Industry Analysis and Lifecycles



Industry Analysis and Lifecycles

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration


Using the Five Forces model, learn how industry structure affects profitability and analyse how industries go through a series of identifiable lifecycle phases.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyse how industry structure determines profitability of an industry using the Five Forces model.
  • Analyse how industries go through a series of identifiable lifecycle phases, and how to group businesses within an industry

£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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Get Ahead of the Competition

With a solid industry analysis, the business can better decide whether to enter, stay in, or leave an industry. The tools you will gain from this course will help you define where an industry is in its lifecycle, which can be used for applications such as determining the risk and reward ratio of a potential investment, or the making of strategic choices like diversification, market exit, market stimulation, and so on.

Key Topics

  • Five Forces Model
  • The Industry Lifecycle
  • The external environment/ecosystem

Gain Experience with Detailed Exercises

Using case studies, real-life scenarios, and exercises, this course gives you the necessary tools to collect and interpret data to analyse the organisational ecosystem and external environment to boost you onto the next step of your business journey.

This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • CPAs in public practice
  • Supply chain professionals

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 3 months after purchase date.

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