Managing Global Supply Chains (OPS&IS) (N1543)
15 credits, Level 5
You explore the global dimensions associated with managing supply chains and examine topics including:
- the emergence of global business
- the nature and structure of global supply chain management
- the supplier selection process
- supply chain governance
- outsourcing and offshoring
- the emerging issues of supply chain sustainability and ethics.
67%: Practical (Workshop)
100%: Coursework (Essay, Test)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: