|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||prof. dr. JH Trienekens|
|Lecturer(s)||prof. dr. JH Trienekens|
|prof. dr. ir. JGAJ van der Vorst|
|prof. dr. JM Bloemhof|
|prof.dr. ir. GJ Hofstede|
|dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen|
|dr. PTM Ingenbleek|
|Examiner(s)||prof. dr. JH Trienekens|
Language of instruction:
Assumed knowledge on:
MST-24306 (Introduction to Business Management and Marketing)
ORL-31306 Advanced Supply Chain Management
The course will provide a theoretical basis of and introduction to multi-disciplinary analysis of supply chains, supported by practical knowledge based on recent case-studies. It will enable the students to understand and analyse supply chain products and information flows and to understand supply chain improvement options. The focus will be on management and coordination of operational processes in supply chains, from supply of raw materials until delivery of end-products to consumers. Attention is paid to: 1. Supply Chain Management, including supply chain strategy design, customer fulfilment strategies, product development and order fulfilment, 2. Supply Chain Design, including globalisation aspects, cost management and outsourcing, 3. Supply Chain Collaboration, including relationships management, information sharing and performance measurement.
At the end of the course, the student is expected to:
- understand main concepts in the field of supply chain management;
- be familiar with management and coordination in supply chains
- be able to critically assess literature on supply chain management and make applications to real-life supply chains
- be knowledgeable about the main developments and issues in national as well as international food supply chains
- be able to understand improvement options in food supply chains regarding chain strategy, chain design and chain collaboration.
The programme consists of lectures in which the major Supply Chain Management issues are addressed, working in groups on case-studies and discussion meetings. In performing case studies (in small groups of 3-4 persons) students must achieve the capabilities to analyse supply chain issues and understand options for improvement.
- 14 lectures;
- 4 discussion meetings and guest lectures;
- 3 case studies (20 hrs/case);
Written exam and cases-studies.
|Compulsory for:||BBC||Management and Consumer Studies||BSc||A: Management Studies||4WD|
|Restricted Optional for:||MME||Management, Economics and Consumer Studies||MSc||A: Management Studies||4WD|
|MME||Management, Economics and Consumer Studies||MSc||D: Management, Innovation and Life Sciences||2MO, 4WD|
|MME||Management, Economics and Consumer Studies||MSc||D: Management, Innovation and Life Sciences||4WD|
|MFT||Food Technology||MSc||B: Food Innovation and Management||4WD|
|Compulsory for:||WUSCM||BSc Minor Supply Chain Management||2MO|
|Restricted Optional for:||WUBBS||BSc Minor Bio-Based Technology||4WD|