Understanding the concepts and language of financial reporting
Whether you are an executive, manager or professional, you may need to evaluate a customer, plan new projects or policies, or simply deal with the financial aspects of your role. To be effective you'll want to be able to use the language of accounting.
Making the Microchip - At the Limits III is an overview of the semiconductor processing industry. This video course provides a comprehensive view of the complex manufacturing steps using non-technical terminology and analogies.
What are the tools you would use to define a product life cycle?
How much pricing pressure are you getting? There is more pricing pressure at different stages. What is the industry capacity of this product? What substitute products are available or coming available? That information should give you an indication of where you are. For example, if substitutes are becoming available you know you are toward the end of your product life cycle. When you find your product is not being adapted in new plants, that is a dead give away that you are on the phase out slope.