Global Supply Chain Management


About the Program

The coordination and integration of functions across the supply chain is more important than the individual functions themselves. This is especially true in a global supply chain. Supply chain executives in organizations across industries have enjoyed increased sales and an improvement of overall performance from globalization efforts in recent years. As global supply chains increase their reach and complexity, the need for professionals with the capabilities and skills to manage them will continue to increase. In this 100% online course, you’ll learn how to coordinate and integrate your global logistics, purchasing, operations and market channel strategies. You’ll apply the global supply chain management framework, exploring the implications of industry globalization drivers for supply chains. Using globalEDGE™, the expansive research tool created by the International Business Center at MSU, you’ll learn how to retrieve relevant international business and trade data. You’ll also learn how to use globalEDGE’s diagnostic tools, including Company Readiness to Export (CORE) and International Partner Selection (PARTNER), among others, to assess company strengths and weaknesses to assist you in making strategic market channel partnership decisions.

Who Should Attend this Program

This course is designed for managers, operational supply chain personnel, supply chain managers, and mid-to-top-level executives in multinational organizations and companies aspiring to engage more in the global marketplace. It will also benefit executives who want to better understand the competitive advantages of global supply chains, as well as those looking to integrate them into the corporate strategy.

Course Content
  • Establishing a Global Supply Chain Strategy
  • Implications of Industry Globalization Drivers for Supply Chains
  • Evaluating Global Supply Chain Infrastructure
  • Leveraging Logistics in Global Supply Chains
  • Purchasing in Global Supply Chains
  • Maximizing Operations in Global Supply Chains
  • Managing Market Channels in Global Supply Chains
  • Managing Global Supply Chains