Basics in Supply Chain Management

EM1F4M44B1

Semester
B
Discipline
Supply chain management
Contact hours
27 H
Number of spots
45
Open to visitors
Yes
Language
Coordinator
Alexandre Eyraud


Pedagogical contribution of the course to the program

No educational contribution associated with this course for this program.

Description

This course aims to help students understanding basic concepts in Supply Chain Management. An overview of terminologies, fundamental concepts and situations encountered in the field of Supply Chain Management will be covered, such as transportation, warehousing, distribution, inventory, operation, sustainability, Supply Chain Networks, and continuous improvement. This course stresses concepts, and strategies that can be applied to the operation, management and design of supply chain. This course is designed for students who have never learned or learned very few on logistics or Supply Chain Management in business context.

Teaching methods

Face-to-face

- Lectures

In group

- Exercises
- Oral presentations
- Case studies/texts

Interaction

- Discussions/debates
- Games (educational, role play, simulation)

Others

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Learning objectives

Cognitive domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
  • - (level 2) Discuss and become familiar with supply chain strategies that have been adopted by leading companies
  • - (level 3) Illustrate and recognize salient challenges and opportunities for managing supply chains
  • - (level 3) Illustrate examples of different supply chains
  • - (level 4) Analyze supply chain issues and examine possible solutions

Affective domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
None affective domain have been associated with this course yet

Outline

• What is Supply Chain Management? • Transportation • Warehousing • Forecasting • Inventory management • Production management • Network design

No prerequisite has been provided

Knowledge in / Key concepts to master

International business
English reading, speaking and writing

Teaching material

Mandatory tools for the course

- Computer

Documents in all formats


- Newspaper articles
- Case studies/texts

Moodle platform

- Upload of class documents
- Assessments

Software

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Additional electronic platforms

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Recommended reading


- Rushton et al (2014), Handbook of logistics and distribution management, Kogan Page - Christopher Martin (2016), Logistics & Supply Chain Management, FT Publishing International


- C. Donald & J. Waters (2007), Global Logistics: New Directions in Supply Chain Management, Kogan Page Publishers

EM Research: Be sure to mobilize at least one resource

Textbooks, case studies, translated material, etc. can be entered
No reading material has been provided.

Assessment

List of assessment methods

Intermediate assessment / continuous assessment 1Class no. 3
Written / Individual / English / Weight : 20 %
Details : MCQ
This evaluation is used to measure LO1.1, LO2.1, LO3.2
Intermediate assessment / continuous assessment 2Class no. 6
Written / Individual / English / Weight : 20 %
Details : MCQ
This evaluation is used to measure LO1.1, LO2.1, LO3.2
Final evaluationLast class
Written / Individual / English / Weight : 60 %
Details : Final written exam
This evaluation is used to measure LO1.1, LO2.1, LO3.2
No assessment methods have been attributed to this course yet.