SCMGT202-21A (HAM)

Global Supply Chains

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing

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Paper Description

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The fundamental aspects of global supply chain and logistics management are fully explored in this paper. The paper details the management of supply chain strategies, collaboration, integration, transportation, 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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Lectures, case-based supply chain analyses, group work learning and discussions for a blended learning experience. As this is a FLEXI paper, lectures are conducted in person but online options will also be made available for those who wish to study remotely. Supplementary material will be available on Moodle to help students with the paper content as well.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper 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. Tasks (4 x 6%)
24
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Test One
15 Apr 2021
3:00 PM
18
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3. Group Video Presentation
Sum of All
20
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4. Group Presentation - Proposal
9 Apr 2021
11:30 PM
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5. Group Presentation - Video
7 May 2021
11:30 PM
-
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6. Test Two
3 Jun 2021
3:00 PM
18
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7. Group Report
18 Jun 2021
11:30 PM
20
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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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Other Resources

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Textbook companion sites

www.wileyeurope.com/college/mangan

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Online Support

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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.

Lectures will be recorded and made available on Panopto.

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Workload

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This is a 15 point paper, which means that students are expected to spend 15 hours per week studying (on average). Group work, preparation before class and, most importantly, class attendance and active class participation are essential to the successful completion of this paper.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: MSYS277

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