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Course Description:

The focus of this study is on the global contexts and influence of international trade on supply chains. International supply chains are investigated and dynamics and the impact of international laws and trade are examined. Students will explore other aspects such as building international strategic partnerships across different entities in supply chains, factors impacting supply chain design, procurement and strategic purchasing in the global supply chains, global logistics and transportation management, role of information technology and information sharing in global supply chains, coordination patterns in global supply chains and risk and revenue management. This study should help students meet the Business, Management & Economics requirements for understanding organizations within a broader context

Prerequisites: Principles of Management (or equivalent knowledge). A previous study (or equivalent knowledge) in international business is desirable, but not mandatory.

Assumptions about surrounding courses: Students taking this course may also take Supply Chain Management which sets the foundation for understanding a broader, global context.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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