Supply Chain Management

Economics and Management of Global Supply Chains


This course provides a comprehensive analysis of global supply chains from the perspectives of both economics
and management science.

Course contents

  1. Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management
  2. Supplier Network Development
  3. Trade Flows and Transportation Logistics
  4. Volatility in Global Supply Chains
  5. Risk Management

Learning objectives

  • Students should become familiar with the most important theories, driving forces, and managerial challenges of
    global supply chains.


  •   Head (2007) "Elements of Multinational Strategy"
  •   Dornier et al. (1998) “Global Operations and Logistics”
  •   Recent papers from scientific journals