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Managing for the Millennium (And Beyond) (5 Parts)

Synopsis
Video-based training packages looking at the challenges that face business as the new millenium approaches, and the part which emerging technology will play in the way business is done. The video element of each module comprises of a drama, two or more case studies and a discussion.
1: Demystifies the Internet and looks at the costs and benefits of this technology, highlighting security and legal implications as well as discovering how the Internet will affect the way we work (and play) in the future. Case studies examples are British Airways, UPS Oxford Molecular and the Internet Music Shop.
2: The technology of the Internet lends itself to the sharing of knowledge held inside an organisation. Many companies are now realising the financial and strategic benefits of managing their internal information by means of this technology and are setting up their own intranets. Case studies are BT and Nomura International.
3: Looks at issues of leadership skills in management. Case studies are Reckitt and Colman, General Accident, and NatWest.
4: Looks at business alliances as practical solutions to business expansion across borders and across areas of expertise. Emphasises the need for proper planning, execution and monitoring and the need for an equal commitment from the partners. Case studies are MAID plc, GEC-Marconi and Cadence Design Systems.
5: Discusses risk management - how problems can be anticipated and planned for, minimising the risk of unexpected losses. Case stsudies are British Steel and Standard Charted Bank.
Series
Sunday Times Business Skills, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50, 52, 52, 53, 46 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £275.00 (+VAT +p&p) (each module) 1999 sale: £995.00 (+VAT +p&p) (set)
Subjects
Business studies
Keywords
business firms; information management systems; Internet; intranets; risk management; strategic management

Sections

Title
Internet in business, The 1
Synopsis
1: Demystifies the Internet and looks at the costs and benefits of this technology, highlighting security and legal implications as well as discovering how the Internet will affect the way we work (and play) in the future. Case studies examples are Britis

Title
Intranet in business, The
Synopsis
2: The technology of the Internet lends itself to the sharing of knowledge held inside an organisation. Many companies are now realising the financial and strategic benefits of managing their internal information by means of this technology and are settin

Title
Developing leaders
Synopsis
3: Looks at issues of leadership skills in management. Case studies are Reckitt and Colman, General Accident, and NatWest.

Title
Alliances for success
Synopsis
4: Looks at business alliances as practical solutions to business expansion across borders and across areas of expertise. Emphasises the need for proper planning, execution and monitoring and the need for an equal commitment from the partners. Case studie

Title
Risk management in the 21st century
Synopsis
5: Discusses risk management - how problems can be anticipated and planned for, minimising the risk of unexpected losses. Case stsudies are British Steel and Standard Charted Bank.

Production Company

Name

Taylor Made Films Ltd

Notes
distributed by Flex Learning Media

Distributor

Name

Flex Learning Media

Email
flexlearningmedia@btinternet.com
Web
http://www.flexlearningmedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01462 895544
Fax
01462 892417
Address
9-15 Hitchin Street
Baldock, Herts
SG7 6AL

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