Strategic Management in Manufacturing Industries

7.5 credits

Today's dynamic manufacturing environment demands certain skills to create and keep competitive advantage. This course is about manufacturing firms' strategic management, where both new and established methods and tools within strategy planning, implementation and evaluation are being used. By means of case studies, where students will go through each step in the strategic management process in a manufacturing firm, students get an understanding and a direct linkage between the course literature and the actual every day work in the industry.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!