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2016-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 7000 - Economic and Competitive Analysis


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Executive Fellows Program only. This course explores the interplay of managerial economics and strategic management. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of the competitive analysis tools underlying strategy formulation. Based on an analysis of the factors shaping the industry environment, firms assess their positioning relative to their rivals, and formulate strategies in order to achieve a durable competitive advantage. The course covers various topics in strategy formulation, such as product positioning and differentiation, diversification, vertical integration, scale and scope, pricing, strategic commitments, entry deterrence, and creative destruction.