Global Outsourcing Offshoring

Module code:

Module description

The module aims to: 

  1. assess the role of outsourcing and offshoring in shaping business and IT strategy in a global context,
  2. critically examine how sourcing decisions are made,
  3. evaluate global sourcing practices based on theory and examples,
  4. explore emergent trends in the global sourcing marketplace.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 33 hours
  • Self-directed study: 67 hours
  • Assessment: 50 hours


  • Group presentation: 50%
  • Individual report: 50%