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Business Model Design

Learn how business models can inform what your business could look like.

Business Model Design
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Compare differing business models and understand reasons for their application to a variety of specific business environments including the development of a business idea.

What topics will you cover?

  • Details on mission and vision
  • Supply chain management
  • Value chain analysis

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the bullwhip effect and use the magic triangle business model to review your business proposition
  • Compare how personal and business values drive organisations and how you can align your own personal values to your business idea
  • Apply the magic triangle as a new business model navigator to review your business proposition
  • Explore how the supply chain will support your customer value proposition and produce the revenue required

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at people who want to move into business management. It will be of particular interest to those looking to progress into senior roles or those with an interest in developing new business ideas.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

I am an Associate Professor (Principal Lecturer) of Supply Chain Management, Subject Leader in Operations Management and Director of the Transnational Research Degree (TNRD) Programme at SSL/FBL.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

Learning on FutureLearn

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  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

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  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control

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