Metropolitan State University

MKTG 653 : Global Sourcing

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: MKTG 650 Purchasing Management or equivalent with instructor consent.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
Global competition makes it increasingly important for American firms to contract with foreign companies in order to establish efficient and reliable sources of industrial materials and supplies. Topics include starting a global buying program; dealing with foreign cultures, business practices, monetary systems, and related legalities; writing international purchase orders; controlling global logistics costs; and U.S. programs designed to benefit importing buyers.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/05/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
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E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
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