STRAT 488

Agribusiness Management 1

Management Marriott School of Business

Course Description

Concepts, tools, and approaches to understanding competitive forces and the development of sustainable competitive advantage for firms in the food, fiber, and horticulture industries.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Understand

Learning Outcome

Understand the concepts and models of strategic management presented in the course.

Title

Communicate

Learning Outcome

Persuasively communicate analytical conclusions and recommendations in verbal and written form.

Title

Develop

Learning Outcome

Further develop the personal sense of ethics and integrity that guide decision making in business, community, church, and family relationships.

Title

Apply

Learning Outcome

Apply the models of strategic management presented in the course to arrive at recommendations that will help organizations achieve and sustain competitive advantage.

Title

Analyze

Learning Outcome

Analyze the competitive situation facing a firm using the models of strategic management presented in class.

Title

Group Work

Learning Outcome

Effectively participate in group work.