The specialization is designed for gaining knowledge on the theory and concepts of competitive strategy and organization design. Through illustrating real-world examples, interviews with industry experts as well as own hands-on project experience learners have the opportunity to immediately apply newly gained theoretical insights to practical challenges.
Throughout all modules of the specialization, students’ learning process is aided through plenty of interaction opportunities.
In the final industry project, learners can apply all the knowledge gained throughout the specialization to solve a real-life business problem faced by our partner company.
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Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 5 to 6 months.
What background knowledge is necessary?
No background knowledge is required! Anyone interested in learning more about competitive strategies and the strategic design of organizations is welcome to join the Specialization.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
We recommend to take the courses in the presented order, as they build on each other.
Coursera courses and certificates as such do not carry university credit. However, some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
You will improve your ability to analyze and understand strategic decisions of organizations and be able to improve your own decision making. You will have applied your new knowledge to a specific practical case and have gained experience in how to apply theoretical insights in every-day management decision making.