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Timothy Laseter

Lecturer
Unit: Darden School of Business
Department: Darden Graduate School of Business
Office location and address
20 Duffy Blvd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
GBAC 7207: Leadership II: Strategy Consulting
Credits: 1
You will be introduced to the strategy consulting process, identify, and refine the skills for successful consulting engagements for a wide variety of analytics projects. The first half of the course will focus on the cognitive processes involved in framing and designing the engagement. The other half will address a more tactical set of issues around engagement work planning, data gathering, field interviewing, and communicating with clients.
GBUS 7311: Operations Management
Credits: 2
This course is designed to convey to students both the fundamentals of operations and the understanding that the link between operations and firm performance is a crucial source of competitive advantage. Managing the underlying processes by which firms create and deliver value is at the heart of the operations function in every line of business, and this course focuses on how to do this well. Prerequisite: Restricted to Darden students.
GBUS 7315: Operations Management Part I
Credits: 2
This course is designed to convey to students both the fundamentals of operations and the understanding that the link between operations and firm performance is a crucial source of competitive advantage. Managing the underlying processes by which firms create and deliver value is at the heart of the operations function in every line of business, and this course focuses on how to do this well.
GBUS 8051: Digital Operations
Credits: 2
Digital technologies are influencing every facet of business including Operations. This course will comprise a mix of case studies & guest speakers to enable a deeper exploration of the impact of emerging technologies on the operations function. Designed for those pursuing careers in General Management, Operations, or Consulting, the course will start with a strategic perspective of pure-play models & digital transformations of traditional players.
GBUS 8466: Emerging Topics In Technology & Operations Management
Credits: 2
The course offers a means for students to gain direct exposure to the world of practical affairs by engaging Darden alumni with expertise in technology and operations management. It will expose students to a range of emerging issues and topics in technology management and operations management and will be organized around four topic areas to enable in-depth discussions over multiple class sessions. Prerequisites: Restricted to Darden students.
GBUS 8530: Global Immersion
Credits: 2
This Darden Worldwide Course aims to develop a deeper understanding of a particular global business environment, what it takes to successfully enter and understand new business contexts, and how to develop a mindset as a leader across different cultures and institutions. The course accomplishes this by immersing students on-site in a new context to study these issues through engagement with local executives, global and local companies and organizations, meeting with government and community leaders, exploring activities of cultural and historical significance, and meeting with peers.
GBUS 8697: Global Client Projects I
Credits: 1
Provide an opportunity for students to describe a specific business problem clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that fosters reflection, discussion, and learning. Challenge students to analyze and resolve an unstructured managerial problem and offer them an opportunity to work closely with a faculty member. Produce a case study of quality, focus suitable for inclusion in the MBA curriculum, together with a written analysis.
GBUS 8698: Global Client Projects II
Credits: 1
Provide an opportunity for students to describe a specific business problem clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that fosters reflection, discussion, and learning. Challenge students to analyze and resolve an unstructured managerial problem and offer them an opportunity to work closely with a faculty member. Produce a case study of quality, focus suitable for inclusion in the MBA curriculum, together with a written analysis.
GBUS 8699: Darden Consulting Projects
Credits: 2–5
This course is intended to provide students with an opportunity to work closely with a faculty adviser to produce a case study of a real business situation. Students may already have a case setting in mind or may call upon their faculty supervisor for an introduction to the setting for a case.
GBUS 8800: Operations Strategy
Credits: 2
This course explores the major issues and managerial concepts relating to strategic management of the operations function in today's global economy. The course targets prospective general managers. It is organized into three main topical groups, including an introduction to operations strategy concepts, an examination of operations strategy process tools, and the discussion of specific management decision areas within the operations strategy framework. Competitive cost analysis is emphasized and issues related to e-business operations strategy are included in the discussion of the topical issues. Business cases studied include a mix from both the manufacturing and service industries. Classes may feature visiting company executives, and there is a strong global emphasis throughout the course.
GBUS 8999: Darden Independent Study
Credits: 2–3
A Darden Independent Study elective includes either case development or a research project to be conducted by an individual student under the direction of a faculty member. Students should secure the agreement of a resident faculty member to supervise their independent study and assign the final grade that is to be based to a significant degree on written evidence of the individual student's accomplishment.