Foresight and Strategy Université Grenoble Alpes
Issue: Understanding Opportunities and Challenges of the Industry of the Future … for Competitive Firms Design
2050, Manufacturing will look very different from today. Key words are
faster, responsive, clean and green, close to customers, interconnected,
smart. Firms will adapt a massive flow of new technologies: both
digital and physical.
As in the past, this 4th Industrial Revolution
will shift the role and place of the industry in society, it will
generate new business models, new forms of firm organizations and value
chains, new sources of value. For successful firms, strategic choices
will be crucial.
This course is designed to help students
forecasting the future, and acquiring the skills to develop strategic
choices in the coming environment. A good strategy traces the paths to
innovation: products, processes, organizations, value chains.
List of 11 themes (Part II)
I. Final Products 1. Individualization
II. Final Product 2. Interconnection, Ecosystem
III. Final Product 3. Matching (Including C2C)
IV. Value Chain 1. Vertical Relations
V. Value Chain 2. Externalities, Ecosystem
VI. Value Chain 3. Capturing Value and Leadership
VII. Value Chain 4. Standards, Norms, and Interoperability
VIII. New Production Process 1. The Future of Work
IX. New Production Process 2. Explore and Exploit, Complexity in Dynamics
X. New Production Process 3. Disruption and Continuity, Innovation and Growth
XI. Macro Issues and Politics
Microeconomics, organisation and basic management are welcomed but not compulsory
Online Course Requirement
Course content can evolve at any time before the start of the course. It is strongly recommended to discuss with the course contact about the detailed program.
Please consider the following deadlines for inbound mobility to Grenoble:
- April 1st, 2020 for Full Year (September to June) and Fall Semester (September to January) intake ;
- September 1st, 2020 for Spring Semester intake (February – June).
Site for Inquiry
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