YSS-32806 Advanced Supply Chain Management

Course

Credits 6.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Lecture32
Tutorial12
Practical24
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm
Lecturer(s)dr. CN Verdouw
prof. dr. JH Trienekens
prof. dr. ir. JME Pennings
dr. R Akkerman
dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen
dr. ir. Y de Mey
dr. SA Osinga
dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm
Examiner(s)dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen
dr. SA Osinga
dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm

Language of instruction:

English

Assumed knowledge on:

ORL-20306 Decision Science 1

Continuation courses:

BEC-30306 Advanced Agricultural Business Economics; ORL-30806 Operations Research and Logistics; INF-31306 Information Systems

Contents:

This course provides a theoretical basis for multi-disciplinary analysis and improvement of supply chains and networks, focusing especially on supply chain modelling methods. In this course, the focus is on decision support methods for operational performance, tactical operations management and strategic partnership in supply chains.

Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- apply presented algorithms and techniques to calculate an answer for a provided decision problem;
- apply supply chain concepts from logistics, information science and economics in provided business cases;
- construct a quantitative model for a presented decision problem in the supply chain;
- evaluate the interactions between the various supply chain processes and the impact of these interactions on decision making.

Activities:

Study the book and provided material on Blackboard, make pre-class tests and participate actively in lectures, tutorials and computer practicals.

Examination:

- written exam (80%);
- pre-class tests (10%);
- practicals in group work (10%).
The written exam requires a minimum of 44 out of 80 points to pass. Further details can be found in the course guide.

Literature:

Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl. (2016). Supply Chain Management, Strategy, Planning and Operation, 6th ed. Publisher: Pearson. ISBN 13: 9781292093567.

ProgrammePhaseSpecializationPeriod
Compulsory for: MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScA: Business Studies5AF
Restricted Optional for: MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScD: Management in Life Sciences5AF