The elective course is about managing supply chains outlining both strategic and operational aspects of transportation, logistics and supply chain management on a global level. First, the course gives an introduction into the basics of transportation, logistics and supply chain management. Afterwards, implications for sourcing, manufacturing and distribution strategies as well as product strategies on a global scale will be discussed. In addition to this, a main focus will be placed on the trade environment, customs management and trade facilitation. Moreover, an introduction into trade management, contracting issues, Incoterms as well as means and modes of payment is provided. Furthermore, an insight into the highly relevant subjects of risk, security, and compliance management will be given. The course will finish with the management of international freight forwarding, road haulage, sea, air and multimodal transport operations.
|Montag||07.10.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||21.10.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||28.10.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||04.11.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||25.11.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||02.12.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||09.12.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
|Montag||16.12.2019||14:00 - 17:00||TC.3.10|
Attendance of minimum 80% (or 6/7 sessions) is mandatory.
On an individual level (60%):
- Commodity Assessment Report (10%) based on completeness and quality of content
- Written Exam of 60 min. (50%), with 4 out of 5 open questions (no case study)
On a group level (40%):
- Two Case Study Assessments (2 x 15% = 30%) to be submitted on Fridays 23:55 CET at learn@wu before class.
- One Case Study Presentation to be submitted Friday 23:55 CET at learn@wu before class and participation in group discussions (10%) based on completeness, quality of content and group presentation in-class
|1||Introduction, Drivers of Globalization in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Global Supply Chain Management: implications for sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and reverse logistics, global product strategies (with Case Study 1)
Trade Environment: Legal framework of trade and trade facilitation (with Introduction to Commodity Assessment and Case Study 2)
Customs Management: Customs procedures, export and import regulations (with Case Study 3)
Trade Management: Contracting issues, esp. CISG, Incoterms 2020 and terms of payment, means and modes of payment (with Case Study 4)
Security, Compliance and Risk Management (with Case Study 5 and Discussion of Commodity Assessment)
Transport Management (with Case Study 6)
|8||Final written exam of 60 min. with 4 out of 5 open questions (no case study)|