Class Slides for Strategic Management


Class slides for Strategic Management are freely-available, screen-reader friendly, openly-licensed, and editable. The slides align with the freely-available open textbook, Strategic Management, which is the required text for Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business undergraduate capstone course, MGT 4394 Strategic Management. The collection includes eleven chapter-level .ppt slides with questions and activities, and additional slide decks with exercises and cases.

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Management Faculty, Pamplin College of Business
Reed Kennedy
Eli Jamison
Other esteemed, former faculty from the Department of Management
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Project Management: Anita Walz



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