Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership in Turbulent Times: Managing Complexity in Global Supply Chains

SCQF level:
SCQF credit value: 0.00
ECTS credit value: 0

Module code: SOE11242
Module leader: Sudipa Sarker
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Global supply chains are inherently risky and complex. The complexity in the supply chain is further accentuated by factors such as globalisation, outsourcing, natural (e.g., Covid-19) or manmade (e.g., Ukraine War) disasters, and climate change. Leaders in today’s organisations struggles to manage increasing complexity of global supply chain. Hence, this course is aimed at addressing this gap and is designed to answer questions such as how to lead in turbulent times. What can business leaders do to manage complexity in their respective supply chains? How to prepare for uncertainty, incorporate sustainability into the supply chain, and build resilient enterprises that can successfully navigate in this testing time?

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Comprehend complexity and uncertainty in the global supply chain,

LO2: Evaluate different strategies to handle complexity,

LO3: Apply tools and techniques to identify, assess and manage risk

LO4: Devise strategies to incorporate sustainability and build resilient enterprises.

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