Sourcing Strategy

llsms2037  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Sourcing Strategy
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
Development and implementation of sourcing strategies

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


During their programme, students of the LSM Master¿s in management or Master¿s in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities¿

- To implement and apply professional category strategies
- To become familiar with the arsenal of potential sourcing strategies
- To experience best practices in sourcing strategies and learn their hurdles and success factors
- To learn how to provide a thorough supply analysis to derive superior sourcing strategies


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Category Strategy
- Outsourcing, Offshoring & Global Sourcing
- Supply Chain Risk Management
- Sustainable Procurement & Procurement Ethics
- Procurement 4.0 & Internet of Things
- Supply Chain Finance
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

A major part of the course consists of lectures related to the literature and some guest lectures from industry
with leading practitioners. In addition, case discussion and short tasks during the course will further facilitate
  • In-class activities
Interactive seminar
Project based learning
role playing/simulation
  • At home activities
Exercices to prepare the lecture
Paper work
Students presentation
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Management

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Management