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LO1 Analyse the impact and influence which the macro environment has on an organisation.

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ASSIGNMENT BRIEF

HNBS 332 Business Strategy

Unit Number and Title

HNBS 332 Business Strategy

Academic Year

2021/22

Unit Tutors

 

Assignment Title

Strategic Management Plan

Issue Date

w/c 14th February 2022

Submission Date

 

IV Name & Date

 

Guideline for Final Submission

  • The assessment for this module is in 2 parts: ASSIGNMENT PART 1 and ASSIGNMENT PART 2.
  • You should aim to complete ASSIGNMENT PART 1 before WEEK 6 and make sure you get FORMATIVE FEEDBACK from your lecturer during teaching weeks 5 and 6.
  • It is also recommended that you complete ASSIGNMENT PART 2 before WEEK 10 and get FORMATIVE FEEDBACK from your lecturer for your Assignment 2 during teaching weeks 9 and 10.
  • Once you complete BOTH PARTS, you need to compile them into a single Microsoft Word document for Final Submission.
  • Remember, there will be only ONE submission link on Moodle. You cannot submit PART 1 and PART 2 separately.

Assignment 1 -  HNBS 332 Business Strategy

Submission Format

The submission is in the form of an individual strategic management plan report. This should be written in a concise, formal business style using 1.5 line spacing and font size 12. You are required to make use of headings, paragraphs, and subsections as appropriate and ensure that the report is justified aligned. All work must be supported with research and all research resources should be cited and referenced using the Harvard referencing system. Please also provide a Reference List including all cited materials using the Harvard referencing system. The recommended word count is 1,500 - 2,000 words, although you will not be penalised if you go under or exceed the total word limit.

Unit Learning Outcomes

LO1 Analyse the impact and influence which the macro environment has on an organisation.

LO2 Assess an organisation’s internal environment and capabilities.

LO3 Evaluate and apply the outcomes of an analysis using Porter’s Five Forces model to a given market sector.

Assignment Brief and Guidance

Scenario

You have been recruited as a Corporate Strategy Manager by Vodafone Group Plc, a British multinational telecommunications company. You have been asked to produce an environmental analysis and strategic growth management plan based on the use of recognised internal and external analytical tools, such as PESTLE, SWOT, VRIO, the Value Chain, the Porter’s 5 Forces Framework, etc.

You are required to produce an initial report, which:

  • Critically evaluates the internal environment: the structure, resources, capabilities, and the skills set of the organisation.
  • Critically analyses the impact and the influence of the external environment on this organisation and its strategies. These analyses should consider:

A) the industry and the competitive (i.e., the micro external) environment in which Vodafone Group Plc operates to devise appropriate strategies to improve its competitive edge and market position;

B) the wider, macro external forces (political, economic, legal, etc.) that impact the company, and how these determine and inform its strategic management decisions.

Assignment 2 -  HNBS 332 Business Strategy

Submission Format

The submission of Assignment 2 is in the form of an individual written report. This should be written in a concise, formal business style using 1.5 line spacing and font size 12. You are required to make use of headings, paragraphs, and subsections as appropriate, and all work must be supported with research and referenced using the Harvard referencing system. The recommended word count is 1,500 - 2,000 words, although you will not be penalised if you go under or exceed the total word limit.

Unit Learning Outcomes

LO4 Apply models, theories, and concepts to assist with the understanding and interpretation of strategic directions available to an organisation.

Assignment Brief and Guidance

Scenario

Building on Assignment 1, you have been requested to make a final report for the same case company based on the (internal and external) environmental analysis already carried out, and applying appropriate models (e.g., TOWS), as well as models, theories, and concepts to assist with critiquing and interpreting the information provided in the Part 1. LO1 Analyse the impact and influence which the macro environment has on an organisation.

This report should include:

  • Evaluation of the diverse types of strategic directions available to the organisation. For this you are expected to use strategic tools such as: TOWS, Bowman Strategic Clock, Ansoff’s matrix, etc. and show critical approach in evaluation and interpretation of the options available.
  • Recommendations with justification of the most appropriate growth strategies and platforms. For example, you could consider Porter’s Generic strategies, hybrid strategies, diversification strategies (both in different sectors and internationally), vertical/horizontal integration, etc.
  • A strategic management plan for Vodafone Group plc. with clearly formulated tangible strategies, objectives, priorities and tactical actions.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Pass

Merit

Distinction

LO1 Analyse the impact and influence which the macro environment has on an organisation and its business strategies.

LO1, 2, 3 & 4

D1 Critique and interpret information and data applying environmental and competitive analysis to produce a set of valid strategic directions, objectives and tactical actions.

P1 Applying appropriate frameworks analyse the impact and influence of the macro environment on a given organisation and its strategies.

M1 Critically analyse the macro environment to determine and inform strategic management decisions.

LO2 Assess an organisation’s internal environment and capabilities

P2 Analyse the internal environment and capabilities of a given organisation using appropriate frameworks.

M2 Critically evaluate the internal environment to assess strengths and weaknesses of an organisation’s internal capabilities, structure and skill set.

LO3 Evaluate and apply the outcomes of an analysis using Porter’s Five Forces model to a given market sector

P3 Applying Porter’s Five Forces model evaluate the competitive forces of a given market sector for an organisation.

M3 Devise appropriate strategies to improve competitive edge and market position based on the outcomes.

LO4 Apply models, theories and concepts to assist with the understanding and interpretation of strategic directions available to an organisation

P4 Applying a range of theories, concepts and models, interpret and devise strategic planning for a given organisation.

M4 Produce a strategic management plan that has tangible and tactical strategic priorities and objectives.

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