Michael Lenox

Coursera Courses: The Business Strategy Specialization, a 5-course series including: Foundations of Business Strategy, Advanced Business Strategy, Business Growth Strategy, Strategic Planning and Execution, Business Strategy Capstone Education: B.S., MS, University of Virginia; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Biography: Michael Lenox is the Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer and a Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. Prior to this, he taught Darden's core MBA strategy course and served as Associate Dean and Academic Director of Darden's Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He helped found and served as the inaugural president of the multiple-university Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability. Prior to joining Darden in 2008, Michael was a professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business where he served as the area coordinator for Fuqua's Strategy Area and the faculty director and founder of Duke's Corporate Sustainability Initiative. He received his Ph.D. in Technology Management and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999 and the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. Michael has served as an assistant professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Harvard University, Oxford University, and IMD. Michael's research has appeared in over twenty-five refereed academic publications and has been cited in a number of media outlets including the New York Times, the Financial Times, and the Economist. 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. He was recently nominated one of the top 100 professors of entrepreneurship. Michael's primary expertise is in the domain of technology strategy and policy. He is broadly interested in the role of innovation and entrepreneurship for economic growth and firm competitive success. In particular, he explores the business strategy and public policy drivers of the direction of innovative activity. Michael also has a long-standing interest in the interface between business strategy and public policy as it relates to the natural environment. Recent work explores firm strategies and non-traditional public policies that have the potential to drive "green" innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Les bases de la stratégie d’entreprise (Coursera)

Développez vos capacités à réfléchir de manière stratégique, à analyser l’environnement concurrentiel et à recommander un positionnement ferme et la création de valeur. Ce cours a été élaboré par la Darden School of Business de l’Université de Virginia. Des professeurs de renom vous aideront à explorer la théorie sous-jacente [...]

Digital Transformation (Coursera)

Digital transformation is a hot topic--but what exactly is it and what does it mean for companies? In this course, we talk about digital transformation in two ways. First we discuss the pace of change and the imperative it creates for businesses. Next we provide the context for this [...]

Digital Business Strategy (Coursera)

Dec 4th 2023
Digital Business Strategy (Coursera)
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Develop your ability to design and implement strategies that will help your company prosper in the digital age. In this course, developed by the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, Professor Mike Lenox will help you understand the critical function of strategic thinking in the digital [...]

The Strategist's Challenge (Coursera)

In this course, you will develop your ability to think strategically, analyze the competitive environment, and recommend firm positioning and value creation. We will explore the underlying theory and frameworks that provide the foundations of a successful business strategy and provide the tools you need to understand that strategy [...]

Introduction to Digital Transformation Part 2 (Coursera)

This course was designed to further your understanding of digital transformation so you can leverage digitization to improve business function performance. You'll learn how to build out your core digital infrastructure, with a focus on cloud computing, data integrity and digital platforms. You'll explore how digitization is transforming various [...]

Introduction to Digital Transformation Part 1 (Coursera)

This course was designed to introduce the key components of digital transformation so you can understand the drivers and economics of innovation and technological change to create competitive advantage in your own industry. You'll learn the business value of data and how the exponential growth in core technologies such [...]

La transformation numérique (Coursera)

La transformation numérique est un sujet brûlant, mais en quoi consiste-t-elle exactement et que signifie-t-elle pour les entreprises ? Dans ce cours, développé à la Darden School of Business à l'Université de Virginie, et encadré par les meilleurs experts en gestion globale de la faculté de Darden et du [...]

Transformación digital (Coursera)

La transformación digital es un tema de gran interés, pero ¿qué es exactamente y qué significa para las compañías? En este curso, desarrollado en la Darden School of Business en la Universidad de Virginia y dirigido por los mejores profesores de Darden y expertos en gestión global de Boston [...]

Transformação digital (Coursera)

A transformação digital é um tópico importante, mas do que se trata exatamente e o que significa para as empresas? Neste curso, desenvolvido na Darden School of Business na Universidade da Virgínia e liderado pelos especialistas em gestão global da Darden e do Boston Consulting Group (BCG), falamos sobre [...]

Business Strategy in Practice (Project-centered Course) (Coursera)

A Capstone Project is an assignment designed specifically to apply and showcase the skills you learned in the Specialization. To this end, the Business Strategy Capstone Project, a comprehensive Strategic Analysis, provides an opportunity for you to synthesize concepts and knowledge from the four prerequisite courses in the specialization. [...]