63.765 Global Supply Chain Management

Global Supply Chain Management

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36987
Status Active

This course provides a foundation on global supply chain management (GSCM) for the Ph.D. program. The course explores the interconnections and dependencies among marketing, finance, operations, and information systems with respect to GSCM. It covers topics related to the design of global facility networks, logistical planning across borders, and financial and accounting considerations such as duties, tax differentials, and exchange rates. In addition, the course will analyze the benefits and risks associated with outsourcing and offshoring and explore the importance of information technology and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in managing global supply chains. Finally, it will address recent trends in designing sustainable supply chains and managing financial, economic, and political risk throughout the supply chain. Students will be assessed through research papers and exams.