Topics in Strategic Management

Name: Topics in Strategic Management
Code: GES12559D
Duration: 15 weeks/156 hours
Scientific Area: Management

Teaching languages: Portuguese
Languages of tutoring support: Portuguese, French
Regime de Frequência: Presencial

Sustainable Development Goals

Learning Goals

To developed:
A - A deep scientific and technical knowledge in specific strategic management topics;
B - Capacity to be involved and participate in strategic decisions;
C - Holistic vision and skills to take advantage of strategic opportunities;
D - Capacity to do research, synthesize, to do team work, flexibility and argumentation.


1 – Strategic theory and practice: from intentionality to emergency;
2 – Concepts, tools, approaches and application contexts: from the market-based view to the resource-based view;
3 – Think and act strategically for competent management: “co-opetitive” dynamics, innovation and internationalization;
4 – The global approach to strategic planning: from classic to modern;
5 – Strategy research.

Teaching Methods

a) The method adopted for the acquisition and development of knowledge is based in the model of “teaching-research-application”. The sessions will include expositive sessions, readings, sessions doing team work and sessions for discussions of the realized projects;
b) The support material will be available either in paper copies or in the e-learning Moodle platform in the University of Évora; With e-learning Moodle platform we achieve lead students to interact in a tutorial regime with the professor.
c) The grade will be based on the performance on several projects (case studies, projects of reading topics and projects of different actual themes) individual or in group, with different weights in the final grade.

Teaching Staff