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MANT451 Strategic Change and Innovation

Consideration of seminal and contemporary literature in strategic management, change and innovation across a range of subject areas in order to develop an appreciation for key questions that lie ahead for research and practice.

Paper title Strategic Change and Innovation
Paper code MANT451
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
1st Non standard period (18 September 2023 - 15 December 2023) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,163.90
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.

Enrolments for the N1 occurrence of this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Annie Zhang

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.

This paper is taught via lectures, small group discussions and readings, case analysis and interaction with outside organisations.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Develop an appreciation for the range of choices, actions and processes that collectively constitute an organisation's strategy
  • Develop and apply critical and strategic thinking to decision making, taking into account competing perspectives and discipline areas
  • Develop an understanding of the concept of competitive advantage and its sources
  • Improve written and verbal communication skills to present coherent and persuasive analyses of academic readings and case studies

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-14, 16-22

1st Non standard period (18 September 2023 - 15 December 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system