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Intermediate Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1: Capstone Overview and Business Case Introduction

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 8 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Meet Joe Bradley1m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Module 1 Overview10m
Case: World Class Sensor Computing, Inc.10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for Case Study30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2: Building an Organizational Activity System Map

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 video
1 reading
Module 2 Overview10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: Assessment of Value Chain Activities

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Module 1-3 Wrap-Up and Discussion5m
1 reading
Module 3 Overview10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: Understanding Business Performance and Fine-Tuning the Value Chain

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Portfolio Decision2m
1 reading
Module 4 Overview10m

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About the Value Chain Management Specialization

The purpose of organizations is to produce and deliver goods and services of value to customers while generating a surplus for owners. Value chain management focuses on understanding what different customers value, measuring inputs and outputs to assess value, and generating higher value for customers and greater surplus for organizations. In this Specialization, you will gain competencies that are critical for managers in any functional area. You will learn to create, model, analyze, and maximize value in accounting, operations, and marketing. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois iMBA Program. Each course fulfills a portion of the requirements for a University of Illinois course that can earn you college credit. When you complete the Value Chain Management Specialization, you will: · Understand how to apply a financial perspective of accounting for costs, understand how financial and non-financial accounting information facilitates strategic performance measurement, and integrate this information to continuously improve strategy. · Understand the role of operations management and process improvement, synthesize information to make decisions for organizational initiatives, and apply analytical techniques for tactical operations and process improvement decisions. · Understand how marketing works in the business world and how various marketing elements interact to create value for consumers and ultimately maximize value for your organization....
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