Course provides students with key concepts and knowledge that will help them understand the nature of Global Supply Chains. Course material integrates issues from Marketing, Logistics and Operations Management. By taking a strategic approach, the course will focus on executive decisions involving investments, capabilities, and processes and evolving issues that will impact global supply chains..
Work experience is highly meaningful but not necessary.
LEARNING OUTCOMES / COURSE OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, students should:
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Phone Number: (901) 755-6320
COURSE STRUCTURE & MATERIALS
This course is team-based. Each Team will be composed of 3-5 students. Each Team is responsible for providing its own materials for all assignments, such as pens, paper, and computers. Instructor will provide a link to HBS business case documents and articles which the students will have to purchase on-line. There are no textbooks for this course.
Course Objectives / Takeaways
HBS Case – Walmart Supply Chain Case Reading
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
HBS Walmart Supply Chain Case Discussion
HBS Case – Apple Supply Chain Articles on Metrics/Incentives and SC Turnaround
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Supply Chain Capabilities Overview
12 -1 p.m.
Apple Supply Case Discussion
S C Environmental Scan Risk and Resilience, Reshoring Sustainability, Innovation IP Rights and Counterfeiting
Articles - various