Enterprise Concepts and Fundamentals

    The Enterprise Concepts and Fundamentals (ECFD) course is the first module in the CIRM curriculum. The ECFD course introduces the strategic fundamentals of the value-driven enterprise, the management concepts of organizational design and structure, the basic business processes that will be covered in the CIRM curriculum, and the four basic support functions of quality, human resources, finance and accounting, and information systems.


    Through this module, you'll learn how to

    • Examine the enterprise as an integrated whole
    • Make design, marketing, and production systems work together more effectively
    • Identify the fundamentals of quality, human resources, finance, and information systems
    • Understand the function of quality, human resources, finance, and information systems.

    Session Topics

    • Introduction to Enterprise Concepts and Fundamentals
    • Strategic Fundamentals
    • Management Concepts
    • Business Processes
    • Quality
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Information Systems
    • Human Resource Management