Leadership and Corporate Strategy - BUSN7260

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Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Autumn Term 6 15 (7.5) Mariam Mohsin checkmark-circle


In a world marked by constant transformation, how can emerging leaders navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities that shape corporate strategies?

Through engaging and interactive sessions, you'll unravel the complexities inherent in leadership principles and strategic decision-making. Using hands-on applications, we ensure that you not only gain theoretical knowledge but also develop the practical skills essential for effective leadership in the contemporary business environment.

You'll gain knowledge of corporate strategy tools that are indispensable resources used by organisations to navigate the intricate landscape of strategic decision-making and planning.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 22
Private study hours: 128
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
Individual Report (1,500 words) - 40%
Individual poster - 60%

Reassessment methods
100% coursework

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Employ theories, concepts and frameworks to identify and reflect upon strategic management issues and problems.
2. Understand the role of leadership for successful strategic management in organisations.
3, Identify and evaluate various strategic options.
4. Use an extended range of tools and frameworks to conduct a full strategic analysis of an organisation/business.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Find, select, organise and synthesise complex information at the forefront of the discipline.
2. Organise and present an analysis as a considered viewpoint.
3. Think critically, including the capability to evaluate statements in terms of evidence.
4. Conduct research into issues involving strategic management in organisations.


  1. Credit level 6. Higher level module usually taken in Stage 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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