UT Dallas 2018 Graduate Catalog

MECO6340 - Thinking Strategically

MECO 6340 Thinking Strategically (3 semester credit hours) This course examines managerial decisions that require consideration of how shareholders, competitors, customers, or employees are going to act or react. Using case studies from various business disciplines, students learn how to apply analytical frameworks from decision analysis, game theory, and psychology to make strategically savvy business decisions. Topics include reflexive thinking about a rival's response, how to make a commitment credible, inducing cooperation, and recognizing the information in others' actions. Prerequisite: MECO 6303. (3-0) Y