开始时间: 01/12/2019 持续时间: Unknown
Businesses today and their supply chains are facing increasing levels of competition and uncertainty in a global trade environment. To maintain competitiveness, firms need to ensure that supply chains meet customer demands in time and at expected quality levels, while minimising costs and maximising responsiveness. From a strategic perspective, this involves important trade-off decisions between cost, quality and flexibility of supply chains. Likewise, overdependence on particular suppliers, cultural differences between the different countries across which global supply chains can stretch, as well as geopolitical risks associated with these countries, can also be of immediate strategic concern. So how exactly is business strategy related to global supply chain design and management? How should strategic thinking shape the key drivers of supply chain design decisions and the management of global supply chain networks? What are the critical success factors and main pitfalls that a strategically minded business leader needs to be mindful of when they are relying on their global supply chains? This course will equip you with tools to design and manage effective global supply chains that can support your business strategy. you will learn to identify the critical success factors, common pitfalls, and strategic risks of global supply chain management. The importance of sustainability in global supply chain management is also considered.
Strategic supply chain management in global markets
Logistics drivers of global supply chains
Principles of global supply chain network design
Sourcing decisions in global markets