Sourcing Strategy

llsms2037  2023-2024  Louvain-la-Neuve

Sourcing Strategy
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Blome Constantin; Henke Michael;
Main themes
Development and implementation of sourcing strategies
Learning outcomes

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

1 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
- 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
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
Evaluation methods
The performance assessment will be based on individual and group performance:
- Group Performance (50%):
- Group case report (50%)
- Individual Performance (50%):
- Individual submission (15%)
- Final exam (35%)
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Chemical and Materials Engineering

Master [120] in Civil Engineering

Master [120] in Biomedical Engineering

Master [120] in Mechanical Engineering

Master [120] in Electrical Engineering

Master [120] in Physical Engineering

Master [120] in Computer Science and Engineering

Master [120] in Computer Science

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Electro-mechanical Engineering

Master [120] in Mathematical Engineering

Master [120] in Data Science Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Data Science: Information Technology

Master [120] in Energy Engineering