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|Monday||10/04/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Tuesday||10/05/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Thursday||10/07/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Friday||10/08/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Monday||10/11/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Tuesday||10/12/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Thursday||10/14/21||09:00 AM - 12:15 PM||Online-Einheit|
|Friday||10/15/21||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.3.11|
Aim of the course 'Global Supply Chain Management' is to prepare students for work in a sector of the global supply chain profession. During the course and especially after finishing the course, students will be able to better understand the relationships between supply chain management and other areas of business (e.g. operations, marketing) to make right business decisions based on holistic judgements when analysing different, unexpected business situations. Students will also be able to track and trace, as well as assess the interdependent, fast-changing, and diverse world of global supply chain management, shaped by current geopolitical, economic and financial relationships, in order to make business decisions that make a difference in the world. The lecturer will help students to brush their critical thinking skills, to connect management theories and bring them into the global supply chain management context. By joining this class, students will further develop their interpersonal and leadership skills, curiosity, strategic thinking, teamwork, reflection and knowledge transfer skills which will help them to manage products or services globally.
Students who take this course will benefit as they will be able to:
1) define logistics and supply chain management and understand the importance of supply chain management for the world economy;
2) understand the international trade and its impact on supply chain management;
3) define supply chain relationships and compare different supply chain strategies;
4) understand the importance of transport in supply chain management;
5) evaluate, discuss and compare different logistics service providers;
6) understand procurement process and supplier evaluation methods;
7) understand inventory related principles in supply chain management;
8) understand and apply different warehousing techniques in supply chain management;
9) apply gained knowledge to specific company with global supply chain.
Students are allowed to miss a maximum of 2 sessions. Please inform the lecturer in due time about any overlaps with other classes/exams.
The course will utilise a combination of teaching methods including lectures and interaction between the students and the lecturer, group discussions, case studies, playing beer game, assignments, student presentations and readings. Additional material may be introduced by the lecturer via PowerPoint slides and postings on Blackboard, with practical examples from the global supply chain management. Student participation and interaction are highly encouraged and expected due to the exchange of experience and joint learning.
Assessment for this course will have the following components:
- personal contribution based on in-class participation (5%), which will be graded objectively based on active participation in in-class discussions, case studies, article discussions, in-class exercises.
- team case study (5%), groups of students will be assigned the short case study tasks.
- written individual assignment (10%), you must choose two individual written assignments from offered.
- team presentation (20%), groups of students will be assigned the task of presenting a presentation covering the global supply chain management of certain firm, based on their personal preferences.
- final exam (60%), final exam will consist of multiple-choice questions, short answer questions. It will be closed book and closed notes.
1 = Excellent (90% and above)
2 = Good (80-89%)
3 = Satisfactory (70-79%)
4 = Sufficient (60-69%)
5 = Fail (<60%)