Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy

Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy

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Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Aug 4–5, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100
Oct 21–22, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100

Tracks

Technology and Operations

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Global Economics & Markets

- Operations

- Strategy & Innovation

This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to business operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, product strategy, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

Enterprises are increasingly complex, with supply chains, manufacturing, and service delivery processes spanning cultures and time zones, geographies and geopolitical situations. To navigate this intricate world filled with new and different kinds of risk, executives need to know how to make the most efficient use of a company’s material, people, and processes; how to manage more complicated global networks; how to optimize service and quality levels of performance; and how to minimize risks yet maintain required capacities.This program will draw on real issues confronting manufacturing and service companies today, providing strategic frameworks to enable executives to make smart choices so their companies can deliver the high-quality products and services they are committed to providing their customers.

Many participants attend this program along with Supply Chain Strategy and Management.

Learn more about the live online experience

In this program, senior managers will learn new approaches to operations strategy that were developed at MIT and based on best-practice research conducted among the world's leading service and manufacturing companies. Participants will gain an analytic view of operations and strategic insights into:

  • Vertical integration and the factors that affect strategic decisions
  • Process design and process engineering
  • Integration of people systems with technical systems
  • Global facility network strategies and the future of supply chain management
  • Strategic implications of process technologies
  • Capacity and risk management, including capacity factors, supply and demand management
  • Outsourcing, supplier power, and trends in supplier management

Sample Schedule—Subject to Change

This program is best suited for senior managers from manufacturing and service industries who are responsible for developing and executing operations strategy, including: COOs, strategic planners, vice-presidents of business strategy, operations, supply chain management, services, and product development; operations general managers, senior project and program executives. 

Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Aug 4–5, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100
Oct 21–22, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100

Tracks

Technology and Operations

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Global Economics & Markets

- Operations

- Strategy & Innovation

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$3,900 - $4,100