Supply Chain Management and Strategy

Overview, Current Issues and Challenges

April 27-28, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
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..

PREREQUISITE
Work experience is highly meaningful but not necessary.

LEARNING OUTCOMES / COURSE OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, students should:


COURSE COST
$2,840

INSTRUCTOR
Ratan Bhagat | Bio (PDF)
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 SCHEDULE:

Day 1
Time Discussion Topics Assignment

8:30-9 a.m.

Course Objectives / Takeaways

9-10:15 a.m.

HBS Case – Walmart Supply Chain Case Reading

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

HBS Walmart Supply Chain Case Discussion

12-1 p.m.

Lunch

1-5 p.m.
SCS Overview



Global Supply Chain Overview
Supply Chain Operational Models
Supply Chain Linkages

HBS Case – Apple Supply Chain Articles on Metrics/Incentives and SC Turnaround

Day 2
Time Discussion Topics Assignment

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Supply Chain Operations & Value Creation

Supply Chain Capabilities Overview
Discussion on Partnershipsand Incentives and Turnarounds

 


12 -1 p.m.

Lunch

1-2:45 p.m.

Apple Supply Case Discussion

3-5 p.m.
Supply Chain Strategic Planning

S C Environmental Scan Risk and Resilience, Reshoring Sustainability, Innovation IP Rights and Counterfeiting

Articles - various
Class Team Presentations

 


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