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FITT 0115 - Global Supply Chain Management

Forum for International Trade Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Global supply chain management enables companies to manage the flow of goods, information and finances among international trade networks in the most efficient manner. This course explains the importance of supply chain management in the success of all international trade ventures, including the exporting and importing of raw materials and finished products. Topics covered include: standard trade documentation and Incoterms; managing production, inventory and returns efficiently and cost effectively; and methods to enhance performance and reduce supply chain risk.


English 12 (recommended). Business experience (recommended).



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the stages of a global supply chain.
  • Develop a well-planned supply chain management strategy to enhance a company's competitiveness.
  • Define the standard trade terminology used in international transactions.
  • Identify the main types of documentation used in international trade transactions.
  • Manage production, inventory, delivery and returns efficiently to meet international demands to reduce a company's risk.
  • Select methods to enhance supply chain performance and efficiency.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

FITT 0115 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. International Trade Training (FITTskills)


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