Green Supply Chain Management
Topics covered include: Closed-loop supply chains, reverse logistics systems, carbon footprinting, life-cycle analysis and supply chain sustainability strategy.
Course Description :
The half-semester graduate course in Green Supply Chain Management will focus on the fundamental strategies, tools and techniques required to analyze and design environmentally sustainable supply chain systems. Topics covered include: Closed-loop supply chains, reverse logistics systems, carbon footprinting, life-cycle analysis and supply chain sustainability strategy.
Class sessions will combine presentations, case discussions and guest speakers. All students will work on a course-long team project that critically evaluates the environmental supply chain strategy of an industry or a publicly traded company. Grades will be based on class participation, case study assignments and the team project.
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Chapter #1 - Introduction
Chapter #2 - Reverse Logistics and Closing the Loop
Chapter #3 - Carbon Footprinting
Chapter #4 - Life Cycle Analysis
Chapter #5 - Multi-stakeholder Engagements
Chapter #6 - International Regulations and Supply Chains
Chapter #7 - Green Supply Chain Strategy