SCMGT202-19A (HAM)

Global Supply Chains

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing

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: fmostafa@waikato.ac.nz
: helena.wang@waikato.ac.nz
: lori.jervis@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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The fundamental aspects of global supply chain and logistics management are fully explored. The paper details the management of supply chain strategies, collaboration, integration, transportation, warehousing, inventory and global logistics with multiple considerations including efficiency, value creation, risk, and sustainability.

Particular emphasis is placed on the strategic role of logistics management and supply chain collaboration to provide increased customer value, reduced supply chain risks, and improved sustainability.

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Paper Structure

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Face-to-face lectures, case-based supply chain analysis, group work learning and discussions for a blended learning experience.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Explain the reasons for the growth of international trade and the role of multinational companies
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  • Explain the roles played by supply chain logistics service providers and outsourcing in view of the drive towards integrated global supply chains
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  • Describe the fundamental principles of risk management and sustainability and their application to global supply chain logistics
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  • Compare the cost structures and operating characteristics of different transport modes, and identify the key issues relevant to transport planning
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  • Evaluate the effectiveness of security initiatives for addressing a range of contemporary transport security threats, including terrorism and piracy
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  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing about a context of global supply chain
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Test No. 1
3 Apr 2019
11:00 AM
20
  • In Class: In Lecture
2. Case Study - Group Presentation
22 May 2019
11:00 AM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
3. Topic Discussions
29 May 2019
No set time
15
  • In Class: In Lecture
4. Test No. 2
29 May 2019
11:00 AM
25
  • In Class: In Lecture
5. Class Participation
31 May 2019
No set time
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
6. Case Study - Group Assignment
12 Jun 2019
9:00 AM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
  • Hand-in: Assignment Box
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 3rd Edition, J. Mangan, C. Lalwani, T. Butcher, John Wiley, 2016
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Recommended Readings

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Web support is available via Moodle - which contains copies of the slides used in class, announcements, assessment details, and other useful electronic resources.
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Other Resources

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Textbook companion sites

www.wileyeurope.com/college/mangan

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Online Support

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Moodle is used for course materials downloads.

Group discussion can be done via your own online tools/Apps or done in the booked lecturer room on Thursday.

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Workload

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Face-to-face contact hours with the lecturer: 2 hours per week

Group discussions: 1 ~ 2 hours per week

Studies for assignments and other assessments: 7 hours per week

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Prerequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: MSYS277

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