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Competitive Strategy (Coursera)

In this six-modules course you will learn how firms behave in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent, i.e. where my actions affect my competitors’ profits and vice versa. Using the basic tools of game theory, we will analyze how firms choose strategies to attain competitive advantage.

Syllabus

Week 1: Take Care of Your Competitors

Week 2: Why Firms Work Together

Week 3: Complementary Products and Strategic Partnerships

Week 4: Entering a New Market

Week 5: Why Worry About Research and Development

Week 6: Designing Products Wisely