Global Supply Chain Management introduces an essential component of international trade: managing an international supply chain. It enables companies to manage the flow of goods, information and finances among international networks in the most efficient manner. To ensure that customers are satisfied with the product, price and service, companies must effectively manage their supply chains. This means minimizing costs, reducing waste and preventing over production.
This course describes the necessary basics of global supply chain management and includes:
- Its importance in the success of all international trade ventures
- Exporting and importing of raw materials and finished products
- Standard trade documentation and incoterms
- The principles for managing production, inventory, delivery and returns efficiently and cost effectively
- Regulatory compliance
- The most appropriate inventory-management options and methods of transporting products
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Contact Sandy Gordon
at 902.421.1302 x 2231
Barrie Reid is currently a full-time faculty member in the International Business diploma program at NSCC Truro Campus.
has over twenty-seven years senior industry experience in sales, marketing and general manage-ment. The focus of his work has been in the service, packaged consumer goods, giftware and beverage industries.
has worked in multi-national companies and small entrepreneurial businesses. He possesses extensive national and international experience involving sales, product management, business development, marketing implementation, logistics, exporting and licensing of products.
's credentials include the C.S.P. sales certification and the Certified International Trade Professional designation (CITP).
"Prior experience and learning do count in the CITP designation process. Participants can obtain exemptions from FITTskills course requirements through FITT´s Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) process, which provides credit for previous work experience and/or education."
Financial support for course fees is possible for
companies through the ExportAbility program.