Today’s globalization is a result of the divergence first of production and consumption on local and regional level, and second of the subsequent divergence of production itself into global supply chain networks.
Reductions in costs for transport and information exchange lead to fragmented global value-chains. Global value chains contributed towards economic prosperity in developed and in developing countries
Understand components and mechanics of international supply chains
Develop an understanding about different supply chain-needs for different products
Understand a supply chain as a management tool to manage global value chains
Apply concept of SCM to simple collaboration challenges along supply chains of own organisation