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Global Value Chain Management

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This course describes value chain activities between buyers and sellers in international business.  Emphasis is placed on global sourcing, procurement of materials and services, and on business-to-business cultural differences between countries.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Global Value Chain Technology

    • Identify information technology systems common in global value chain management.
    • Assess the impact of information technology on the global value chain.
    • Assess the impact of the Internet on the global value chain.

    Overview of Global Value Chain Management

    • Describe global value chain models.
    • Describe global supply chain models.
    • Differentiate between value chain and supply chain management.
    • Describe the components of a global value chain.
    • Examine the benefits of global value chain management.

    Future of Global Value Chain Management

    • Identify contemporary issues and trends in global value chain management.

    Global Value Chain Strategies

    • Determine appropriate hedging strategies for supply and demand in a global value chain.
    • Relate an organization's sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution strategies to its global value chain strategy.
    • Evaluate techniques to forecast customer requirements.
    • Describe inventory models that will add value to the global supply chain.

    Global Value Chain Challenges

    • Evaluate challenges of global value chain management.
    • Describe legal and ethical issues in global value chain management.
    • Examine logistics in the global value chain.
    • Examine financial issues in the global value chain.
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