MGM505 Strategic Management (2)

The subject introduces the strategic planning function within an organisation. This includes consideration of an organisation's internal resources as well as the external factors which impact upon strategic decision making. The formulation, implementation and selection of strategic alternatives which mesh with these factors is also examined. This subject may include some face to face workshops and activities depending on the student cohort.


Micro Session 6 (82)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGM505. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and examine underlying assumptions that underpin strategic management;
  • be able to apply and critically analyse strategic management concepts and models; and
  • be able to reflect on learning, and integrate prior knowledge and skills, to develop strategic recommendations.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • An introduction to the study of policy formulation
  • The corporate mission and goals or objectives
  • Internal resource audits
  • Assessment of the external environment
  • Strategy evaluation and development
  • Strategy implementation

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGM505 in Micro 6 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Planning a strategic workshop
Strategic review

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.