Food Supply Chain Management Food Supply Chain Management

Module organiser: Dr Georgios Chrysochoidis

Description

From geographical distribution and diversification, to the organisation of international trade and regulations; global poverty, climate change and the use of land and water, to GMOs, water depletion and soil and crop yields; this module focuses on the challenges faced by food production, processing and trade.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges of the food chain

  • Prepare and deliver sound recommendations for food related strategies

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Self-manage time, planning and behaviour

  • Display motivation, initiative and enterprise

  • Show reflective and adaptive learning

  • Demonstrate cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis

  • Exhibit effective problem solving and decision-making skills.

Learning Outcomes

A better understanding of each link in the food supply chain, together with upcoming issues and the implication of new developments will help you prepare more efficiently for making business decisions in the context of individual initiatives and enterprises in this field.

 

Please note: This information is subject to review and change without notice.