2.965 Global Supply Chain Management

Class Info

Focuses on the planning, processes, and activities of supply chain management for companies involved in international commerce. Students examine the end-to-end processes and operational challenges in managing global supply chains, such as the basics of global trade, international transportation, duty, taxes, trade finance and hedging, currency issues, outsourcing, cultural differences, risks and security, and green supply chains issues. Highly interactive format features student-led discussions, staged debates, and a mock trial. Includes assignments on case studies and sourcing analysis, as well as projects and a final exam.

This class has 1.260, 1.261, 15.761, and 15.778 as prerequisites.

2.965 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by B. Arntzen.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Thursdays in E52-164.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 2.965 was rated 4.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT - Program Areas for M.S.T. Students site or on the 2.965 Stellar site.

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