MGT382 Strategy and Corporate Governance (8)

The purpose of this subject is to consolidate and broaden students' understanding of business, particularly in regards to strategic approaches. Students are encouraged to think more broadly about the concept of strategy, and apply their knowledge about industries and companies to the concepts and theories covered in the subject. The subject logically proceeds through concepts of strategic management, analysing the industry and company situation, and then crafting a strategy in a domestic or international environment. The issues of ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability are also considered.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Yangzhou University
Yunnan Uni-Finance & Economics
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Jilin Uni- Finance & Economics
Tianjin University of Commerce

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT382. 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

Enrolment Restrictions

Students completing Stages I, II and III of the Bachelor of Business Studies China Program or students enrolled in a Transnational Education TAFE Partner Program only. Not available to students who have completed MGT330.

Subject Relationships

MGT330 significant overlap in content

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to evaluate and explain the key components of strategic management such as situational analysis, strategy formulation and strategy implementation, and their interrelationships;
  • be able to apply analytical tools to analyse the external environment and internal situation of a business;
  • be able to compare and contrast how different competitive strategies allow a business to build competitive advantage and deliver superior value to customers;
  • be able to differentiate how changes in market conditions across countries can influence strategic choices in international markets; and
  • be able to analyse and explain the complexities of ethics, CSR (corporate social responsibility) and environmental sustainability in strategic management.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The concept and context of strategic management
  • Leadership and the strategic management process
  • Evaluating a company's external environment
  • Evaluating a company's internal environment; resources, capabilities, competitiveness
  • Crafting a strategy and competitive strategies
  • Strengthening a company's strategy and competitive positioning
  • Strategies for competing in international markets
  • Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability, and Strategy

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGT382 in Term 3 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 %
Report - industry analysis
Final exam

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.