Global Supply Chain Management
Area of Study
Business Administration, Management, Supply Chain Management
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Today's world trade dynamics and a fierce competition in any marketplace have led to
the rapid improvement of technologies and processes in order to adapt to the
unpredictable demand. However, it is not enough to apply the latest technology or
invest high amounts of capital in the newest infrastructure; you must partner with the
other actors (organizations) of the chain so that you along with the others produce value
and optimize profitability. It is necessary as part of the Emphasis in International Trade
to learn the strategies and processes within a Global Supply Chain to guarantee that
students will develop the skills to know how to work in a collaborative manner. This
course will be of great contribution for the decision making process related to the
different areas of the supply chain.
To assimilate the purpose of working within a Supply Chain and the complexities of working in a Global Supply Chain.
To learn and apply the tools leading to the integration inside the supply chain.
To understand the principles of optimization inside the SC
To appropriate the knowledge of how Global supply chains operate in the World to
apply in the Colombian context.
Written exams covering contents. Case analysis and workshops to see the contents
applied in practice. Presentations and papers to evaluate analysis and reflection
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