MODULE V - INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FOREIGN OPERATIONS

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SUBJECT: GLOBAL VALUE CHAIN, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

Programa del Master in International Business

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Faculty

Antonio Revilla, Visiting Professor of Strategy, UC3M. PhD in Business Management - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Master in Social Research Methods, London School of Economics and Political Science (UK).
Margit Hochreiter Enriquez, Consultant in Logistics and International Transportation. Lecturer in several Executive Education Institutions. Degree in Marketing and Sales Management. Master in Logistics.
Alejandro García, Operations Director at Logista Libros SA.Superior Industrial Engineer spetialised in Industrial Organization. Master in International Management. Master in Supply Chain Management.
 

Learning goals

This course will provide students with an understanding of the strategic value of supply chain management (SCM) as a key determinant of competitive advantage in a global environment. Firstly, the contents include a comprehensive view of the main SCM objectives and strategies, with a focus on the interactions among the players along the value chain, from raw materials to distribution and retailing. Secondly, the students will also learn the main principles and tools for efficiently managing inventories, logistics and transportation. At the end of the course, the students should be able to understand and evaluate complex supply chains involving several players in different countries

Programme

1. A strategic view of supply chain management .

2. Managing the relationship with suppliers.

3. International transport and incoterms 2010.

4. Physical and Legal-economical Protection of Goods (packing and packaging, stowage, transport insurance).

5. International transport by sea and road.

6. International transport by plane.

7. Inventory Management.