Global Value Chain

This course examines aspects of the primary activities, distribution and inventory management and the supporting activities of document management and procurement, which are integral to international trade logistics. This course examines how organizations obtain resources and what they need to know to control and manage logistical systems in relation to international trade. This course focuses on the essential basics of getting goods and services to the customer, in both the service and the manufacturing industries. Standard trade documentation and Incoterms are also covered, as well as the principles for managing production, inventory, delivery and returns efficiently and cost effectively. Methods to reduce supply chain risk and enhance performance are also included.