University of Tennessee

IB 439 – Global Supply Chain Management

3 credit hours

Explores the complexities of managing supply chains in a global context. Addresses issues relating to the drivers of globalization and managing the supply and demand fulfillment processes across an extended and global organization. Topics include discussions of cultural differences, regional trading blocs, global procurement, offshoring, global infrastructure, security and risk, sustainability, market entry, service quality, gray markets, customer lifetime value, demand/supply integration.

  • BUAD 331 or BUAD 337.
  • Students must be admitted to an international business collateral or concentration.