, agency theory, and principal-agent problems. At the end of this part, you will understand how managers need to think strategically in all stages of an organization’s lifecycle and how to manage a company in an ever-changing environment.
The second part of this course is about organization design and the three ways organizations grow: growth by acquisitions, organic growth, and growth through internal development. You will learn how to develop a company’s capabilities and understand the economic trade-offs managers make to determine the best growth strategy.
The third part of this course is about organizational law and design developed by Wouter de Jong. It starts with the basic legal problems of organizations like a conflict of interest, misappropriation, and agency problems. You will learn how to deal with these issues under modern-day legal frameworks. The course also deals with the question of how an organization should be governed to facilitate its long-term success and learn how the board of directors should be organized.
This course is designed for people who want to understand the basics of strategy, law, and organization design in order to have a better understanding of organizations. It will be useful for students in business, entrepreneurship, and management.
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