Global Product Development Issues
Understand issues associated with a global product development including developing product needs in unfamiliar cultures, managing distributed design teams and manufacturing at remote and/or distributed sites. Appreciate first-hand how global companies approach these issues.
Global Design Strategies
Understand design strategies in a global environment.
Global Product Development Challenges
Appreciate the challenges in managing product development across different countries, cultures and languages, and how companies apply appropriate tools and processes to address these challenges.
Understand why outsourcing is such a big deal with companies.
Effects of Globalization
Understand how globalization affects us.
Design and Manufacturing Capabilities in Other Countries
Understand the design and manufacturing capabilities of other countries and how companies leverage these capabilities (work with, deal with, manage) in a cross cultural team environment.
Integrated Nature of a Global Economy
Appreciate the integrated nature of business, engineering, law and other disciplines in a global economy.