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MN5501   Scenario Thinking and Strategy

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not available to the Banking and Finance Postgraduate Programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The aim of the module is to use the scenario process to understand how individuals can engage with uncertainty in operating environments in order to develop creative and robust strategies. In addition, the module will make use of the scenario process to integrate a number of important organisational development concepts that help to provide organisations with future vision and adaptability: imagination; action learning; narratives and 'storying'; competencies and dynamic capabilities; reflective strategic consulting; reflexive practices.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture, 1 seminar.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

Re-assessment: An alternative project of up to 3,000 words = 100%


Module coordinator: Prof R B Mackay
Module teaching staff: Prof B Mackay