Wharton Webinar Series:Scaling Venture: Aligning Strategy and Operations

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Friday, April 27, 2018
6:00pm— 9:00pm
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Webinar Title: Scaling Venture: Aligning Strategy and Operations

Webinar Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Webinar Time: 12 p.m.ET

Led By: Gad Allon



Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor and Professor of Operations, Information and Decision


Pre-registration is available to members of Wharton Clubs. Register today, by following the appropriate link below:

WHARTON ALUMNI: https://cessna.wharton.upenn.edu/webinarseries/webinar.php?event=89&title=webinar-051518

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About this session:


We will approach the challenge of scaling operations by taking a holistic view that incorporates competitive strategy, financial evaluation, and the customer experience.  A scalable operations strategy is a plan for developing assets and configuring processes such that the resulting competencies maximize value for stakeholders.  We focus on decisions and challenges that many firms that try to scale their operations face: assessing the attractiveness of a firm’s operating system from an investor/external perspective and a management/internal perspective.  Then we study building competencies in-house (i.e., investing in a portfolio of assets whose capacity, type, and location define the internal supply chain) or buying them (i.e., developing and implementing a global sourcing strategy and integrating external supply chain partners).   



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