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AM305918 - Global Supply Chain Management

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

- The logistics and SCM concept
- Global supply chains
- Logistics and customer value
- Relationships and strategies within supply chains
- Logistics activities - transport, inventory and materials handling - Purchasing and procurement
- SCM, complexity and vulnerability
- Responsiveness, integration and profitability in the supply chain
- Overview of export/import & the Sunnmøre region/Norway
– Export - import documentation and steps
- Methods and instruments of payment and pricing
- Export and import strategies and practices
– Export marketing
– Methods of financing exporters
– Customs clearance of import and export cargo
– Shipping
– Export procedures and documents
– Incoterms
– World Trade Organization
- Barriers to exporting
- Determinants of export performance
- Exporter/importer behavior
- Usefulness of export information sources
- Exporting problems & barriers
- Technology & export behavior
- Ethical issues in export/import
- Export propensity, intensity & firm performance

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
- Master core terminology within logistics and supply chain management
- Identify and describe various logistics challenges
- Explain how logistics and supply chain management can be used to enhance a company's competitive advantage
- Account for various strategies within logistics and supply chain management
- A global perspective of supply chain management.
- Understand network thinking in regards to export. This includes the role of import in relation to export, including the role of business relationships with customers, suppliers, supporting actors such as consultants, financial institutions, logistics service providers.
- Appreciation of the role of export/import process in the globalized world market.

Skills:
- Describe complexity and vulnerability in the supply chain
- Have a broad overview of the export-import process and its related literature and research streams.
- Have the ability to do basic analysis of import-export data.
- Have the ability to create export and import plans

Competence:
- Have an understanding of how supply chain activities and export/import from a network perspective can create customer value

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods:
Lectures, group assignments, case presentations and discussions.

Mandatory assignment:
One mandatory group assignments must be approved prior to the written exam. Passed mandatory exercise is valid for later continuation exams.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oppgave

Further on evaluation

4 hours written individual exam.
The use of a basic calculator is allowed.
Previously approved mandatory assignments do not need to be handed in again for later exams.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

None

Course materials

Required books:
J. Mangan, C. Lalwani: Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, John Wiley & Sons (2016), ISBN: 9781119117827
Paul, J. & Aserkar, R. Export Import Management, Oxford University Press (Fourth impression 2016), ISBN: 9780198089407
A collection of research articles/papers in addition to the textbooks.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
AM302212 3.5 01.09.2018
AM301908 4.0 01.09.2018
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2019-12-02 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
G239/225-Fy Fagskolen 0
G133 Fagskolen 0
G129 Sengepost 2 Fagskolen 0
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 D 2020-05-13 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
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If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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