Global Outsourcing Strategy
Pusan National University
Busan, South Korea
Area of Study
Business Administration, Business Management
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
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Hours & Credits
On completion of this unit you should be able to:
1. Identify and apply appropriate strategies, techniques, and tools to enable efficient and effective global sourcing and supply chain management
2. Explore dynamic network effects in global sourcing and supply chain management
3. Develop collaborative skills that are a fundamental element of global sourcing and supply chain management.
Global outsourcing and supply chain management has been identified by the business community as a key discipline which can generate significant cost savings, improve customer value and be used effectively to gain a sustainable competitive advantage. Global outsourcing and supply chain management is about managing the firm’s logistics and other functions. This includes the management of a set of activities designed to enhance value for the firm’s customers by integrating business processes across departmental and inter-organizational boundaries, from the raw material stage to the consumption stage. Effectively managing global outsourcing and supply chain management help firms to achieve cross-functional and cross-organizational synergies as well as to attain competitive superiority. This represents a great challenge as well as a tremendous opportunity for most firms in the competitive business environment of
today. The aim of the unit is to develop and reinforce your existing knowledge base. Global outsourcing and supply chain management will develop your logistics
This unit consists of weekly2-hourr lecture and 1-hour tutorial. The lecture includes the key theories and practices of each weekly subject. In the tutorials, students are encouraged to apply the learned theories to real business practices by studying applicable real cases and dealing with review questions.