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SCM-450 16 - Sourcing Globally

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 2 hours 28 minutes

Sourcing Globally

This module identifies why international purchasing is more complex than domestic sourcing.  One company’s journey from decentralized procurement to integrated global sourcing is explored.  This module:

  • Discusses international logistical issues, cultural differences, language and communication issues, legal requirements, risk management concerns (including currency risk management), and potential countertrade requirements
  • Explores the differences between international purchasing and global sourcing
  • Identifies the factors that are critical to global sourcing success
  • Presents the characteristics of a best practice global organization 

Supplementary Materials

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