Coursera, NovoEd, EdX are just a few of the places you can learn new skills to add to your team’s arsenal in today’s competitive marketplace. I’ve been taking a few courses offered on these remarkable resources for learning. I can do about one course at a time and this is next in the queue after the Stanford Machine Learning class. Here’s the outline for Foundations of Business Strategy offered by UVA:

  1. Introduction to Strategic Analysis & Understanding Competitive Markets
  2. Analyzing Industry Infrastructure
  3. Analyzing Firm Capabilities
  4. Analyzing Competitive Dynamics
  5. Determining Competitive Positoning
  6. Determining Firm Scope