363-0448-00L  Global Operations Strategy

Semester Spring Semester 2017
Lecturers T. Netland, R. Binkert, P. Schönsleben
Periodicity yearly course
Language of instruction English


Abstract This course provides students who aim to work in globally operating companies a theoretical fundament on strategic configuration and coordination of global production networks.
Objective This course focuses on global operations strategy. Students get familiar with designing, managing, and improving global factory networks. It covers topics such as corporate lean programs, capacity management, factory planning, network design, outsourcing, and offshoring.
Content This course covers factory- and network design, managing global operations, and corporate improvement programs.
Lecture notes To be announced
Literature To be announced
Prerequisites / Notice Requirements: Preferably the course 363-0445-00L Production and Operations Management