Description

Courses in Strategy improve students’ understanding of how the decisions of managers influence the economic performance of their firms. These courses combine rigorous, analytical thinking with careful attention to institutional detail in order to illuminate aspects of firm behavior, market structure and organizational design.

Major requirements are determined by the quarter you began your Kellogg MBA program. Any new courses and adjustments to the major displayed in the most recent academic year can be applied to previously matriculated students.

Please click on the relevant time period below to confirm your specific requirements:

Summer 2018 - Spring 2019

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

STRT-440-0 People Analytics and Strategy
STRT-452-0 Strategy & Organization
STRT-460-0 International Business Strategy
STRT-463-5 Technology and Innovation Strategy
STRT-466-0 Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets
STRT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy
MECN-441-0 Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure

ONE additional course credit from the list above OR from the following list:

STRT-441-0 Intellectual Capital Management
STRT-443-0 Healthcare Strategy
STRT-444-0 Healthcare Economics
STRT-447-0 Family Enterprises: Issues and Solutions
STRT-461-5 Innovation in Financial Service Markets
STRT-475-5 Strategies for Growth
STRT-499-0 Independent Study
STRT-499-5 Independent Study (Half-credit) 
STRT-498-0 Field Study
STRT-498-5 Field Study (Half-credit)
KPPI-441-0 Strategy Beyond Markets
Any 900-level STRT course

Last edited July 20, 2018. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Summer 2017 - Spring 2018

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

STRT-440-0 People Analytics and Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-440-0: Personnel Strategy)
STRT-452-0 Strategy & Organizations (formerly designated MGMT-452)
STRT-460-0 International Business Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-460-0)
STRT-463-0 Technology and Innovation Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-463)
STRT-466-0 Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets (formerly designated MGMT-466: International Business Strategy in Non-Market Environments)
STRT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-469)
MECN-441-0 Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure

ONE additional course credit from the list above OR from the following list:

STRT-441-0 Intellectual Capital Management (formerly designated MGMT-441)
STRT-443-0 Healthcare Strategy (formerly designated STRT-945)
STRT-444-0 Healthcare Economics (formerly designated MGMT-444: Health Economics)
STRT-447-0 Family Enterprises: Issues and Solutions (formerly designated STRT-927)
STRT-461-0 Innovation in Financial Services Markets (formerly designated STRT-950-5/STRT-951-5)
STRT-475-5 Strategies for Growth (formerly designated STRT-955-5)
STRT-498-0 Field Study
STRT-499-0 Independent Study
KPPI-441-0 Strategy Beyond Markets
Any 900-level STRT course

Last edited February 26, 2018. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Summer 2016 - Spring 2017

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

STRT-440-0 People Analytics and Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-440-0: Personnel Strategy)
STRT-452-0 Strategy & Organizations (formerly designated MGMT-452)
STRT-460-0 International Business Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-460-0)
STRT-463-0 Technology and Innovation Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-463)
STRT-466-0 Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets (formerly designated MGMT-466: International Business Strategy in Non-Market Environments)
STRT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-469)
MECN-441-0 Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure

ONE additional course credit from the list above OR a course from the following list:

STRT-441-0 Intellectual Capital Management (formerly designated MGMT-441)
STRT-444-0 Healthcare Economics (formerly designated MGMT-444: Health Economics)
STRT-499-0 Independent Study
KPPI-441-0 Strategy Beyond Markets
Any 900-level STRT course

Last edited December 2016. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Summer 2015 - Spring 2016

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

STRT-440-0 People Analytics and Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-440-0: Personnel Strategy)
STRT-452-0 Strategy & Organizations (formerly designated MGMT-452)
STRT-460-0 International Business Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-460-0)
STRT-463-0 Technology and Innovation Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-463)
STRT-466-0 Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets (formerly designated MGMT-466: International Business Strategy in Non-Market Environments)
STRT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy (formerly designated MGMT-469)
MECN-441-0 Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure

ONE additional course credit from the list above OR a course from the following list:

STRT-441-0 Intellectual Capital Management (formerly designated MGMT-441)
STRT-444-0 Healthcare Economics (formerly designated MGMT-444: Health Economics)
STRT-499-0 Independent Study
KPPI-441-0 Strategy Beyond Markets
Any 900-level STRT course

Last edited December 2016. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu