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 fulfils 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.
There are 7 Courses in this Specialization:
- Managerial Accounting: Cost Behaviors, Systems, and Analysis
- Managerial Accounting: Tools for Facilitating and Guiding Business Decisions
- Operations Management: Analysis and Improvement Methods
- Operations Management: Strategy and Quality Management for the Digital Age
- Marketing Mangement I
- Marketing Management II
- Value Chain Management Capstone
- Gary Hecht, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, College of Business)
- Hayden Noel (Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Business Administration, College of Business)
- Udatta Palekar (Associate Professor, Business Administration)
- Joe A. Bradley (Lecturer in Business Administration, College of Business | College of Engineering)
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