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Simulation: How to Successfully Lead a Manufacturing Operation

Taking the Helm at Coastal Industries

Who should take this course? Individuals who are interested in advancing their understanding of sustainable management: business managers and supervisors, farmers, chamber of commerce members, entrepeneurs, nonprofit managers

Throughout this simulation, you will play the role of the new chief executive officer of Coastal Industries, a fictional manufacturer of industrial transformers. During the simulation, you will be asked to make a series of decisions as Coastal Industries adopts sustainable management practices. These decisions will involve the company's operations, its standing in the community, and its relations with local government and state and federal regulators. Each of your decisions will affect Coastal Industries in different ways. Your goal in the simulation is to optimize positive scores across the following leadership factors. You will be asked to make a series of decisions during the simulation, and each decision will impact the project in different ways.

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Course at a glance:
Level: Professional Development (noncredit)
CEUs: 1.0
Delivery Method: Online (Work at your own pace)
Format: On demand/Self-Directed Simulation
Price: $399.00

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