66.750 Macro, Industry, & Competitive Dynamics

Macro, Industry, & Competitive Dynamics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36950
Status Active

The course focuses on the broader industry dynamics associated with the manner and nature that technology industries evolve. Focus will put on macro level theoretical explanations for industry development, such as creative destruction, the s-curve, and industry structure. Additional topics may include first mover advantages and innovation, dynamic capabilities and knowledge-based theories of competence, strategic groups, competitor analysis and inter-firm rivalry, entry and exit strategies within an industry, strategic flexibility, and cooperative strategy including strategic networks, alliances and joint ventures.