- Code BUSI7001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Commerce, International Business, Management
- Academic career PGRD
- David Leaney
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2023
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This course is accessible to both on campus and remote students. See the Class Summary for further information.
In the increasingly connected global economy, businesses participate in supply chains that span across national borders to diversify risk, enable speciation, and create collaborative synergy in their efforts of value-creation. A global network of supply chain partners facilitates the purchasing, production, and distribution activities of multinational companies to create value in products or services for international markets. Effective and efficient management of the global supply chain can enhance the global competitiveness of firms. Using a combination of lectures, case studies and seminar discussion, the course explores the main issues in global supply chain management (SCM) to underline their strategic importance to firms. It first places SCM in the context of international business. It then discusses the core concepts of SCM, supply chain strategies, and key operations. The later part of the course focuses on the designing of global supply chain to counter risks, enhance efficiency, and promote sustainability.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- define, explain and illustrate the key operational issues involved in international logistics;
- explain and illustrate the significance of logistics and supply chain management in international business;
- explain and illustrate the composition of global supply chain;
- apply this knowledge of managing logistics in international trade operations in analysis, discussion and argument;
- analyse the supply chain strategies of firms;
- examine the levels of risk, efficiency, and sustainability of a supply chain; and,
- communicate effectively in oral and written forms about international supply chain management using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions
- Typical assessment may include but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessments as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to complete the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.
Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
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