|Course set (UE) / Credits (ECTS) / Track / Specialization||Module :Principles of International Management : 18 ECTS.|
|Discipline||Supply Chain Management|
|Open for visitors||yes (3 ECTS)|
|Working language :||English|
|Volume of contact hours :||20 h|
|Workload to be expected by the student :||60 h|
Track : Attendance
|LEARNING GOAL 1 : Students will master state-of-the-art knowledge and tools in management fields in general, as well as in areas specific to the specialized field of management.|
|Students will identify a business organization’s operational and managerial challenges in a complex and evolving environment.|
|Students will understand state-of-the-art management concepts and tools and use them appropriately.|
|LEARNING GOAL 2 : Students will develop advanced-level managerial skills.|
|Students will work collaboratively in a team.|
|Students will participate in a decision-making process in a critical way.|
|Students will communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, in a business context.|
|LEARNING GOAL 3 : Students will demonstrate their understanding of practices reflecting ethical, diversity and sustainable development values in business organizations.|
|Students will identify and analyze issues relating to diversity, ethics and sustainable development in their business context.|
|LEARNING GOAL 4: Students will study and work effectively in a multicultural and international environment.|
|Students will analyze business organizations and problems in a multicultural and international environment|
This course aims to help students mastering the principles and strategies in Supply Chain Management, especially in an international business context.
After learning this course, students are supposed to understand the importance of supply chain management to a company that holds international supply chains or facing an international market.
Furthermore, students are supposed to be capable to analyze the challenges and difficulties related to supply chain issues and give proposition of solutions.
- Identify key problems in the supply chain management in a local and in an international environment
- Explain principle functions and tools in supply chain management
- Discover supply chain models regarding business objectives
- Examine the business context and challenges for SCM
- Discuss Discuss the challenges and demand in the management of supply chain
- Work in team to analyse a complicated business situation
After a first session defining what Supply Chain Management is, we will go through several examples of supply chains.
Each session will tackle one specific supply chain, such as:
- Retailing distribution,
- RFID & fashion logistics
- Outsourcing & logistics service providers,
Reading, speaking and writing in English
Basic understanding of international business
Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management: Understanding the Supply Chain / Alan Rushton, Phil Croucher, Peter Baker, London: Kogan Page, 2017
Global logistics: new directions in supply chain management", edited by Donald Waters and Stephen Rinsler, Kogan Page, 2014
Fernie, John and Leigh Sparks. 2009. Logistics and retail management. 3rd edition. London : Kogan Page
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