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.
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|Monday||10/11/21||02:00 PM - 05:00 PM||D1.1.074|
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|Monday||10/25/21||02:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.3.08|
|Monday||11/08/21||02:00 PM - 05:00 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Monday||11/29/21||02:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.3.08|
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|Monday||12/13/21||02:00 PM - 04:00 PM||Online-Einheit|
Attendance of minimum 80% (or 6/7 sessions) is mandatory.
This semester, teaching will be in synchronous hybrid mode: a mixture of class room teaching and remote online sessions (via ZOOM) in parallel. Only if absolutely necessary this class would switch to full distance mode. Even in the remote format, the sessions will take place within the announced time slots.
On an individual level (60%):
- Commodity Assessment Report (10%) based on completeness and quality of content
- Remote Take Home Exam (50%).
On a group level (40%):
- Two Case Study Assessments (2 x 10% = 20%) in form of a brief management summary to be submitted on Fridays 23:55 CET on learn@wu before class.
- One pre-recorded Case Study Presentation (20%) to be submitted on Fridays 23:55 CET on learn@wu before class. Grading is based on completeness, quality of content, group presentation and participation in peer-evaluation of other presentations in-class.
Grading Scale is as follows:
- Excellent (1): 90%-100%
- Good (2): 76% - <90%
- Satisfactory (3): 65% - <76%
- Sufficient (4): 50% - <65%
- Fail (5): <50.0%
Upon request - see: firstname.lastname@example.org
|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
Trade Environment: Legal framework of trade and trade facilitation (with Introduction to Commodity Assessment and Case Study 1)
Customs Management: Customs procedures, export and import regulations (with Case Study 2)
Trade Management: Contracting issues, esp. CISG, Incoterms 2020 and terms of payment, means and modes of payment (with Case Study 3)
Security, Compliance and Risk Management (with Case Study 4 and Discussion of Commodity Assessment)
Transport Management (with Case Study 5)
Remote Take Home Exam (time schedule subject to revision to suit students in different time zones)