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ES93V - Globalisation & Outsourcing

  • Module code: ES93V
  • Module name: Globalisation & Outsourcing
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The world is becoming much more interrelated and interdependent in a business context everyday. One of the key drivers, in today’s globalized world, and the latest business innovation is Outsourcing and Offshoring. Almost all companies employ these initiatives today. Students entering industry and business today will invariably face Outsourcing and Offshoring situations, that go beyond company and national boundaries. This module is intended to equip students on what is involved in handling such situations.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module, successful participants will be able to: Operate in situations where the Outsourcing and Offshoring management techniques are being used; Determine where these tools are the best solutions to apply, where they should be a part of the sourcing strategy, justify their use and critically review the benefits accruing; Contribute to the successful utilisation and implementation of these techniques; Understand the challenges of dealing globally, and the risks associated with the use of these innovations; Appreciate the factors which make the UK a good sourcing destination for businesses around the world.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/go/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES93V-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (H1Y8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Hong Kong) (H1Y9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Engineering and Logistics (H1ZC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Cyber Security and Management (H6C3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Hong Kong) (H6C4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Cyber Security and Management (H6C6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1