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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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KATSTA14 Readings in Strategy 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Management and Organization
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2012 – 2015

Learning outcomes

By concluding the course, the student broadens his or her knowledge and thinking related to various strategic alternatives and challenges facing contemporary business organisations. Issues related to how strategy, networked organisations and business innovations are intertwined form the core of this course.


The course comprises of individually studying and reading two of the three assigned books and then taking an exam.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Downes & Nunes: Big Bang Disruption. Strategy in the age of devastating innovation. Portfolio Penguin 2014.

Gray & Van der Wall: The Connected Company. O´Reilly Media 2012.

Christensen: The Innovator’s solution. Creating and sustaining successful growth. Harvard Business Review Press 2003 (or newer).

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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