Category: Relocation Planning
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Audience: HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Some college level courses with moderate algebraic training
This course examines what factors you must consider when opening up or relocating a facility overseas. You first will learn about the shift of U.S. manufacturing to offshore locations and the internationalization of marketing. Then you will find out how to gather data on potential plant locations, and how to integrate this data into a decision model. After this, you will learn about staffing a new facility and closing down a facility within the United States.
- Understand the practical considerations of a facility relocation
- Explain background issues reflecting qualitative factors (such as lack of education) that may affect your relocation decision
- Calculate and analyze the labor-cost differences between two world locations
- Explain considerations involved in staffing a new operation with transferred employees or local-country nationals
- Discuss the steps that must be taken when closing down a U.S. facility
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