Operations Management for New Ventures
The contents of this course reflect the entire scope of operations management. However, the course focuses on key operations management issues in technology-based new ventures. These include, for example, identifying and managing critical resources, customization of the offering, coping with increased volume and variety, managing delivery and distribution, controlling outsourced and insourced operations. The content is organized in order to give an introduction to managing scalable operations over the different stages of product, and enterprise life cycles. Contemporary technologies and production concepts are considered from the perspective of their capability to disrupt business models.