Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module aims to explore the complexity of International Sourcing and understand the activities involved. It will review the different demand characteristics and evaluate the consequential sourcing solutions to service the end customer requirements. Finally it will review logistics performance and partnership development.
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand the complexity of International Sourcing
2. Understand the activities involved in International Sourcing
3. Develop a Sourcing Plan that incorporates the logistical components
4. Understand the principals underpinning a sourcing partnership arrangement.
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