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MGMT8058 - Int'l SC in the Customs Envir.

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Title:Int'l SC in the Customs Envir.
Long Title:Int'l SC in the Customs Envir.
Module Code:MGMT8058
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2021/22 ( September 2021 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Next Review Date: November 2026
Module Coordinator: Sinead Reen
Module Author: JANE O KEEFFE
Module Description: Review of the role, functions and current challenges related to Customs in an era of globalisation, having regard for the aims and functions of key influencers e.g. The World Trade Organisation (WTO),The World Customs Organisation (WCO) and trading alliances such as The Single Market. How Customs policies facilitate and interact with global trade while still meeting their enhanced objectives.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Analyse the traditional customs role versus the trade facilitation agenda.
LO2 Appraise the World Trade Organisation (WTO) functions, core principles, impact and future.
LO3 Analyse the aims, functions and influences of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) and review how customs policy facilitates world trade, regulation and law enforcement.
LO4 Debate the importance of regional and international trade/customs integration.
LO5 Analyse modern customs benefits and challenges flowing from WTO, WCO and other international initiatives.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Customs and Trade Integration
From “gatekeeper” to “facilitator” - meeting risk through partnership - the importance of regional and international trade/customs integration (e.g. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) etc.
The World Trade System.
World Trade Organisation - genesis and evolution. Globalisation and recent trade negotiations (Uruguay & Doha Rounds). The move towards bilateral and plurilateral negotiations e.g Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA - Canada & EU), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP - US & EU).
The role of the World Customs Organisation (WCO).
World Customs Organisation (WCO) conventions and policies impacting on the national, regional and international role of customs.
Customs Management and Risk Management
The modern standards of customs management and risk management. The importance of duties and taxes, classification of products, license requirements, documentation required by different countries, tariff codes, import permits and Incoterms.
European Customs Integration Policies
Overview of existing and emerging policies of european customs integration and other inter-regional benefits (green customs, CITES, environmental issues, customs ethics, rules of origin and drug enforcement).
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Student to select topic relating to module content and research. 1,3 30.0 Week 7
Written Report Students are encouraged to draw from their own experience and apply new learning and international policy developments (e.g. Brexit or the US administration) to the selected case study scenarios 3,4 30.0 Week 10
Project Identify the optimal shipping/trade route for a new customer in a selected country. Comprehensively detail the relevant international customs regulations in the form of a shipping guideline report to management. 2,3,4,5 40.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture On-line lectures and discussions on industry case studies 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Student study course material & report writing 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture On-line lectures and discussions on industry case studies 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Student study of course material and report writing 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Tutorial Tutor direction, discussion, problem solving. 1.0 Every Second Week 0.50
Total Hours 7.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Supplementary Book Resources
  • Massimo Fabio, Customs Law of the European Union, Fourth Ed.
  • Tom Walsh 2015, European Union Customs Code (a legal analysis of EU Customs Code)
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BGSCM_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Global Supply Chain Management 2 Mandatory
CR_EBSCM_8 Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Management 2 Mandatory
CR_BCGTM_7 Certificate in Customs and Global Trade Management 1 Mandatory

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