Effectively Managing Global Supply and Risk in an Increasingly Complex World

Course Description

Today’s supply managers are finding that they need to do much work in terms of conceptualizing, designing, and implementing initiatives that may be effective globally. In addition supply managers need to understand the risks inherent in sourcing globally and be able to develop mitigation strategies for these risks. This course and the associated case studies, activities and discussions address key issues and topics that are essential to the global aspects of supply and risk management.

Course ID: LOG 4511P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14742 Nov 11, 2014 Nov 13, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $2,500
15451 Oct 6, 2015 Oct 8, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,800

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: www.scl.gatech.edu/orgdiscount) – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

How You Will Benefit

  • Describe the major similarities and differences between domestic and global supply.
  • Discuss the reasons for the increase in global business activity.
  • Understand the key trends in the global marketplace.
  • Describe the critical changes affecting global logistics.
  • Understand and classify supply risk.
  • Define risk mitigation strategies.
  • Effectively manage supply risk.


  • The changing global landscape
  • Understanding international sourcing
  • Sourcing in emerging and low cost countries
  • Identifying, preventing and managing global supply risk
  • Pursuing global supply management excellence
  • Developing global strategies
  • Creating a world class global organization



  • Laptop
  • Calculator


  • Memory stick

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown