This field is relevant for students pursuing general management careers with multinational corporations as well as management consulting careers. The field provides students with a deep grounding in the basic logic of competitive advantage, premised on a careful analytical treatment of the distinct qualities and positions of individual firms, and an understanding of broader competitive dynamics. This background positions students well for guiding strategy at both established and emerging enterprises pursuing both domestic and international strategies. Foreign market entry strategies through exporting, licensing, franchising, acquisitions, or foreign direct investments are also emphasized.
The Strategic Management and International Consultancy Field requires the completion of a minimum of three courses.