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Global Supply Chain Management Syllabus


Lecture # Subject Title
Lecture Faculty: Tomas Hult, PhD
Facilitating Faculty: David Frayer, PhD
Week 1: Global Strategy & Global Supply Chain Management
1 Welcome to the Intriguing World of Global Supply Chain Management
2 Global Trade & Global Supply Chains
3 Emerging Markets & Global Supply Chains
4 Strategic Global Supply Chain Management
5 Locating Global Activities
6 Important Definitions & Distinctions
7 Integration of Global Supply Chain Functions
8 Strategic Benefits of Global Supply Chains
Week 2 Industry Globalization Drivers’ Implications for Supply Chains
9 Market Globalization Drivers
10 Market Globalization Drivers’ Implications for Supply Chains
11 Cost Globalization Drivers
12 Cost Globalization Drivers’ Implications for Supply Chains
13 Government Globalization Drivers
14 Government Globalization Drivers’ Implications for Supply Chains
15 Competitive Globalization Drivers
16 Competitive Globalization Drivers’ Implications for Supply Chains
Week 3: Global Supply Chain Infrastructure
17 Transportation, Communication, Utilities & Technology Infrastructure
18 Supply Chain Security, Risks & Value
19 Legal Considerations, International Contracts & Insurance Issues
20 Commercial Documents & Customs Clearance
21 Terms of Payment & Currency of Payment
22 International Commerce Terms (Incoterms)
23 Harmonized System & the World Customs Organization
24 globalEDGE: Your Source for Global Business Knowledge
Week 4: Logistics in Global Supply Chains
25 Global Logistics Strategy
26 Global Distribution Centers
27 Global Inventory Management
28 Global Packaging & Materials Handling
29 Ocean Transportation
30 Air Transportation
31 Land & Intermodal Transportation
32 Reverse Logistics
Week 5: Purchasing in Global Supply Chains
33 Global Purchasing Strategy
34 From International to Global Purchasing
35 Types of Global Purchasing Strategy
36 Outsourcing & Offshoring
37 Global Customers & Channels
38 Order Fulfillment & Delivery
39 Global Supplier Selection
40 Global Supplier Networks
Week 6: Operations in Global Supply Chains
41 Global Operations Strategy
42 Make or Buy Decision in Global Supply Chains
43 Global Production & Manufacturing
44 Competitive Priorities in Global Supply Chains
45 Total Cost Analysis in Global Supply Chains
46 Process-Based Quality Standards
47 Supply Chain Operations Reference Model
48 1pl / 2pl / 3pl / 4pl / 5pl
Week 7: Market Channels in Global Supply Chains
49 Global Market Channels Strategy
50 Customer Value-Creating Global Processes
51 International Market Entry Modes
52 International Wholesaling, Retailing & Franchising
53 Exporting & Importing
54 Going Global Online
55 Place & the Other 3Ps
56 globalEDGE Diagnostic Tools for Global Market Channel Partners
Week 8: Managing Global Supply Chains
57 Value of Managing Global Supply Chains
58 Importance of Coordination in Global Supply Chains
59 Coordination Mechanisms in Global Supply Chains
60 Inter-organizational Relationships in Global Supply Chains
61 Value Propositions in Global Supply Chain Relationships
62 Stakeholders & Global Supply Chain Sustainability
63 Guidelines for Managing Global Supply Chains
64 Wrap-Up of the Intriguing World of Global Supply Chain Management