Courses Master Display 2021-2022
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|Course title||Strategies and Technologies in the Supply Chain|
Diogo Pinto Pereira Rebelo Cotta
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Language of instruction||English|
Serves as introduction to the discipline, and provides an overview of the pivotal elements of the supply chain management program. Provides students with strategic insights into managing supply chains and a solid basis for understanding the subsequent elements of the program.
This course helps the student in understanding how to organize contemporary supply chains. Supply chains are constellations of firms that together form a link between raw materials and consumers. Both upstream and downstream functions together with supporting activities will be reviewed. Furthermore, the course explores what it means to strategically "manage" the different connected organisations for overall benefits of the chain. An introduction with background and overview of the different technologies that are changing the relationship between the physical and the digital world will be followed by a state-of-the art review of contemporary strategic issues in Supply Chain Management, such as supply chain integration, innovation, resilience and sustainability.
Academic and practitioner articles.
Courses and workload are very demanding for all IB Master courses. Exchange students need to have obtained a Bachelor degree in business. Exchange students need to major in supply chain management/ logistics in their Master.
An advanced level of English
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