Professor Lenox teaches at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business where he coordinates and teaches the core MBA strategy course. He also serves as Associate Dean and Executive Director of Darden's Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In 2009, he was recognized as a Faculty Pioneer by the Aspen Institute and as the top strategy professor under 40 by the Strategic Management Society. In 2011, he was named one of the top 40 business professors under 40 by Poets & Quants.
Prior to joining Darden in 2008, Professor Lenox was a professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business where he served as the area coordinator for Fuqua’s Strategy Area and coordinated and taught the core MBA strategy course and was runner-up for the Chrysler faculty teaching award on multiple occasions. He received his Ph.D. in Technology Management and Policy from MIT and the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. Professor Lenox has also served as an assistant professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and as a visiting professor at Harvard University, Oxford University, and IMD.
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Strategic analysis is critical for analyzing the competitive context in which an organization operates and for making reasoned and reasonable recommendations for how that organization should position itself and what actions it should take to maximize value creation. In this course, we will explore the underlying theory and frameworks that provide the foundations of a successful business strategy. Managers, entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, analysts, and consultants all may find value in mastering these fundamentals.
I take this opportunity to thank Prof. Michael Lenox & team and Udemy for providing this course. Foundations of Business Strategy is the building block for designing the strategy for our business whether you are an entrepreneur, Decision maker in an organisation or any stakeholder. The course is very informative, brilliantly paced, covers all basics with apt attention and examples. The study material in terms of videos & presentation slides are precise & to the mark. As far as course instructor Prof. Michael Lenox is concerned, he is outstanding with his style, pace, sound knowledge, spot on examples and great to listen to. Thanks a lot again Prof. Michael Lenox & team and Udemy !!! Cheers !!! Hope to get many more courses like this. Regards Himanshu
It is interesting stuffs. I have a hard time grab the concept, but I learn quiet a few thing. If you are CEO or Business Entreupeur (Sorry, can't spell that :)), it is good for you. You will learn how business strategy work and make your business better. The professor learns thing from different business and show you how they implement. Not bad course.
Professor Michael Lenox, thanks for this course the lectures and topics discussed are very educating.
I have read and encounter several ideas on strategy.. And this is a really good way to sum up a lott of ideas, from innovation, to Porter ideas. Its a really good course, well given, and Michael Lenox did a great job on organizing the info. Highly recommended.
Lectures well planned and done