This course systematically addresses strategic issues in global supply chain management. It addresses corporate strategy formulation including the role of supply chains and value chains, as well as the roles of each of the players in the game. In addition, it will deal will the demands of the present time and 'flat world' regarding corporate social responsibility, supply chain carbon footprints, et cetera. Altogether, the course thereby provides the perspective to position supply chain activities and assess innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities. After all, innovation and entrepreneurship is about making changes in strategy work. The course will be concluded by a written exam. Course content will be largely based on the content of the supply chain strategy course in the M.Sc. IB Programme in SCM at SBE.
participants learn to understand thee strategic relevance of supply chain management level, at a corporate level, as well as from a value chain viewpoint.