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Global Trd & Transp Mgmt - GTTM


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between products, services and product-service systems.
  • Explain the interrelationship between business model design and P/S offerings design.
  • Explain a typical end-to-end P/S offering development process (market research-to-launch), and the roles of the key product development functions in the organization.
  • Explain the role of product management in the P/S offering development process.
  • Explain the core principles of product management (for example, total product offer; end-to-end product lifecycle; platform engineering; minimum viable product).
  • Explain the cultural, language, regulatory, economic, and other practical issues that must be addressed by P/S offerings in different global markets, and how typical multinational firms address these issues.
  • Evaluate an existing P/S offering for compatibility with the requirements of a target market.
  • Explain the role of platform engineering as a strategy for cost effectively creating P/S offerings for diverse global markets.
  • Explain the most common mistakes made in developing P/S offerings for global markets.
  • Explain the purpose of, and procedures for, P/S offering end-of-life (EOL) planning

Effective as of Fall 2021

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