In this course, we will examine the role played by the operations function in making the strategic decision of where to locate facilities and explore how to coordinate worldwide operations to enhance performance. The impact of trade regulation and foreign exchange risk will also be considered. The course includes modules on 1) Variations in Managing Operations, 2) Rationalizing Local Operations, 3) Managing Change and 4) Operations in Emerging Markets.
- Case Analysis of Various Global Industries
- Computer-Based Exercises
- In-Depth Lectures on Specific Markets
- Student Projects that Examine Firm-Specific Manufacturing Operations
Job Titles that Involve Topics Studied:
- Supply Chain Manager
- Management Consultant