|Module / ECTS / Path / Specialisation||Module :Basics in Supply Chain Management : 5 ECTS.|
|Discipline||Supply Chain Management|
|Open for visitors||yes (5 ECTS)|
|Working language :||English|
|Volume of contact hours :||27 h|
|Workload to be expected by the student :||108 h|
Track : Attendance
This course aims help students understanding the basic concepts, principles and strategies in Supply Chain Management. An overview of the terminology, fundamental concepts and functional scope of responsibility encountered in the field of supply chain management will be covered, such as transportation, purchasing, distribution, inventory, operation,quality management, and also sustainable supply chain.
This course stresses concepts, and strategies that can be applied to the operation, management and design of supply chain.
The course use the following organisation: lectures, discussion, in-class presentations, after-class projects in group, academic papers lecture and analysis.
Pay attention: this course is designed for students who have never learned or learned very few on logistics or supply chain in business context. So it isn't proposed to students have advanced knowledge in supply chain management, for example graduate level students.
- Discuss and become familiar with supply chain strategies that have been adopted by leading companies
- Illustrate and recognize salient challenges and opportunities for managing supply chains
- Illustrate examples of different supply chains
- Analyze supply chain issues and examine possible solutions
Session 1 : Transportation and Logistics
This session aims to introduce the different transportation solutions in industry.
(1) Motor Freight
(2) Air Freight
(3) Train Freight
(4) Other transportation
(5) Intermodal and Express Delivery
(6) Transportation in Europe
Session 2: Inventory Management
This session aims to introduce the warehouse and inventory management in SCM.
(1) Warehouse Facilities
(2) Inventory Management
(3) Logistics Network Design
Session 3: Supply Chain Operation
This session aims to introduce the production and operation issues in SCM.
(1) Production: Process Design
(2) Operation: Capacity Design
Session 4: Supply Chain Planning
(1) Forecasting Methodology
(2) Supply Chain Planning
Session 5: Supply Chain Sourcing
(1) Mid-Term Test
(3) Supplier Management
Session 6: Supply Chain Quality Management
(1) 6 Sigma
(2) Lean Management
(3) Other Quality management
Session 7: Supply Chain risk management and sustainability
(1) Supply chain risk management
(2) Supply chain sustainability
Session 8: Information systems in Supply Chain
(1) Information system
(2) Internet of Things, Blockchain
(3) Supply Chain Finance
Session 9: Final presentation of Group project
English reading, speaking and writting
-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
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