Over the past decades, the processes that bring along our (agro) industrial products and services have been segmented and moved to dispersed locations around the globe. The global or regional value chains that resulted from this process offer national economies the opportunity to specialize on individual stages.
However, the extent to which participation in global value chains positively contributes to domestic development goals depends on the conditions under which domestic industry and farming can participate in these chains.
The institutional context (such as government regulation) is crucial to led value chains offer domestic companies opportunities for upgrading, acquiring advanced technology, for creating new jobs, with learning opportunities, more inclusiveness and sustainability in production/
Course objectivesAt the end of the Value Chain Analysis course at Maastricht School of Management you:
- Will understand (a) the main drivers of global value chain development, and (b) the relationships between SME sustainability strategies and value chain governance and upgrading.
- Can apply the new knowledge to analyze the competitive position of a national industry sector in the global economy, and devise a suitable upgrading strategy.
- Can critically assess the implications for business development.
- Can communicate about the analysis and implications to both lay and specialist audiences in the private and public sectors.
- Can carry out an appropriate value chain analysis at company or national level.
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Topics included in the program are:
- The rise of Global Value Chains (GVCs)
- GVC Governanc
- GVC Upgrading
- Developing economies and GVCs
- Private sector development in value chains
- Monitoring & results measuring of value chain interventions
- Value chain collaboration & partnerships
This program is designed for all senior executives, policy makers, lecturers and consultants from emerging economies who are involved in GVCs or are motivated to learn about, and apply GVC tools and approaches.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Applicants should have the ability to function academically and professionally at Bachelor level.
- Because it is an interactive program, candidates should have an adequate level of spoken and written English to be able to follow the program and to actively participate.
- If it turns out that an applicant does not have the sufficient level of English, a certificate will not be awarded.
International2799 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2799 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
EU/EEA2799 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2799 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
Living costs for Maastricht
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
15% for 2 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
25% for 3 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
40% for 4 - 6 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
For > 6 participants we will offer a tailor made program.
20% for nationals and permanent residents of one of the 27 member countries of the European Union.
Alumni Lifelong Learning:
15% discount for Maastricht School of Management registered Alumni.
Deans Development fund: based on country
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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