Course Details

The Rookie General Manager
OPNS-925-5
0.5 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
No
DESCRIPTION
This course will prepare you to effectively use a wide variety of proven tools to address the issues faced by a first time general manager. The course is organized around a series of cases including (domestic and international, manufacturing and service, large and start-up) companies in various industries where young GMs encounter a series of issues as they assume their new role. The course emphasizes the issues and opportunities involved in making a career transition. Problem areas addressed include marketing, operations, finance and team building, with many encountered in the same case. One of the key goals of the course is to have you apply the functional theories and leadership concepts you've learned in other courses while developing your personal philosophy and style of leading. Our major emphasis will be very tactical, emphasizing actual implementation of a plan. You will have the opportunity to develop skills with a heavy emphasis on setting priorities, integrating action programs, communicating, consensus building and day to day managing. There are short homework assignments for every class, a midterm plus a take home final exam. NOTE: This class is restricted to second-year students.
TRACKS
Operations Major
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Spring 2023
CH
EV

CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
Evening
Saturdays
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PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites:
All Students: (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-435-0 OR FINC-440-0) AND MORS-430-0 AND (OPNS-430-0 OR OPNS-438-5 OR OPNS-440-0) AND STRT-431-0