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BUSN 475 - Global Supply Chain Management

5 Credits
This course is about global logistics and the role of logistics and other activities in global supply chain management. Global systems are represented by a complex web of carriers, forwarders, bankers, information and communications companies, traders and so on that facilitate international transactions, trades related to the movement of goods and services. This course covers practical aspects of global logistics and investigates the transactional, cultural, governmental and other factors that influence global commerce.

Pre-requisite(s) BUSN 310
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - BUSN

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the BAS for Global Trade & Logistics
Active Date 2015-01-29

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 10
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Global Supply Chain overview
2. Global Trends
3. Financial Considerations
4. Risk Management
5. Logistics and Transportation
6. Outsourcing
7. Regions: Europe
8. Regions: Asia
9. Regions: Africa & Middle East
10. Regions: South America
11. Security/Sustainability
12. Ethics/Rights

Student Learning Outcomes
Understand and explain the various transactions that accompany the movement of goods and services throughout the globe

Apply fundamental knowledge of the political, legal, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of global supply chain management to case studies and decision making

Apply fundamental elements of global logistics planning and management activities related to international outsourcing, materials management, distribution and transportation.

Explain how the international transportation options can influence supply chain planning and management activities

Discuss the basic requirements to employ intermediaries in global transactions

Discuss how a global perspective of supply chain management can affect a firm’s competitive advantage

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