Resources

Please find below a list of resources that may be used to support your understanding and application of the various tools in the toolkit. Templates refer to excel spreadsheets that can be used as a template for applying a tool. Cases refer to teaching cases available for sale through Darden Business Publishing where students can apply a given tool in preparation for case discussion. Lectures refer to a series of videos where the underlying strategy concepts that supports the tools are discussed.

Tool Template Case(s) Lecture
Competitor Analysis Available! Google Inc. Introduction to Strategic Analysis, Understanding Competitive Markets
Environmental Analysis Available! Google Inc. Introduction to Strategic Analysis, Understanding Competitive Markets
Five Forces Analysis Available! Redhook Beer Company, Apple (Computer) Inc. Analyzing Industry Structure
Competitive Life Cycle Analysis Coming Soon Sony Playstation 4 Analyzing Competitive Dynamics
Stakeholder Analysis Coming Soon BP: Beyond Petroleum
Capabilities Analysis Available! Apple (Computer) Inc., AstraZeneca Analyzing Firm Capabilities
Strategy Maps Available! Piaggio Determining Competitive Positioning
Diversification Matrices Available! The Walt Disney Company Determining Firm Scope
Hypothesis Testing Coming Soon
Payoff Matrices Coming Soon
Real Options Analysis Coming Soon
Acquisition Analysis Coming Soon Tata and Jaguar Land Rover
Scenario Planning Coming Soon Sony Playstation 4